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Menagerie: The Essential Zydeco Collection

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Menagerie: The Essential Zydeco Collection

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Mango
genre:
World

We gave it a B

Drawn from zydeco apostle Stanley ”Buckwheat” Dural Jr.’s last three albums, this compilation features enough nonstop, accordion-propelled mayhem to fill a whole month of Fat Tuesday celebrations. The tracks on Menagerie: The Essential Zydeco Collection neatly diagram the genre’s crazy patchwork of blues, R&B, country, and soul. ”What you gonna do,” asks Buckwheat Zydeco, ”when the zydeco turn it up on you?” Dance, little sister, dance. B

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