World Music  Cajun
Diverse Zydeco: Black Creole, French Music & Blues 1929-1972 FA5616 2 CD
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Format2 Audio CD
Ordering NumberFA5616
labelFremeaux & Associes
Release date01/10/2015

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      Zydeco is the fruit of the unique encounter between the blues and the Creole/Cajun music of the Black French population of Louisiana. Born in the bayou in hidden, inhospitable regions, zydeco is the magnificent folk music of a minority culture in the USA that was long threatened with extinction. Irresistibly dancing and dynamic, with a spicy brilliance that today has more life than ever before, this crossbreed music fully deserves its place in the pantheon of great American popular music traditions. Here Jean Buzelin retraces the whole history of zydeco with a collection of its best recordings accompanied by an illustrated, 28 page booklet. Patrick FRÉMEAUX

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      CD 1
      • 1.Amédée Ardoin, Dennis McgeeTwo Step de Prairie Soileau02:56
      • 2.Amédée Ardoin, Dennis McgeeLa valse à Abe03:07
      • 3.Douglas Bellard, Kirby RileyLa valse de la prison02:39
      • 4.Douglas Bellard, Kirby RileyMoi j'connais la cause que je suis condamn?02:34
      • 5.Amédée Ardoin, Dennis McgeeBlues de Basile03:05
      • 6.Amédée Ardoin, Dennis McgeeOne Step d'Oberlin02:50
      • 7.Amédée Ardoin, Dennis McgeeLes blues de Crowley02:36
      • 8.Amédé Ardoi?La valse des chantiers pétrolifère?03:06
      • 9.Armadie ArdoinLes blues de la prison03:09
      • 10.Jimmy PetersJ'ai fait tout le tour du pays01:49
      • 11.Paul Malveaux, Ernest LafitteTous les samedis02:52
      • 12.Oakdale CarrièreCatin prie donc pour ton nègre01:44
      • 13.Chalvin GodarSettin' Side Dat Road Wid a Ball an Chain01:46
      • 14.Chalvin GodarAllons au bal Colinda01:50
      • 15.Sydney BabineauxRayne One Step Zydeco sont pas sales02:50
      • 16.Peter King, HerbertKing's Zydeco02:50
      • 17.Paul McZielAllons à Lafayette03:04
      • 18.Albert ChevalierZydeco sont pas sales03:43
      • 19.Sam HerbertThey Call Me Good Rockin'03:33
      • 20.Willie GreenGreen's Zydeco02:57
      • 21.Frémont Fonteno?Le Two Step à Jule?01:17
      • 22.Bee FontenotLa porte de la prison02:03
      • 23.Bee FontenotMake It to Me01:53
      • 24.Bee FontenotPain de maïe02:07
      • Total:01:02:20
      CD 2
      • 1.Clarence GarlowBon ton roula03:05
      • 2.Lightnin' HopkinsZydeco [Zolo go]02:46
      • 3.Clarence GarlowZa belle02:51
      • 4.Clarence GarlowMake Me Cry02:54
      • 5.Clifton ChenierClifton's Blues03:12
      • 6.Boozoo Chavis And His OrchestraPaper in My Shoe02:17
      • 7.Boozoo Chavis And His OrchestraForty One Days02:49
      • 8.Boozoo Chavis And His OrchestraBye Bye Catin02:30
      • 9.Thaddeus DeclouetCatch That Morning Train02:34
      • 10.Cliston Chenier And His BandAy Te Te Fee02:43
      • 11.Cliston Chenier And His BandThe Things I Did for You02:53
      • 12.Cliston Chenier And His BandSqueeze Box Boogie01:59
      • 13.Cliston Chenier And His BandWhere Can My Baby Be02:42
      • 14.Cliston Chenier And His BandIt Happened so Fast02:26
      • 15.Dudley Alexander And Washboard BandBaby Please Don't Go04:29
      • 16.Lonnie MitchellLouisiana Slo-Drag02:13
      • 17.Leo MorrisWanta Know How You Feel02:19
      • 18.Clifton ChenierLouisiana Blues05:00
      • 19.Clifton ChenierClifton's Waltz03:58
      • 20.Clifton ChenierHot Rod02:39
      • 21.Clifton ChenierMa négresse03:07
      • 22.Bois-Sec Ardoin, Canray FontenotQuoi faire ?02:52
      • 23.Bois-Sec Ardoin, Canray FontenotBonsoir Moreau02:07
      • 24.Bois-Sec Ardoin, Canray FontenotLes barres de la prison02:52
      • Total:01:09:17