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Cajun, Zydeco

Doug Kershaw: Crazy Cajun Fiddler

Profile and Interview by Danny Goldberg, Circus, April 1970

DOUG KERSHAW, before his current tour was primarily known as "the guy who was on the Johnny Cash Show the same night that Dylan was ...

Jimmy C. Newman: Cajun: Swamp Pop

Overview by Bill Millar, Record Mirror, June 1971

COUNTRY music does not accept outside influences as readily as r&b and r&b doesn't lap them up as greedily as pop music. ...

Rusty and Doug Kershaw: Louisiana Man

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, October 1976

I GOT a pre-release tape of this two months ago and I played that constantly. Now I've got the record and it's wearing out very ...

Johnnie Allan: Promised Land

Interview by Richard Wootton, Omaha Rainbow, Summer 1978

'PROMISED LAND' by Johnnie Allan is a rarity — a perfect pop record; just over two minutes long, it's a dynamite recording of the old ...

Jimmy C. Newman: Jimmy Newman: Front Man of the Contemporary Cajun Movement

Profile and Interview by Martin Hawkins, Country Music People, January 1979

Among the most successful exponents of cajun music, JIMMY C. NEWMAN has remained a chart contender from the days of his debut hit single, 'Cry ...

Jimmy C. Newman: Jimmy 'C' Newman: Cajun Music And The Big Beat

Profile and Interview by Martin Hawkins, Melody Maker, March 1979

Jimmy 'Cajun' Newman tells MARTIN HAWKINS: 'Cajun music has two speeds – off, and full-blast'. ...

Rockin' Dopsie: Hail The Crown Prince Of Zydeco: Rockin' Dopsie

Profile by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, February 1985

ARTIST: Rockin' Dopsie & the Cajun Twisters. PERSONNEL: Alton Rubin (Rockin' Dopsie), accordion, vocals; John Hart, saxophone; Russell Gordon, guitar; Alonzo Johnson, bass; David Rubin, washboard; ...

Clifton Chenier: Live at the San Francisco Blues Festival

Review by Don Snowden, Boston Phoenix, The, November 1985

ZYDECO, the musical marriage of Louisiana's indigenous Cajun and Southern R&B traditions, first crawled out from the bayous and oil derricks of southwestern Louisiana 30 ...

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