South Louisiana knows what Mardi Gras means: parades, chicken runs, beads, costumes. As with any celebration, there's music involved! However, like Christmas, the music is special to match the season. Most of us know the tunes and dance along with the familiar beat.

But do you know the names of the songs? If you've ever wondered, here's a parade of Mardi Gras tunes and the artists who perform them.

  • "Go To The Mardi Gras"

    Professor Longhair
  • "Meet Me At Mardi Gras"

    Al Johnson
  • "Mardi Gras Mambo"

    The Hawkettes
  • "Big Chief- Part 1"

    Professor Longhair
  • "La Danse de Mardi Gras"

    The Balfa Brothers
  • "Hey Pocky A-Way"

    The Meters
  • "Ain't No Place To Pee On Mardi Gras Day"

    Benny Grunch
  • "Second Line"

    Stop Inc.
  • "Who Dat At Da Mardi Gras"

    Jake Da Snake
  • "Mardi Gras Funk!" (Parody)

    Lafayette Mardi Gras Fans!