Beau Jocque Boogie

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Beau Jocque & the Zydeco Hi-Rollers represent the genre's new school; hip-hop and rap are an element of their style, as well as blues and R&B. Beau Jocque's music has the requisite kick and edge, with his vocals and nonstop excitement spilling out through such songs as "Richard's Club" and "Beau Jocque Boogie." Where he may raise eyebrows is his embrace of sampling technology alongside standard instrumentation. Jocque also speaks fluent French and covers some traditional songs, but puts more emphasis on his own music. Released in 1993, this debut disc included nine originals out of 14 numbers, with Jocque providing arrangements of classic tunes like "Oh Bye Moreau" and...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Beau Jocque & the Zydeco Hi-Rollers represent the genre's new school; hip-hop and rap are an element of their style, as well as blues and R&B. Beau Jocque's music has the requisite kick and edge, with his vocals and nonstop excitement spilling out through such songs as "Richard's Club" and "Beau Jocque Boogie." Where he may raise eyebrows is his embrace of sampling technology alongside standard instrumentation. Jocque also speaks fluent French and covers some traditional songs, but puts more emphasis on his own music. Released in 1993, this debut disc included nine originals out of 14 numbers, with Jocque providing arrangements of classic tunes like "Oh Bye Moreau" and "Chère Allen" and establishing this band as a prime challenger for honors as the top zydeco ensemble of the 1990s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/19/1993
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661212022
  • Catalog Number: 612120
  • Sales rank: 105,396

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Richard's Club - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (3:37)
  2. 2 Give Him Cornbread - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (4:54)
  3. 3 Nonc Adam - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (4:38)
  4. 4 Shelly Shelly - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (6:08)
  5. 5 I Went to the Dance Last Night - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (4:10)
  6. 6 Oh Bye Moreau - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (3:48)
  7. 7 Damballah - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (5:37)
  8. 8 Chère Allen - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (3:06)
  9. 9 Baby Please Don't Go - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (4:00)
  10. 10 Beau's Cajun Two Step - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (3:02)
  11. 11 Brown Skin Woman - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (6:00)
  12. 12 I Want to Take You Home - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (3:29)
  13. 13 Beau's Mardi Gras - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (3:27)
  14. 14 Beau Jocque Boogie - Zydeco Hi-Rollers (6:33)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers Primary Artist
Beau Jocque Indexed Contributor, Accordion, Vocals
Chuck Bush Bass, Background Vocals
Steve "Skeeta" Charlot Drums, Background Vocals
Ray Johnson Guitar, Background Vocals
Raymond Johnson Guitar, Background Vocals
Wilfred Pierre Background Vocals, Washboard, Rubboard
Technical Credits
Beau Jocque Arranger
Scott Billington Producer
David Farrell Engineer
Michael Tisserand Liner Notes
Tom Coyne Mastering
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