Skip to main content

THE BLEND #20: CAJUN/ZYDECO PARTY



The Blend #20
Broadcast 12-6-2016
Host/Engineer: Ira
For: ex-patradio.fr

Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE.

Allons a Lafayette – Harry Choates with Jimmy Foster and His Swingsters
Cajun Reel – Dewey Balfa, Marc Savoy, and D.L. Menard
Popcorn Blues – Nathan Abshire and the Pinegrove Boys
//
Chere Toute-Toute – Jimmy C. Newman
Cajun Love – Link Davis
Jole Blon – Harry Choates with Jimmy Foster and His Swingsters
//
Dreamer’s Waltz – Nathan Abshire and the Pinegrove Boys
Port Arthur Blues – Dewey Balfa, Marc Savoy, and D.L. Menard
The Gravel Road – Ivy Dugas with Jackie Calliers and the Cajun Cousins
//
Big Mamou – Link Davis
Les Grand Bois – Mamou Prairie Band
La Valse des Chere Bebe – Jo-El Sonnier
//
Evangeline Waltz – Mamou Prairie Band
T’en As Eu – David Doucet
Le Danse de Mardi Gras – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
//
Malini – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
La Toussaint – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
La Valse D’Amitie – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
//
ALL TUNES ABOVE CAJUN. ALL TUNES BELOW ZYDECO
//
Bon Ton Roulet – Clifton Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Snap Bean – L’il Brian and the Zydeco Travelers
Jack Rabbit – Zydeco Joe
//
Give Him Cornbread – Beau Joque and the Zydeco Hi-Rollers
My Toot Toot – Rockin’ Sidney
Black Gal – Clifton Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
//
Crying in the Streets – John Delafose
Think It Over One More Time – Buckwheat Zydeco
I’m Going to the Country to Get Me a Mojo Hand – Boozoo Chavis & the Majic Sounds
//
Je Suis en Recolteur (I Am a Farmer) – Clifton Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Old Time Two Step – John Delafose and the Eunice Playboys

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

GRAND CAFE OCCITAN: RESTAURANT REVIEW

  We made our way to a new restaurant the other day, up toward the hills past La Liviniere in the small town of Felines-Minervois. None of our party had been there before, but a friend had visited and said that she'd enjoyed it. She's a vegetarian. First clue. Now don't get me wrong. I have no gripe with those who choose to go meatless. I understand the environmental concerns and I understand the horrors of factory farming. But I also understand that form follows function in the design of tools, in the design of appliances, and in the design of human teeth. Our incisors and canines did not develop over the course of hundreds of thousands of years to rend the flesh of a fresh-caught broccoli. We are omnivores by design, Darwinian design. And I enjoy eating omni. Enough preamble... I never went inside the Grand Cafe Occitan. A young lady who would be our server met us at the front door of the nicely pointed old stone house, leading us to a pebble-covered courtyard on the side

Kreuz Market vs. Smitty’s Market: Texas Barbecue in Lockhart

I was born and raised in New Jersey. I didn’t taste Texas barbecue until I was twenty-two years old. What the hell do I know about barbecue? And what could I add to the millions of words that have been written on the subject? Well, I know a bit about food. I’ve managed to check out a few of the finer joints in Texas – Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse in Dallas, Joe Cotton’s in Robstown before the fire, the dear departed Williams Smokehouse in Houston, and the incomparable New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville . So I can speak from a reasonably wide experience. This will not be a comprehensive discussion of the relative merits of Texas barbecue as opposed to the fare available in places like Memphis or the Carolinas. It’s simply a take on our recent visits to Lockhart and the relative merits of Smitty’s versus Kreuz from our point of view. I’ll get all over academic in a later post. On our way out to the ranch in Crystal City, we stopped at Smitty’s. You have to look

GRACE SLICK, BREXIT AGAIN, SELF CHECKOUT, AND MORE: #18

    GRACE SLICK I just listened again to Volunteers , the last Jefferson Airplane album with the 'classic' lineup. 1969. Perfect. Sometimes sloppy. Sometimes over dramatic. But perfect. And Grace Slick. Grace. Slick. Perfect. BREXIT & CONSERVATISM Except for the 30% or so who've drunk the Kool-Aid, can we all agree that Brexit is not working out as advertised? And that the Republican Party in the USofA has sold its soul to a cadre of authoritarians who think they are the true small-d-democrats but who don't want everybody to have a vote and won't abide by a vote that they don't like? How did it happen that, in the name of political conservatism, two countries put into power incompetent leaders financed by greedy elites? And I just read that Michael Gove thinks that Liz Truss is toast because her agenda has been shredded. Whose agenda has been shredded more thoroughly than Gove’s and why would any thinking person be interested in his opinions except to liste