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Songs about the oil spill gush from New Orleans musicians

A sampling of the jazz, bluegrass, rap and other songs inspired by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

July 29, 2010|Los Angeles Times

New Orleans musicians often write about tragedies and the BP oil spill is no exception. These are just a small sample of the jazz, bluegrass, rap and other songs New Orleans musicians wrote about the spill.

Nobody knows nothin'. Written by John Boutte, Bill Lynn and Paul Sanchez. Featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Clint Maedgen and Threadhead Records artists John Boutté, Paul Sanchez, Susan Cowsill, Craig Klein, and Margie Perez

Ain't My Fault. with Mos Def', Lenny Kravitz, Trombone Shorty, Tim Robbins, Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Sorry Ain't Enough No More by Shamarr Allen, Dee-1, Paul Sanchez, & Bennie of Hot 8

Sportsman's Paradise by Ramblin' Letters

Sweet Crude Blues by John Bagnato

Hey Tony! By Louie Ludwig

They Dug a Hole by Kevin O'Day

Drill Baby Drill by Rudy's Caribbean Funk Band

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