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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
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Chere Toute-Toute – Jimmy C. Newman
Cajun Love – Link Davis
Jole Blon – Harry Choates with Jimmy Foster and His Swingsters
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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
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Big Mamou – Link Davis
Les Grand Bois – Mamou Prairie Band
La Valse des Chere Bebe – Jo-El Sonnier
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Evangeline Waltz – Mamou Prairie Band
T’en As Eu – David Doucet
Le Danse de Mardi Gras – Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
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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
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ALL TUNES ABOVE CAJUN. ALL TUNES BELOW ZYDECO
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Bon Ton Roulet – Clifton Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Snap Bean – L’il Brian and the Zydeco Travelers
Jack Rabbit – Zydeco Joe
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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
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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
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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

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