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Clark & Duhon

Accordionist Octa Clark and fiddler Hector Duhon shaped their group, the Dixie Ramblers, in 1930, executing in contests alongside Nathan Abshire and Amedee Breaux. Years afterwards, in the 80’s, they installed with fiddler Michael Doucet and his sibling, guitarist David Doucet.

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Fernest “Man” Abshire

Fernest “Guy” Abshire showed a pastime in music from enough time he was 12 years of age. Four years later on in 1950, a teenaged Abshire installed with Lawrence Walker and dedicated 2 yrs to performing and drumming for him. By 1953, Abshire got left his work with Walker and …

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Lonnie Rainwater

The brothers Lonnie and Floyd Rainwater were original members from the Hackberry Ramblers, acknowledged to be the oldest performing Cajun band in the annals from the genre. The group was shaped in 1930 with the fiddler Luderin Darbone, whose repertoire of hillbilly and nation music, heavily inspired by the brand …

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Didier Hébert

The blind guitarist Didier Hébert accompanied accordionist Dewey Segura on simply three sides recorded for Columbia in 1929, then recorded his own solo track “I Woke Up One Morning hours in-may” at the same session. Barely an auspicious profession, although compilation of Hébert’s monitor on Harry Smith’s renowned folksong compendium …

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Kermit Venable

Accordion participant/vocalist Kermit Venable and his four-piece music group, the Beau Bassin Cajun Music group, are among the New Orlean’s best-kept music secrets. Beyond a 1981 tour of European countries and Japan within the ensemble of Labor of Like, a Japanese-American musical about grain farming, Venable (created January 3, 1944 …

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J. Paul Jr.

J. Paul Jr. and his music group, the Zydeco Nubreedz, began to make their tag in the music picture shortly after frontman Paul taken the band jointly in his indigenous Houston in 1995. 3 years afterwards, he as well as the Nubreedz had been named Greatest Newcomer of the entire …

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Leroy “Happy Fats” LeBlanc

The professional career that spanned half of a century began in 1932 when at age 17, Leroy LeBlanc got on-stage to try out guitar using the band of Cajun music legend Joe Falcon. He also caused Amedee Breaux during his green period, developing his own music group, the Rayne-Bo Ramblers, …

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Nonc Allie Young

Nonc Allie Little is at his sixties and good into pension before he released a recording, that your accordion player come up with in 1975 in France. A set of cassettes, Allons Danser Avec Nonc Allie and Two Steppin’ With Nonc Allie, implemented in the first ’90s. Regardless of the …

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Cleoma Breaux Falcon

Vocalist and guitarist Cleoma Breaux Falcon is remembered today for just two major efforts to Cajun music. Initial, she and partner Joe Falcon had been in charge of the first documenting available of Cajun music. In New Orleans in 1928, the few recorded the music “Allons ? Lafayette” for Columbia. …

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Norris Savoy

The grandfather from the well-known Cajun musician Marc Savoy, this fiddler was area of the first generation of Louisiana players to create records and revel in the thrill of hearing these sides broadcast over the air. Norris Savoy was one of the fiddlers who performed in the combos of Le …

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