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Zydeco - Geno Delafose

From: ARTSEDGE
Series: Gulf Coast Highway
Length: 07:44

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And explanation and a demonstration of Zydeco music Read the full description.

Genodelafose_small With the help of Zydeco musician Geno Delafose, Charles Chamberlain of the Louisiana State Museum explains Zydeco music.

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Piece Description

With the help of Zydeco musician Geno Delafose, Charles Chamberlain of the Louisiana State Museum explains Zydeco music.

Timing and Cues

IN: (music) We're traveling down
OQ: Performing Arts (music sting)

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Hey Geno Geno Delafose French Rockin' Boogie. Rounder / UMGD 1994 :00
C'est Pas la Peine Brailler Geno Delafose French Rockin' Boogie. Rounder / UMGD 1994 :00
Je Va's Jamais La Voir Encore Geno Delafose French Rockin' Boogie. Rounder / UMGD 1994 :00
Let The Bon Ton Roula Clarence Garlow T For Texas Blues Masters Volume 1. Fuel 2003 :00
Uncle Bud Zydeco John Delafose Joe Pete Got Two Women. Arhoolie Records 1988 :00
Joe Pitre A Deux Femmes John Delafose Joe Pete Got Two Women. Arhoolie Records 1988 :00
Ris et la Gres Geno Delafose French Rockin' Boogie. Rounder / UMGD 1994 :00

Related Website

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/gulfcoasthighway/