Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #224: ‘The Witch Queen Of New Orleans’- Redbone. November 20, 1971.
- Single: ‘The Witch Queen Of New Orleans’- Redbone
- Record Company- Epic
- Genre: Rock
- Written by Lolly Vegas and Pat Vegas
- Time: 2:45
- B-side: ‘Chant: 13th Hour’
- Album- Message From A Drum
- Grade: B+
- Peaked at # 21 17 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
Redbone formed in Los Angeles, California- had two Top 40 hits- this- ‘The Witch Queen Of New Orleans’ was the first- the other- a bigger hit- and one you still hear today- ‘Come And Get Your Love’ #5 in 1974.’ The Queen Witch Of New Orleans’ is about a 19th century practitioner of voodoo named Marie Laveau.