Lebeau Zydeco Festival

Lebeau Zydeco Festival

Monday Road trip features the Zydeco festival just about 20 minutes from home.... Lisa zydeco is a music genre that evolved in southwest Louisiana by French Creole speakers which blends blues, rhythm and blues, and music indigenous to the Louisiana Creoles and the Native people of Louisiana. What is the difference between Cajun and Zydeco [...]

The Kingdom of Zydeco

The Kingdom of Zydeco

    book link “An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.” —Annie Proulx There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map. Stretching from the prairies [...]

Zydeco in Southwest Louisiana

Zydeco in Southwest Louisiana

Happy Monday !  Today let's talk about what going on around home. We are in the middle of festival season and this week locally we are  celebrating : 36th Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival  : in Opealousas,La. Zydeco grew up around my rural  area it a  music genre that evolved in southwest Louisiana by French Creole [...]

Reflection on National Radio Day!

Reflection on National Radio Day!

Happy Monday !  I am a child of the 60's and 70's and remember the Radio  But what happen to the Radio as we celebrate National Radio Day ?  As the Song  say's " What happened to the radio? What happened to the songs that we used to know? What happened to the radio? Maybe I'm just [...]