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Zydeco La Louisianne
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Mardi Gras Mambo
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Walkin' To New Orleans
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Hey Good Lookin'
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Zydeco Boogaloo

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Buckwheat Zydeco

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Contemporary zydeco's most popular performer, accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural was the natural successor to the throne vacated by the death of his mentor Clifton Chenier; infusing his propulsive party music with strains of rock and R&B, his urbanized sound -- complete with touches of synthesizer and trumpet -- married traditional and contemporary zydeco with uncommon flair, in the process reaching a wider mainstream audience than any artist before him. Dural was born in La... Read more

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