Preston Frank & Leo Thomas

Preston Frank & Leo Thomas

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Preston Frank & Leo Thomas


A link to the traditional zydeco sound of an era gone by, accordionist Preston Frank was best known in many circles as the father of nouveau zydeco star Keith Frank. Born in Oberlin, Louisiana in 1947, Frank and his group the Family Zydeco Band -- also known as the Soileau Playboys as well as the Swallow Band -- honed their chops playing throughout the Eunice/Mamou area for a number of years; they did not record until 1981, sharing the collection Zydeco Volume 2 with Ambrose Sam... Read more

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