Song of the Day: Randy Newman – “Louisiana 1927”

Happy birthday wishes go out to Randy Newman, who turns 73 years old today. Newman has so many great songs it’s hard to pick one, but we’ll go with this, which is certainly one of his more beloved songs. Off the 1974 album Good Old Boys, it’s about the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and understandably found a new audience years later after Hurricane Katrina hit.

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