Zydeco Champs

Zydeco Champs

     
 

This generous 22-track sampler of Louisiana zydeco stompers recorded over the years for Chris Strachwitz's Arhoolie Records imprint has more dance energy than a barrel of caffeine-injected monkeys, kicking off with the great Clifton Chenier's "Josephine Par Se Ma Femme" and never really letting up for the duration of the disc. Chenier…  See more details below

Overview

This generous 22-track sampler of Louisiana zydeco stompers recorded over the years for Chris Strachwitz's Arhoolie Records imprint has more dance energy than a barrel of caffeine-injected monkeys, kicking off with the great Clifton Chenier's "Josephine Par Se Ma Femme" and never really letting up for the duration of the disc. Chenier's bluesy, haunting version of "Black Gal" is a clear highlight.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/01/1993
Label:
Arhoolie Records
UPC:
0096297032824
catalogNumber:
328
Rank:
251999

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Tracks

  1. Joséphine Par Se Ma Femme
  2. Black Gal
  3. My Baby Don't Wear No Shoes
  4. Hungry Man Blues
  5. Joe Pete Got Two Women
  6. La Valse de Ballard
  7. Midland Two-Step
  8. I've Been There
  9. Les Barres de la Prison
  10. Petite et la Grosse
  11. I'm Sad and I'm Blue  - Paul McZiel
  12. Bon Ton Roulet  - Clarence "Bon Ton" Garlow
  13. I'm Going Away
  14. Lafayette Special  -  Sam Brothers Five
  15. Good Rockin' Boogie  - Herbert Sam
  16. S.B.5  -  Sam Brothers Five
  17. Mon Chere 'tite Monde
  18. Shake What You Got
  19. Mardi Gras Song
  20. Banana Man
  21. Zydeco Cha Cha
  22. Tu le Ton Son Ton (Every Now And Then)

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Amédé Ardoin   Track Performer
Clifton Chenier   Track Performer
John Delafose   Track Performer
Sam Brothers   Track Performer
Canray Fontenot   Track Performer
Lawrence "Black" Ardoin   Track Performer
Leo Thomas   Track Performer
Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin   Track Performer
C.J. Chenier   Track Performer
Preston Frank   Track Performer
Clarence "Bon Ton" Garlow   Track Performer
Paul McZiel   Track Performer
Ambrose Sam   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Michael Doucet   Composer
Lawrence "Black" Ardoin   Arranger
Preston Frank   Composer
Wallace Gernger   Composer
Jeff Hannusch   Liner Notes
Paul McZiel   Composer
Chris Strachwitz   Producer
L. Thomas   Composer
Kathleen Joffrion   Cover Design,Cover Art
Ambrose Sam   Composer
A. Ardoin   Arranger
Graff   Composer

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