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Thomas “Big Hat” Fields

Among the many new encounters to arrive for the zydeco picture through the 1990s, accordionist Thomas “Big Head wear” Areas was created in Rayne, Lousiana in 1947. Currently popular to his fellow performers for owning a zydeco golf club in the Grand Coteau region, he didn’t even grab the accordion …

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MUTEMATH

Acquiring cues from many decades of alternative rock and roll, MUTEMATH (also called Mute Mathematics and MuteMath) fuse together New Order’s synth-dance epics, the Rock Roses’ shambling shuffle, Radiohead’s chilliness, Air’s ambient pop, as well as the flourishing vocals of mainstream pop/rock and roll. Vocalist Paul Meany, previously from the …

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Sugar Boy Crawford

New Orleans R&B legend Adam “Glucose Youngster” Crawford was created in the Crescent Town on Oct 12, 1934. He was raised performing in his Baptist chapel choir, additionally learning piano and playing trombone in the Booker T. Washington SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL marching music group. In 1950 Crawford and eight classmates …

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Neville Brothers

Throughout their long careers as both solo performers so that as members of the group that bore their family name, the Neville Brothers proudly carried the torch of their native New Orleans’ rich R&B legacy. Even though the four siblings — Arthur, Charles, Aaron, and Cyril — didn’t officially unite …

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Leo Soileau

Leo Soileau was among the dominating Cajun musicians from the 1930s and early ’40s. His a lot more than 100 recordings included such important music as “Hackberry Hop,” “La Gran Mamou,” La Valse De Gueydan,” and his best strike, “Jolie Blonde.” Taught the fiddle by important Cajun fiddlers Dennis McGee …

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Oliver

Delivered William Oliver Swofford on Feb 22, 1945, in North Wilkesboro, NC, Oliver’s initial big strike was a tune through the Broadway musical Locks, also a supply for popular (“Age group of Aquarius/Permit sunlight In”) for the 5th Sizing. Released on Jubilee, “HELLO Starshine” b/w “Can’t THE THING IS” visited …

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Omer Simeon

Omer Simeon’s profession can easily end up being split into three parts because of significant organizations with Jelly Move Morton, Earl Hines, and Wilbur DeParis. Although blessed in New Orleans, Simeon ironically didn’t begin to play clarinet until he transferred with his family members to Chicago in 1914. He had …

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Michael Doucet

Because the mid-’70s, Michael Doucet continues to be among the dominant statistics from the Cajun music revival, respected for his scholarship or grant and admired for his showmanship. On the main one hands, Doucet dredges up historic Cajun music with middle ages French root base, and on the various other, …

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Merry Clayton

Best known on her behalf background vocal focus on the Rolling Rocks’ legendary one “Gimme Shelter,” Merry Clayton had an extended and successful profession as backup vocalist, single artist, and celebrity. Born Dec 25, 1948 (therefore the rather “vacation” experience of her first name), in New Orleans, LA, Clayton documented …

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Hazard County Girls

Drummer Sharon Heather and vocalist/guitarist Christy Kane met in New Orleans in 2002, and shortly began functioning up material seeing that Hazard County Young ladies. Sean Yseult (ex-White Zombie) and Katie Campbell (Nashville Pussy) both kept down the bass placement before Jennifer K finally got the work. Using the lineup …

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