Sunshine By the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana Music


Sunshine By the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana Music

Harry Connick, Jr. hosts a musical journey that features major music stars performing Louisiana's state song You Are My Sunshine," originally recorded by country star and former Louisiana governor Jimmie Davis. Connick and his band second-line through the French Quarter, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with his band on a New Orleans streetcar and country music star Tim McGraw leads fans in a spirited rendition. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis performs at his house in Memphis, blues legend Buddy Guy plays at his club in Chicago and Grammy winners Wynton and Branford Marsalis join their dad, Ellis, and brother Jason for a unique jazz version of the state song. Other performers include the Zion Harmonizers, Rebirth Brass Band, Marsha Ball, Paul Groves, Michael Doucet, Rockin' Dopsie, Luther Kent, Allen Toussaint, Zachary Richard, Buckwheat Zydeco, Irma Thomas, Better Than Ezra and Mickey Gilley."

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