Eh La Bas

Billie & De De Pierce

Classic New Orleans with Billie & De De

Billie pierce and her husband De De perform the creole song “Eh Las Ba.”

Personnel:

Billie Pierce, piano & vocals
De De Pierce, trumpet & vocals
unknown, washboard

“Eh Las Ba” translates in English to “Hey Over There.”

The song dates back to the early days of jazz, born out of oral tradition.

The lyrics are not of a serious nature but rather meant to entertain.