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Shirley Bergeron

Cajun singer and metal guitarist Shirley Bergeron (a guy, not a female) recorded, generally, regular Cajun music in the past due 1950s along with his accordionist dad Alphee Bergeron and back-up music group the Veteran Playboys. Cajun music generally, that’s, because there is one 1962 solitary, “French Rocking Boogie,” that attempted to get some good actions by fusing Cajun with rock’n’roll. In fact it was a fairly enjoyable, energetic monitor, and one that Shirley Bergeron can be most known for among enthusiasts. However, for the others of his documenting career Bergeron trapped to Cajun music of a more typical sort, generally associated with his dad Alphee on accordion. Alphee Bergeron acquired performed one 1949 one using the Veteran Playboys, but Shirley produced his documenting debut in 1957 with two music in a radio program that ultimately got issued with an LP. There have been some recordings for Goldband in 1960, but Bergeron spent a lot of the 1960s carrying out singles for the tiny Lanor label, saving on the Crowley Studios work by Jay Miller, who do so very much for Louisiana well-known music of most types in the 1950s and 1960s by reducing bluesmen like Slender Harpo. A number of the Lanor recordings acquired drums, but Bergeron simply used electric guitar, Alphee’s accordion, violin, and triangle when he documented the record Cajun Style Music on the music shop of Marc Savoy in Eunice, LA in past due 1969. A compilation of Bergeron’s 1957-69 edges, French Rocking Boogie, arrived on Compact disc on Ace.

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