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Out of all of his albums, Cajun Saturday Night ranks as one of D.L. Menard's least Cajun-influenced. Throughout the album, Menard tears through Cajun-informed honky tonk numbers, singing entirely in English and playing with a crack band that includes Buck White, Ricky Skaggs, and Jerry Douglas. Menard re-records some of his Cajun songs in English, while he jacks up five Hank Williams songs with New Orleans instruments. It's an exciting, intoxicating listen and, for country fans reluctant to explore Cajun, it's an easy introduction to the genre.


Born: 14 April 1932 in Erath, LA

Genre: World

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Affectionately known as "the Cajun Hank Williams," D.L. Menard (born Doris Leon Menard) only met Williams one time at the Teche Club in New Iberia in 1951. But in the nearly five decades since, William's melancholy country songs have continued to be his major influence. Best known for his hit "La Porte Dans Arriere (The Back Door)," which sold more than 500,000 copies in 1962, Menard remains one of Cajun music's strongest links to country music. Menard's earliest inspiration was furnished by his...
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