500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Professor Longhair, 'New Orleans Piano'
500
222/500

222. Professor Longhair, 'New Orleans Piano'

Atlantic, 1972

There may never have been a funnier, sunnier piano player. His rolling, rumba-tinged style, yodeling vocals and whistling make tracks such as "Tipitina" swinging blasts of joy. New Orleans Piano collects Atlantic singles from 1949 to 1953, including the ultimate party anthem, "Mardi Gras in New Orleans."

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