A hefty serving of upbeat bayou boogie
Zydeco is a satisfying survey of the fascinating fusion of French and African culture in Louisiana and features most of the genre's biggest stars including Clifton Chenier, Boozoo Chavis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Beau Jocque, Keith Frank, Geno Delafose, Chris Ardoin, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas, Queen Ida, and Zydeco Force as well as regional favorites Rosie Ledet, The Creole Zydeco Farmers, and Jude Taylor.
Respected New Orleans music critic Michael Tisserand, the acclaimed author of The Kingdom of Zydeco, wrote the detailed and informative liner notes especially for this collection. The booklet features excellent photographs by Rick Olivier and Jack Vartoogian, both well-known documentors of Louisiana music culture.
The Creole Zydeco Farmers Creole Farmers Stomp
Keith Frank ço Fa
What You Gonna Do?
Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas I'm in Love
Jude Taylor & His Burning Flames Burnin' Flames Special
Boozoo Chavis & the Majic Sounds Lula Lula Don't You Go to Bingo
Queen Ida and Her Zydeco Band My Girl Josephine
Clifton Chenier Calinda
Buckwheat Zydeco I'm on the Wonder
Geno Delafose Bye Bye Mon N'eg
Joe K K and Zydeco Force Hoochie Coochie
Chris Ardoin & Double Clutchin' Stay In or Stay Out - Pass the Dutchie
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