Zack's Bon Ton
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||Filé Gumbo||Zachary Richard||3:30||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Zack's Bon Ton||Zachary Richard||3:23||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Ma petite fille est gone||Zachary Richard||3:07||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Big River||Zachary Richard||3:53||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Jolie blonde||Zachary Richard||3:10||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Ma Louisianne||Zachary Richard||2:24||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||The Battle of New Orleans||Zachary Richard||3:02||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Love My Zydeco||Zachary Richard||3:40||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Bayou Pon Pon||Zachary Richard||3:35||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Take Me Deep (Song for C.)||Zachary Richard||4:47||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||See You Later Alligator||Zachary Richard||3:14||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||La valse de la Grande Rivière||Zachary Richard||0:41||$0.99||View in iTunes|
Zachary Richard is been among Cajun music's finest performers during the 1980s and '90s, and this late-'80s session is one of his finest. The 12 tracks include hot versions of "Jolie Blonde," "La Valse de Grande Riviere," and "Ma Petite Fille Est Gone." Richard also demonstrates his country proficiency with a heady cover of Johnny Horton's "The Battle of New Orleans," as well as "Big River" and "Take Me Deep (Song for C)." The Bon Ton Playboys also include outstanding musicians in fiddler Rufus Thibodeaux, saxophonist Pat Breaux, and keyboardist Craig Lege, with Richard doubling on Acadian accordion, harmonica, and acoustic guitar in addition to doing leads. This is alternately spicy and reflective material, providing a good look at Cajun music's past, present, and future.
File gumbo is my favorite Louisiana song. The lyrics mix food and good music, the soul of Luzianna!
Bon ton is Bon Temps
For my money this is Zach's best classic album.
Born: September 8, 1950 in Scott, LA
Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s