Witch Queen of New Orleans peaked at no 14 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 11 March 1972.
‘The Witch Queen of New Orleans’ is about a 19th-century practitioner of voodoo from New Orleans named Marie Laveau, referred to in the song lyrics as “Marie la Voodoo veau”. The song was written by the two Native American brothers of the group Redbone, Lolly Vegas and Pat Vegas. It shows influences from New Orleans R&B and swamp pop.
About Redbone: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redbone_(band)
This song is also on our Spotify playlist.
New to Bang a Gong? Click HERE to learn more about us.