Posts tagged "Zydeco"

Sesame Street film – Louisiana Zydeco music

Even though I don’t live there, I love this music.

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Posted by mark - September 22, 2016 at 1:03 pm

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History of the Zydeco Rubboard – MOJO & The Bayou Gypsies

MOJO & The Bayou Gypsies tell the story of the Zydeco Rubboard (Frottoir) in every performance. Mister MOJO and his best friend, Tee Don Landry (whose daddy made the first Zydeco Rubboard for Clifton Chenier), documented the history of the first Zydeco Rubboard. Tee Don still makes Zydeco Rubboards in the tradition of his daddy. Two of his rubboards are in The Smithsonian. The Zydeco Rubboard is unique to Southwest Louisiana music, and serves as a global icon for Louisiana Culture. To learn more history, visit .

CORRECTION! This was a LIVE performance, and Mister MOJO mis-stated a fact: There are actually a few more instruments invented in America (e.g., steam calliope, monophonic synthesizer, and others). Mister MOJO should have said “the Zydeco Rubboard is one of only a few instruments invented in America”. Apologies to other inventors and their fans.

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Posted by mark - August 12, 2016 at 2:21 pm

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I Should Have Never Fell In Love

Wayne Toups sings at Rox a song seldom played on radio, cant understand why, you listen to the words, it is a beautiful song that was writen by (a very young)Travis Thibodeaux. Both are artist’s from South Louisiana. This was filmed by my cell phone but still sounds great. Two good artists one touching love song if ever there was one, this is the ONE!

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Posted by mark - August 1, 2016 at 6:33 am

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CORPORATE ENTERTAINMENT Chubby Carrier ZYDECO Music, Louisiana Music

The Official Chubby Carrier Promo Video! The Chubby party was in full swing at Downtown Alive in Lafayette Louisiana! Watch as Chubby throws down some kickin’ zydeco music and rocks the crowd of all ages! You can feel the energy on the stage when you watch this live performance. Doesn’t get any better than this Louisiana Zydeco Music Entertainer! If you like Buckwheat Zydeco and Rockin Dopsie, you’re going to love Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band!
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Posted by Kayra - July 15, 2016 at 1:22 am

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Hot Pepper (1973)

The great French accordionist, Clifton Chenier, mixes rock and blues with his unique version of Zydeco music, a pulsating combination of Cajun French with African undertones. The film winds his music through the bayous and byways of the countryside.

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Posted by mark - July 8, 2016 at 10:31 pm

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Louisiana Zydeco Music?

Anyone know where to burn music where the people arent very populat yet but their music is out? We are hunting Horace Trahan’s That Butt Thing. Let me know.


I saw Buckwheat Zydeco a few years. Foot Stompin Cool.

Hope you find what you want.

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Posted by mark - June 30, 2016 at 6:38 pm

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Kenny G Productions 3 “Wayne Toups” Live!

This was filmed at night, in low light, with a Sony Cyber Shot still camera. Mr. Wayne Toupes, a master at his trade!

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Posted by mark - March 30, 2016 at 11:20 am

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Sunpie Barnes

New Orleans musician Sunpie Barnes divides his time between playing accordion with his band, the Louisiana Sunspots, and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, where he’s a park ranger. In this video, we get a taste of the mix of blues, zydeco, Afro-Caribbean and Afro-Louisiana music that he plays, as well as the natural settings that inspire him.

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Posted by mark - March 6, 2016 at 7:10 pm

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SoyBean Festival “Wayne Toups”

Rare clip from KennyGProductions “Soybean Festival” yet another of Kenny Guilbeau’s VHS recordings transcribed to the ciip you are about to view.

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Posted by mark - January 26, 2016 at 6:06 pm

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Clifton Chenier (clip)

Clifton Chenier is the undisputed master of Zydeco (or “la-la music”), a folk-blues style played and sung by French-speaking blacks in Southern Louisiana and Southern Texas. In this documentary, we see both aspects of Clifton Chenier’s life, the public and the private, as he performs his music and enjoys himself with his friends and family. Produced and directed by Carl Colby. 58 minutes, color.

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Posted by mark - August 22, 2015 at 8:07 pm

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