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Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco
Born: Nov 14, 1947 in Lafayette, LA
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Genre: Blues, Pop/Rock
Biography: Contemporary zydeco's most popular performer, accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural was the natural successor to the throne vacated by the death of his mentor Clifton Chenier; infusing his propulsive party music with strains of rock and R&B, his urbanized sound -- complete with touches of synthesizer ...Read full biography
100% Fortified Zydeco
Released: 1983
Label: Black Top
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Currently the most visible zydeco artist nationally, this mid-'80s effort is his best, as the material recorded is more inventive. The sound is great and the song selection is superior. ~ Jeff Hannusch, ...Read full review
Where There's Smoke There's Fire
Released: 1990
Label: PSM RECORDS
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A great album of zydeco party anthems (and others) from Buckwheat Zydeco, the heir apparent in zydeco after the death of Clifton Chenier. This album features a number of Buckwheat's (Stanley Dural's) compositions, ...Read full review