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A hefty serving of upbeat bayou boogie! Zydeco is a solid selection of the fascinating fusion of French and African culture in Louisiana and features most of the genre's biggest stars.
Zydeco by Putumayo World Music
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 documenters of Louisiana music culture.
The album features most of the genre's biggest stars including Clifton Chenier, Boozoo Chavis, Buckwheat Zydeco, Beau Jocque and Keith Frank. Also starring Louisiana favourites Geno Delafose, Chris Ardoin, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas, Queen Ida, and Zydeco Force as well as regional favourites Rosie Ledet, The Creole Zydeco Farmers and Jude Taylor.
1. Creole Farmers Stomp - The Creole Zydeco Farmers
2. Co Fa - Keith Frank & The Soileau Zydeco Band
3. You're No Good For Me - Rosie Ledet
4. What You Gonna Do? - Beau Jocque
5. I'm In Love - Nathan And The Zydeco Cha Chas
6. Burnin' Flames Special - Jude Taylor & His Burning Flames
7. Lula Lula Don't You Go To Bingo - Boozoo Chavis
8. My Girl Josephine - Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band
9. Calinda - Clifton Chenier
10. I'm On The Wonder - Buckwheat Zydeco
11. Bye-Bye Mon Neg - Geno Delafose And French Rockin' Boogie
12. Hoochie Coochie - Joe K K And Zydeco Force
13. Stay In Or Stay Out - Pass The Dutchie - Chris Ardoin & Double Clutchin'
World music record label Putumayo is committed to helping communities in the countries where the music originates and has contributed more than one million dollars to non-profit organisations around the world.