BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #224: ‘ THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS’-REDBONE

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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.

3 responses to “BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #224: ‘ THE WITCH QUEEN OF NEW ORLEANS’-REDBONE

  1. Always tickle me that LEON REDBONE had a disclaimer on the sleeve of his ‘On The Track’ album of 1975, stating:
    ‘Leon Redbone is not to be confused or associated with the Epic recording artists, ‘Redbone.’:-D

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