Mardi Gras in Arlington Heights

The folks at American Legion Post 208 ( Arlington Heights danced on all cylinders at Mardi Gras Night on February 25th. Decorations, food & prizes accentuated the New Orleans & Cajun Sounds. A King & Queen were crowned for the night. The crowd danced to everything from 50’s Jitterbug, Doo Woop, Oldies, Disco, Standards and Cha Cha.
Top 10 songs from the “Big Easy;”
“Bourbon Street Parade”-Al Hirt, “When the Saints Go Marching In”-Louis Armstrong, “Walking To New Orleans”-Fats Domino, “All Night Long”-Clifton Chenier, “On A Night Like This”-Buckwheat Zydeco, “Rocking Pneumonia”-Johnny Rivers, “(I Don’t Know Why) But I Do”-Clarence “Frogman” Henry, “Java”-Al Hirt, “Jambalaya”-Fats Domino, and “Buckwheat’s Special”-Buckwheat Zydeco. Check out our master list of New Orleans Cajun & Jazz Sounds (

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