Various ‎– Let's Go Zydeco!

Ace ‎– CDCHD 543
CD, Compilation

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1 Clifton Chenier Cher Catin (Zydeco)
Written-By – C Chenier*
2 John Delafose Petite Et La Grosse
Written-By – J Delafose*
3 C.J. Chenier Used And Abused
Written-By – C J Chenier*
4 Lawrence 'Black' Ardoin* Walking Down The Interstate
Written-By – L Ardoin*
5 Clifton Chenier Zydeco Two Step
Written-By – C Chenier*
6 John Delafose Crying In The Streets
Written-By – Porter*, Matter*, Harris*
7 Lawrence 'Black' Ardoin* Midland Two Step
Arranged By – L Ardoin*Written-By – Trad*
8 Leo Thomas (2) & Preston Frank's Swallow Band Shake What You Got
Written-By – L Thomas*
9 Sam Brothers 5* Lafayette Special
Written-By – L Sam*
10 John Delafose Lonesome Road
Written-By – J Delafose*
11 Clifton Chenier I'm Coming Home
Written-By – C Chenier*
12 Lawrence 'Black' Ardoin* I've Been There
Written-By – L Ardoin*
13 John Delafose Mardi Gras Song
Arranged By – J Delafose*Written-By – Trad*
14 Clifton Chenier Je Suis En Recolteur (I'm A Farmer)
Written-By – C Chenier*
15 C.J. Chenier Check Out The Zydeco
Written-By – C J Chenier*
16 Lightnin' Hopkins Zolo Go (Zydeco)
Written-By – S Hopkins*
17 Willie Green Green's Zydeco
Written-By – W Green*
18 Peter King & L. Herbert* King's Zydeco
Written-By – P King*
19 McZiel* & Gernger* Allons A Lafayette
Arranged By – McZiel*Written-By – Trad*
20 Albert Chevalier (2) Moman Couche
Written-By – A Chevalier*
21 Canray Fontenot Two Step De Grand Mallet
Written-By – C Fontenot*
22 Boisec Ardoin* & Canray Fontenot Home Sweet Home
Written-By – Bishop*, Payne*

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Transferred from original analog master tapes.

This compilation was drawn from the following releases: Clifton Chenier's "Live at St Mark's", "Bogalusa Boogie" & "King of the Bayous"; John Delafose's "Joe Pete Got Two Women"; Canray Fontenot's "Louisiana Hot Sauce Creole Style"; Lightnin' Hopkins' "The Gold Star Sessions Volume 1"; C.J. Chenier's "My Baby Don't Wear No Shoes"; Lawrence 'Black' Ardoin & His French Band self-titled; Alphonse 'Boisec' Ardoin with Canray Fontenot and the Ardoin Brothers' "La Musique Creole"; Sam Brothers 5 self-titled; "Zydeco Vol. 1: The Early Years"; & "Zydeco Champs".

Front cover: Red Hot Louisiana River Band (1970s New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival) l-r: Paul 'Lil Buck' Senegal, Cleveland Chenier, John Hart, Clifton Chenier, Robert St Judy.

Special thanks to Roger Armstrong and Bill Belmont.

Transferred from original analogue master tapes · Post Production by Sound Mastering Ltd

The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Arhoolie Record Productions, Inc and is licensed to Ace Records Ltd.
℗ Arhoolie Record Productions, Inc. This compilation ℗ 1994 Ace Records Ltd © 1994 Ace Records Ltd

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