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Contemporary zydeco's most popular performer, accordionist Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural was the natural successor to the throne vacated by the death of his mentor Clifton Chenier; infusing his propulsive party music with strains of rock and R&B, his urbanized sound — complete with touches of synthesizer and trumpet — married traditional and contemporary zydeco with uncommon flair, in the process reaching a wider mainstream audience than any artist before him. Dural was born in Lafayette, Louisiana on November 14, 1947; with his braided… read more

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    everyone should be sure to check out buckwheat tomorrow night on WHYY's TV show, On Canvas at 8pm! If you don't have WHYY-TV12, here's a link to the episode online:
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    Love his music.. it's so upbeat - you can't help but get up and dance!
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    It's so hard to stop!
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    damn buts what it should be like!
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    come back to the mountain stage mr.zydeco !

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