Those sides didn't see much daylight because of union difficulties that eventually shut the record label down. However, Longhair made many great records throughout the 50's. His lone R&B hit was recorded for Mercury in 1950, the comical "Bald Head."
Crawfish Fiesta. Next, a documentary was being made about New Orleans piano players that featured Longhair with his idol, Tuts Washington, and his disciple, Allen Toussaint, called Piano Players Rarely Ever Play Together, which was to culminate in the trio playing together at Tipitina's.