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The oldest rolling Mardi Gras parade in the current New Orleans Mardi Gras is the Krewe of Rex which first rolled in 1872.
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Rex is known as the "King of Carnival" but should never be referred to as "King Rex" as "Rex" is Latin for "King" which would make saying "King Rex" redundant.
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Purple, Green and Gold are the royal Mardi Gras colors and since 1892 have symbolized justice, faith and power respectively.
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The Mystik Krewe of Comus was the first organized parade in New Orleans to roll with floats and it first rolled out in 1857.
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"If Ever I Cease To Love" by singer Lydia Thompson is the official royal anthem of the New Orleans Mardi Gras and has been so since 1872.
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