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Absolutely the Best Cajun & Zydeco
     

Absolutely the Best Cajun & Zydeco

 
On this release from the great reissue label Vàrese Sarabande, Absolutely the Best of Cajun and Zydeco covers a wide range of the music of Louisiana. Artists like Boozoo Chavis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band, Michael Doucet & Beausoleil, and Doug Kershaw make spirited appearances on zydeco classics like "Jolie Blon," "Ya Ya,"

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On this release from the great reissue label Vàrese Sarabande, Absolutely the Best of Cajun and Zydeco covers a wide range of the music of Louisiana. Artists like Boozoo Chavis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band, Michael Doucet & Beausoleil, and Doug Kershaw make spirited appearances on zydeco classics like "Jolie Blon," "Ya Ya," "My Toot Toot," "Zydeco Gris Gris," and "My Girl Josephine." The collection is an excellent place to start investigating this vibrant musical style, and also a great way for zydeco aficionados to have many of their favorites in one place. (Also available from Vàrese is the second volume in this series, Absolutely the Best of Cajun and Zydeco, Vol. 2, and the superior two-fer CD Absolutely the Best of Cajun and Zydeco, Vol. 1 & 2.)

Product Details

Release Date:
08/10/1999
Label:
Varese Sarabande
UPC:
0030206104127
catalogNumber:
1041

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Balfa Brothers   Track Performer
Beausoleil   Track Performer
Vin Bruce   Track Performer
Buckwheat Zydeco   Track Performer
Clifton Chenier   Track Performer
Michael Doucet   Track Performer
Doug Kershaw   Track Performer
Rockin' Sidney   Track Performer
Wayne Toups   Track Performer
Johnnie Allan   Track Performer
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas   Track Performer
Badeaux and the Louisiana Aces   Track Performer
Boozoo Chavis   Track Performer
Lesa Cormier   Track Performer
Rockin' Dopsie   Track Performer
Queen Ida   Track Performer
Clint West   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Michael Doucet   Composer
Lee Dorsey   Composer
Morris Levy   Composer
Clarence Lewis   Composer
Morgan Robinson   Composer
Sidney Semien   Composer
Rockin Sidney Simien   Composer

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