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Genre: second line

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Parent Genre: blues

Second line music is a genre that originated in New Orleans and is characterized by the use of brass instruments, percussion, and call-and-response vocals. It is often associated with traditional jazz and is played during parades and other festive occasions. The music is upbeat, energetic, and has a distinct rhythm that is meant to get people dancing and moving.


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Popular second line Songs


Most popular second line albums

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Hot 8 (Remixes)
2008
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25th Anniversary
2008
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Live. Places.
2005
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Unlock Your Mind
2012
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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
2009
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The Wild Tchoupitoulas
1976
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Birth Of A Nation
2004
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It's About Time
2003
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Buck It Like a Horse
2008
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Won't Bow Down
2011
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Down By the Riverside & Other New Orleans Jazz Classics
1991
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Bringing It Home
2007
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My Feet Can't Fail Me Now
1984
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RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass
2014
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Life Is A Carnival
1999

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List of second line artists

Here is a list of second line artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the second line genre. You can find out what second line genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

second line playlist created by Chosic

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