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Sheryl Cormier

Accordionist and vocalist, Sheryl Cormier (b. Sheryl Guidreau) is among the first ladies to break with the sexist limitations of Louisiana’s Cajun music. A previous leader of the all-woman Cajun music group, Cormier happens to be the first choice of Cajun Seems, a group that has Isaac Miller, Jr. (metal …

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Tracy Schwarz Cajun Trio

b. Daniel Tracy Schwarz, 13 November 1938, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Although he was created and raised definately not the foundation, Schwarz developed an early on fascination for traditional nation music and bluegrass. Mainly, he noticed this on radio and information although the solid desire for these forms in close …

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Allen Fontenot & The Country Cajuns

b. 1932, Ville Platte, near Grand Prairie, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, USA. Among the many members from the Fontenot family members to determine a popularity in Cajun music, Allen, that has been referred to as ‘a squat, chain-smoking fiddler from Ville Platte’, discovered to try out in his early teenagers. He …

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Allen Fontenot

Allen Fontenot is among the best-known fiddlers in Cajun music. Fontenot usually adored the fiddle and produced his personal on several events from such materials like a ukulele, cigar containers, bow and arrow units, and cable. At age group 15, his grandfather, also a fiddler, bought him his first proper …

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T.K. Hulin

“The Voice having a Rip,” swamp-pop singer T.K. Hulin was created Alton Adam Hulin in St. Martinville, LA on August 16, 1943. At age group 16 he produced the Depressed Knights, producing his single debut the next yr with “I’m Not really a Fool Anymore”; the sole, issued for the …

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Spencer Bohren

Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Spencer Bohren is from Wyoming but is usually from the Crescent Town, while he lived right now there for several years and is constantly on the prove a favorite club attraction right now there. Brought up inside a rigid Baptist family members, Bohren sang harmonies in …

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Donna Angelle

Just like Donna Angelle’s career like a zydeco musician was removing with nightly gigs that held her hopping between her real estate condition of Louisiana and Alabama, New Mexico, Tx, and again, she suffered an extended amount of downtime because of a significant auto crash. The multi-instrumentalist, who was simply …

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Lil’ Band O’ Gold

Lil’ Music group O’ Platinum resurrected swamp pop custom while putting its stamp around the rock and roll music appearing out of Southwest Louisiana. The nine-piece supergroup, comprising vocalist/guitarist C.C. Adcock, vocalist/accordionist Steve Riley, vocalist/pianist David Egan, saxists Dickie Landry, David Greely, and Pat Breaux, bassist Dave Ronson, pedal-steel guitarist …

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Willis Prudhomme

One bridge between traditional Zydeco music and newer influences continues to be supplied by accordionist and vocalist, Willis Prudhomme. The first choice of his personal music group, because the early ’70s, Prudhomme received his best publicity when he and his music group were invited to execute within the 1993 film, …

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Lawrence “Black” Ardoin

The son of Creole accordion legend Alphonse “Bois Sec” Ardoin, Lawrence “Dark” Ardoin not merely continued the family’s musical traditions, but he later on offered the torch to his own son Chris, perhaps one of the most acclaimed proponents from the nouvelle zydeco sound. Blessed in Duralde, Louisiana in 1946, …

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