Clifton Chenier

Clifton Chenier

Profile:
American/Creole zydeco accordionist, singer, and songwriter. He won a Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording in 1983 for "I'm Here" and "Bogalusa Boogie" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011. He was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1989. Father of C.J. Chenier.

b. June 25, 1925 (Opelousas, LA, USA)
d. December 12, 1987 (Lafayette, LA, USA)
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Clifton Chenier Discography

Albums

Clifton Chenier Louisiana Blues And Zydeco (Album) Arhoolie Records US 1965 Sell This Version
F1030 Mance Lipscomb, Clifton Chenier, Lightnin' Hopkins Mance Lipscomb, Clifton Chenier, Lightnin' Hopkins - The 2nd Annual Berkeley Blues Festival Concert & Dance(LP) Arhoolie Records F1030 US 1966 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Black Snake Blues (Album) Arhoolie Records US 1967 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Bon Ton Roulet! (Album) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records US 1967 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Clifton's Cajun Blues (Album) Prophesy Records US 1970 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier King Of The Bayous Arhoolie Records France 1970 Sell This Version
AR 19033 Clifton Chenier France Societe Anonyme(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records AR 19033 France 1971 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Live (Album) Arhoolie Records US 1972 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Out West (Album) Arhoolie Records US 1974 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie (Album) Arhoolie Records France 1976 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier and Rod Bernard Clifton Chenier and Rod Bernard - Boogie In Black & White (Album) Jin Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Frenchin' The Boogie (Album) Blue Star Canada 1976 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Boogie 'N' Zydeco (Album) Maison De Soul Records US 1977 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier On Tour (Album) Free Bird France 1978 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier King-Of-Zydéco (Album) Home Cooking Records US 1980 Sell This Version
1086 Clifton Chenier The King Of Zydeco(LP) Arhoolie Records 1086 US 1981 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Country Boy Now Grammy Award Winner 1984! (Album) Caillier Records US 1984 Sell This Version
BLU-CD 3041, BLU - CD 3041 Clifton Chenier Le Roi Du Zydeco(CD, RM, Album) Editions Atlas, Guilde Internationale Du Disque, Editions Atlas, Guilde Internationale Du Disque BLU-CD 3041, BLU - CD 3041 France 1992 Sell This Version
CPCD 8237 Clifton Chenier Cajun Swamp Music (CD, Album) Charly Records CPCD 8237 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Bayou Soul Crazy Cajun US Unknown Sell This Version
CDX - 2 Clifton Chenier Live At Montreux(2xLP, RE) Charly Records CDX - 2 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
CC-1104 Big Mama Thornton, Clifton Chenier Big Mama Thornton, Clifton Chenier - Live & Together(LP, Album) Crazy Cajun CC-1104 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Clifton Chenier The Big Wheel / Where Can My Baby Be? Argo Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Clifton Chenier Squeeze Box Boogie / The Cat's Dreamin' Specialty US 1958 Sell This Version
939 Clifton Chenier Bajou Drive(7") Checker 939 US 1959 Sell This Version