Australian singles charts:
Witch Queen of New Orleans entered the Kent charts on 13 December 1971 and peaked at #17. The song was #92 on the Top 100 of 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.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Witch_Queen_of_New_Orleans
About Redbone: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redbone_(band)
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