Absolutely the Best of Cajun & Zydeco, Vol. 1 & 2

Absolutely the Best of Cajun & Zydeco, Vol. 1 & 2

     
 
Combining two previous releases from the great reissue label Vàrese Sarabande, Absolutely the Best of Cajun and Zydeco, Vol. 1 & 2 covers a wide range of the music of Louisiana. Artists like Terrance Simien, Boozoo Chavis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band, Michael Doucet & Beausoleil, and Beau Jocque make spirited appearances on

Overview

Combining two previous releases from the great reissue label Vàrese Sarabande, Absolutely the Best of Cajun and Zydeco, Vol. 1 & 2 covers a wide range of the music of Louisiana. Artists like Terrance Simien, Boozoo Chavis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band, Michael Doucet & Beausoleil, and Beau Jocque make spirited appearances on zydeco classics like "Jolie Blon," "Ya Ya," "My Toot Toot," "My Girl Josephine," and "A Ma Maison." The collection is an excellent place to start investigating this vibrant musical style, and also a great way for zydeco aficionados to have all of their favorites in one place.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/20/2001
Label:
Varese Sarabande
UPC:
0030206116229
catalogNumber:
061162

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Balfa Brothers   Track Performer
Vin Bruce   Track Performer
Buckwheat Zydeco   Track Performer
Clifton Chenier   Track Performer
Michael Doucet   Track Performer
Doug Kershaw   Track Performer
Zachary Richard   Track Performer
Rockin' Sidney   Track Performer
Terrance Simien   Track Performer
Johnnie Allan   Track Performer
Cookie & the Cupcakes   Track Performer
Jimmy Breaux   Track Performer
Beau Jocque   Track Performer
Boozoo Chavis   Track Performer
Lesa Cormier   Track Performer
Cleveland Crochet   Track Performer
Fats Domino   Track Performer
Rockin' Dopsie   Track Performer
Aldus Roger   Track Performer
Queen Ida   Track Performer
Clint West   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Clifton Chenier   Composer
Zachary Richard   Composer
Terrance Simien   Composer
Chuck Berry   Composer
Lee Dorsey   Composer
Dave Bartholomew   Composer
Ray Dorset   Composer
Boozoo Chavis   Composer
Fats Domino   Composer
Darrell Higginbotham   Composer
Morris Levy   Composer
Clarence Lewis   Composer
Morgan Robinson   Composer
Eddie Shuler   Composer
Huey Thierry   Composer
Sidney Semien   Composer
George Khoury   Composer
Hank Bordowitz   Liner Notes
Traditional   Composer
Richard Luckett   Graphic Design
Rockin Sidney Simien   Composer

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