Waitin' for My Ya Ya

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Buckwheat Zydeco came closest on this 1985 session to balancing his R&B and pop tendencies with a zydeco authenticity missing from his releases on other labels. The Ils Sont Partis Band, especially guitarist Jimmy Reed, rubboard man Elijah Cudges, and trumpeter Calvin Landry, put some spark and drive behind the arrangements on the covers of Fats Domino's "Walking to New Orleans" and Percy Sledge's "Warm and Tender Love," while Zydeco's singing on these and other numbers, like "Lache Pas la Patate" and "Tee-Nah-Nah," was more focused, less gimmicky, and more on target than at any time before or since. Although he never was as talented as some of his supporters claimed, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Buckwheat Zydeco came closest on this 1985 session to balancing his R&B and pop tendencies with a zydeco authenticity missing from his releases on other labels. The Ils Sont Partis Band, especially guitarist Jimmy Reed, rubboard man Elijah Cudges, and trumpeter Calvin Landry, put some spark and drive behind the arrangements on the covers of Fats Domino's "Walking to New Orleans" and Percy Sledge's "Warm and Tender Love," while Zydeco's singing on these and other numbers, like "Lache Pas la Patate" and "Tee-Nah-Nah," was more focused, less gimmicky, and more on target than at any time before or since. Although he never was as talented as some of his supporters claimed, Buckwheat Zydeco was closer to a serious zydeco performer than merely another copyist here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/14/1992
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661205123
  • Catalog Number: 612051
  • Sales rank: 357,481

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 My Feet Can't Fail Me Now - Buckwheat Zydeco (3:05)
  2. 2 Someone Else Is Steppin' In - Buckwheat Zydeco (3:55)
  3. 3 Lache Pas la Patate - Buckwheat Zydeco (2:52)
  4. 4 Warm and Tender Love - Buckwheat Zydeco (4:57)
  5. 5 Walking to New Orleans - Buckwheat Zydeco (4:33)
  6. 6 Ya Ya - Buckwheat Zydeco (3:33)
  7. 7 Your Man Is Home Tonight - Buckwheat Zydeco (5:01)
  8. 8 Tee-Nah-Nah - Buckwheat Zydeco (4:40)
  9. 9 Think It over One More Time - Buckwheat Zydeco (3:31)
  10. 10 Buck's Step-Up - Buckwheat Zydeco (3:02)
  11. 11 Hot Tamale Baby - Buckwheat Zydeco (4:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Buckwheat Zydeco Ils Sont Partis Band Primary Artist
Buckwheat Zydeco Indexed Contributor, Organ, Piano, Accordion, Keyboards, Vocals
Jimmy Reed Guitar
Elijah Cudges Washboard, Rub, Rubboard
Nathaniel Jolivette Drums
Calvin Landry Trumpet
Lee Allen Zeno Bass, Guitar
Technical Credits
Buckwheat Zydeco Contributor
Lee Dorsey Composer
Scott Billington Producer
Morris Levy Composer
Clarence Lewis Composer
Gregg Lunsford Engineer
Morgan Robinson Composer
Ben Sandmel Liner Notes
Nancy Given Art Direction, Adaptation to CD
Tom Coyne Mastering
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