Charly Records are proud to announce the first ever long-play UK reissue of the New Orleans masterpiece, Mother-In-Law, penned and produced by Allen Toussaint and Ernie K-Doe.

Ernest Kador Jr was born in New Orleans in 1933 and adopted the pseudonym Ernie K-Doe for his flamboyant on-stage performances. He was an eccentric local figure branding himself as the “Emperor of the Universe” and using the catch phrase “Burn K-Doe, Burn!” for his explosive radio shows.

He is, of course, best known for his 1961 Billboard #1 pop and R&B hit ‘Mother-In-Law’, also the title track of our album. The song was written by Allen Toussaint who initially struggled to get an acceptable take. Thanks to back-up singer Willie Harper they gave it another try and struck gold. Toussaint also played piano on the finished recording. Sadly, K-Doe was unable to repeat the success although he did break the R&B Top 40 with ‘Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta’ featured here and with ‘Later For Tomorrow’ in 1967.

In 1994 K-Doe opened his own bar in downtown New Orleans known as the Mother-In-Law Lounge which remains as a shrine to the singer to this day.

TRACK LIST LP

SIDE A

1. Mother-In-Law
2. Make You Love Me
3. Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta
4. Hurry Up And Know It
5. T’Ain’t It the Truth
6. Rub Dub Dub

SIDE B

1. Hello, My Lover
2. There’s A Will, There’s A Way
3. Heebie Jeebies
4. Wanted - $10,000 Reward
5. Waiting At The Station
6. She’s Waiting

MOTHER-IN-LAW

MOTHER-IN-LAW

Ernie K-Doe

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LP Information

- Legendary New Orleans recordings
- Features the No. 1 hit record ‘Mother-In-Law’
- Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame 2009
- The sound of New Orleans at its best
- First EVER UK release

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Charly Records are proud to announce the first ever long-play UK reissue of the New Orleans masterpiece, Mother-In-Law, penned and produced by Allen Toussaint and Ernie K-Doe.

Ernest Kador Jr was born in New Orleans in 1933 and adopted the pseudonym Ernie K-Doe for his flamboyant on-stage performances. He was an eccentric local figure branding himself as the “Emperor of the Universe” and using the catch phrase “Burn K-Doe, Burn!” for his explosive radio shows.

He is, of course, best known for his 1961 Billboard #1 pop and R&B hit ‘Mother-In-Law’, also the title track of our album. The song was written by Allen Toussaint who initially struggled to get an acceptable take. Thanks to back-up singer Willie Harper they gave it another try and struck gold. Toussaint also played piano on the finished recording. Sadly, K-Doe was unable to repeat the success although he did break the R&B Top 40 with ‘Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta’ featured here and with ‘Later For Tomorrow’ in 1967.

In 1994 K-Doe opened his own bar in downtown New Orleans known as the Mother-In-Law Lounge which remains as a shrine to the singer to this day.

TRACK LIST LP

SIDE A

1. Mother-In-Law
2. Make You Love Me
3. Te-Ta-Te-Ta-Ta
4. Hurry Up And Know It
5. T’Ain’t It the Truth
6. Rub Dub Dub

SIDE B

1. Hello, My Lover
2. There’s A Will, There’s A Way
3. Heebie Jeebies
4. Wanted - $10,000 Reward
5. Waiting At The Station
6. She’s Waiting

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