Zydeco Force
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Zydeco Force

Zydeco Force was an American Creole zydeco band from Opelousas, Louisiana. Zydeco Force is best known for its tracks "Hey Madeline" and "B-Flat".[1]

History

The band consisted of Bobby Robinson, Raymond Thomas, and the two sons of Lawtell Playboys frontman Delton Broussard: Shelton and Jeffery Broussard, and Delton's nephew Herbert Broussard.[2] They formed in 1988 and became a regional hit across Louisiana and East Texas. The band was featured in the award-winning German film, Schultze Gets the Blues,[] filmed in the former East Germany and in Texas and Louisiana.

Jeffery Broussard has his own band, Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys. They have performed worldwide, and appeared at the Augusta Heritage Festival, in Elkins, West Virginia, during Augusta's Cajun/Zydeco week in various years, as well as New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. They continue to perform for many other festivals and live venues from coast to coast. Zydeco Force guitarist Shelton Broussard died on November 6, 2012, during a fire at his home, aged 49.[1]

Albums

  • Shaggy Dog Two-Step (1992)
  • Zydeco Push (1994)
  • It's La La Time (1995)
  • We're Back! (2000)
  • You Mean The World To Me (2001)
  • Rock A-While Z-Force Style (2003)
  • Louisiana Chicken Shack (2005)


References

  1. ^ a b Doc Rock. "The Dead Rock Stars Club 2012 July To December". Thedeadrockstarsclub.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Zydeco Force - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved .

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