The Game of Thrones Theme as Old-Timey Jazz Is Catchy, Danceable, and Great

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June 12 2014 11:39 AM

The Game of Thrones Theme as Old-Timey Jazz Is Catchy, Danceable, and Great

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The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys describe themselves as a “traditional jass band.” On June 9, they played the B.B. King’s Blues Club in Times Square, and gave their old-timey spin to the Game of Thrones theme song. Much as I enjoyed the smooth jazz version, this one wins in a walk.

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.