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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
What's Going On

Released: August 29, 2006 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 826663101782
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On the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band releases its reinterpretation of Marvin Gaye's classic LP What's Going On. Thirty-five years after its original release, the political and social themes of the album are just as relevant as ever. Along with many others along the Gulf Coast, the members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band lost their homes to Katrina. Their take on What's Going On is not only an attempt to express their feelings about this tragedy and other current events, but also a tribute to the spirit of their hometown of New Orleans. A bevy of guest vocalists turned out for the recording, including Chuck D, Ivan Neville, G. Love, Guru and Bettye LaVette. Shout! Factory is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each copy of What's Going On to Tipitina's Foundation, benefiting the music community of New Orleans.

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