Center for Louisiana Studies Archival Catalog

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Interview with Warren Storm (after Johnnie Allan interview)

Accession No.: 
BE1.010

Johnnie Allan interview (cont.):
Royalties;
Stealing back songs;
Hiding master tapes;
Judging success;
Story telling;
Publishing a book;
Touring with big names;
New country;

Interview with Warren Storm [21:40]:
Golden age of swamp pop;
Influences;
Hadacol caravan;
Bobby Charles;
Elvis Presley;
Playing with various bands;
J. D. Miller;
Nasco records;
Nashville sound;
Royalties;
Recording with Floyd Soileau [42:15];
Defining swamp pop [45:58];

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Warren Storm (after rest of interview with J.A.)
Recording date: 
Thursday, June 13, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:33
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Benny Graeff

Accession No.: 
BE1.011

Interview with Warren Storm (cont.):
Defining Swamp Pop;
Drumming techniques - learned from Charlie Williams, his daddy, and other New Orleans Musicians;
Drumming Style of New Orleans;
Musical roots;
Yesterday's Band - Warren Storm and Thomas Blaine [03:50];
Future of Swamp Pop - in demand and more appreciated on the West Coast and England [04:50];
Swamp Pop Standards;
Forgotten favorites of Swamp Pop;

Interview with Benny Graeff [09:00]:
Golden years of Swamp Pop;
Speaking French;
Origins of "Rufus Jagneaux;"
Writing songs;
Olden days;
Family;
Most popular song;
Musical influences;
Playing music in Japan;
Learning to play;
Technology;
Louisiana music;
Gigs;
Lineup;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Warren Storm (continued)Benny Graeff (aka Rufus Jagneaux)
Recording date: 
Monday, June 24, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:14
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Joe Barry

Accession No.: 
BE1.012

Interview with Benny Graeff (cont.):
Favorite songs;
New releases;
Corporate music - cutting off local music everywhere [06:15];
Royalties;
New business opportunities - DKS Records;
Defining Swamp Pop [20:00];

Interview with Joe Barry [24:20]
Fans;
Freddy Fender;
Joe Long;
Gigs in New Orleans;
Touring the world;
Rockin' Roland;
Ethnic mafias;
Making trouble in San Antonio;
Destroying hotel rooms;
Family background;
Musical influences;
Boxing;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Benny Graeff (continued)Joe Barry
Recording date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 1991
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
54:25
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Joe Barry (cont.) and Ned Theall

Accession No.: 
BE1.013

Interview with Joe Barry (cont.):
Musical influences;
Learning guitar;
The Delphis;
"Fool to Care;"
Cutting songs;
Mercury Records;
Money woes;
Quitting the business;
Back in the business;
Business woes;
Back to gospel;
Ministry;
Losing religion;
Keeping the faith;
Recording and having control;
Future of swamp pop;
Defining swamp pop;
Test of time

Interview with Ned Theall [38:20]
Founding of The Boogie Kings;
Time as band leader;
Four phases of Boogie Kings [45:20];

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Joe Barry (continued)Ned Theall of The Boogie Kings
Recording date: 
Wednesday, July 3, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:29
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Ned Theall and Lil' Bob

Accession No.: 
BE1.014

Interview with Ned Theall (cont.):
Splitting profits;
Putting on a show;
Band rivalry;
Blue-eyed soul;
Evolution of the Boogie Kings;
Backing up for other artists;
Royalties;
"Fabulous;"
"Tell it like it is;"
Recording with other artists;
Defining Swamp Pop - music of the black man, played by the white cajuns [14:45];
Musical influences;
Rock 'n Roll;
Swamp pop standards;
Future of the Boogie Kings

Interview with Lil' Bob [26:28]:
Musical background;
First recordings;
Touring overseas;
Recording then and now;
Bringing south Louisiana to the world;
Getting credit;
Benefit for Chick Vidrine;
Local gigs;
Jake Graffignino

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Ned Theall (cont)LilÕ Bob (Camille Bob) in Opelousas @ his home
Recording date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:28
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Buddy King

Accession No.: 
BE1.015

Interview with Buddy King:
F. M. radio;
Working around Louisiana;
Music director Alexandria;
"Sweet dreams;"
"Breaking" records;
Gauging success of a record;
Determining airtime;
From Alexandria to Lafayette;
The Beatles;
"Wooly Bully;"
"Breaking" records;
Trying something new;
Boss format radio;
Back to KVOL;
"Red Red Wine" [35:00];
Problems with management at the station;
"Living, eating, sleeping radio and music;"
Perfectionism;
Personal background;
Getting into radio

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; radio
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Buddy King, DJ, at his residence in Lafayette
Recording date: 
Monday, July 22, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:28
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Buddy King (cont.) and Bobby Charles

Accession No.: 
BE1.016

Interview with Buddy King (cont.):
Getting into radio;
Advice - "Act like you don't give a damn when you really do;"
Heritage - Native American, Spanish, and Irish;
Evolution of the name "Buddy King" [04:40];
Musical preferences and influences;
Instincts;
Rufus Jagneaux [15:05];
Gold records;
Helping out local folks;
Defining Swamp Pop [22:50];
South Louisiana;
Life after KVOL;
Back to radio

Interview with Bobby Charles (Abbeville, LA) [30:41]:
Personal background;
Speaking French;
Musical influences;
Writing songs;
Favorite musicians;
Fats Domino [40:00];
Writing for Fats;
Jazz influence;
"See You Later, Alligator"

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; radio
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Buddy King (cont.)Bobby Charles,
Recording date: 
Monday, July 22, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:26
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Bobby Charles (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.017

Interview with Bobby Charles (cont.):
"See You Later, Alligator;"
"One-eyed Jack" - inspiration behind the song;
Elvis Presley - meeting Elvis in Memphis;
Fat's Domino and Dave Bartholomew - recording "See You Later, Alligator," performing songs with Dave [03:28];
Woodstock - recording and living here;
Song writing;
Sounding black;
Getting ripped off;
Rejecting local artists;
Born an artist;
Inspiration;
Defining Swamp Pop [24:45];
New sound;
Interest in music;
Rice and Gravy label;
No respect within Louisiana;
Solution to pollution;
"Walking to New Orleans" - promotes Louisiana tourism, but it isn't appreciated;
Plays songs for interviewer;
Bobby Charles the environmentalist;
The business of music;
Politics;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; song writing
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Bobby Charles near Abbeville @ his residence
Recording date: 
Saturday, August 3, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:29
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Bobby Charles (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.018

DUPLICATE
Interview with Bobby Charles (cont.):
"See You Later, Alligator;"
"One-eyed Jack" - inspiration behind the song;
Elvis Presley - meeting Elvis in Memphis;
Fat's Domino and Dave Bartholomew - recording "See You Later, Alligator," performing songs with Dave [03:28];
Woodstock - recording and living here;
Song writing;
Sounding black;
Getting ripped off;
Rejecting local artists;
Born an artist;
Inspiration;
Defining Swamp Pop [24:45];
New sound;
Interest in music;
Rice and Gravy label;
No respect within Louisiana;
Solution to pollution;
"Walking to New Orleans" - promotes Louisiana tourism, but it isn't appreciated;
Plays songs for interviewer;
Bobby Charles the environmentalist;
The business of music;
Politics;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; song writing
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Booby Charles (cont)
Recording date: 
Saturday, August 3, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:29
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Bobby Charles (cont.); Skip Stewart; and T. K. Hulin

Accession No.: 
BE1.019

Interview with Bobby Charles (cont.):
French song, "Champs Elyse"

Interview with Skip Stewart [02:20]:
Changing name from Guillory to Stewart;
Early recordings;
Forming The Shondells [08:00];
Playing at the Southern Club;
Burning out on the band;
(Not) working with Stan Lewis;
First bass;
Joining the Boogies Kings;
Morris/Stewart controversy;
Session work;
Defining Swamp Pop;
Musical influences;
Musicians in the family;
Personal history;
Becoming a DJ

Interview with T. K. Hulin [35:55]:
Getting the name T. K.;
Early recordings;
True to R&B;
Musical influences;
Defining Swamp Pop [39:28] - how it is different from Rhythm and Blues;
Personal information - birth, career;
Touring;
Cajun revival;
The Lonely Knights

Interview with Clint West [45:00]:
The Boogie Kings;
First band

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane K. Bernard
Informants: 
Bobby Charles (cont)Skip Stewart & T.K Hulin @ Southen Club in Opelousas
Recording date: 
Sunday, August 4, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA; Opelousas, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:37
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Clint West, Bert Miller, and Barbara Miller

Accession No.: 
BE1.020

Interview with Clint West:
Changing names;
Early bands;
Hit songs;
Musical influences;
Defining Swamp Pop;
Musicians in the family;
Personal information - birth place and year

Interview with Bert Miller [08:15]:
The name "Bert Miller;"
The Boogie Kings - start of the band, band members;
The Swing Kings;
Blue-eyed soul;
Fats Domino;
Musical influences - Joe Turner, BB King;
Defining Swamp Pop
Current profession

Interview with Barbara Lynn [16:35]:
Personal history;
Learning to play guitar;
Piano;
Musical influences - Elvis Presley, Guitar Slim, and other Blues Singers;
Producers;
Huey Meaux [25:26];
Hit songs;
"real jobs;"
Out west;
Recent releases;
Defining Swamp Pop [30:40];
Race relations 1960s;
Royalties

Live recording Dr. John [35:15]:
Instrumental;
"Hold On"

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Clint West at Southern ClubBert Miller at Southern ClubBarbara Lynn at PodnahÕs Nightclub in St. Martinville
Recording date: 
Saturday, August 31, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Opelousas, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:37
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Huey Meaux

Accession No.: 
BE1.021

Personal history - birthplace, father, musical history;
Moving to Texas;
Early experience in music;
Crazy Cajun show/records;
From barber to music producer;
Jivin' Jean;
Promoting from station to station;
J. P. Richardson - "Chantilly Lace";
Floyd Soileau [09:08];
JIN records;
Joe Barry;
On the road;
Harlem;
Defining Swamp Pop/South Louisiana Music [13:45];
The sound of South Louisiana;
Freddy Fender;
Jimmy Donnelly;
"I'm Leaving it up to You" {21:50];
Record labels;
Payola;
Harold Lipschitz;
The music business;
Sugarhill Studios;
Current projects;
Catching up on family news;
Problems between producers;
Thinking and acting big

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Huey Meaux (over the phone, Lafayette to Houston)
Recording date: 
Thursday, September 5, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA; Houston, TX
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
36:23
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Little Alfred, Charles Mann, and John Fred

Accession No.: 
BE1.022

Interview with Little Alfred:
Broven's book;
Personal history;
Cookie and the Cupcakes - Simon Lubin;
Musical influences;
South Louisiana R&B;
Early experiences with music;
The Cupcakes;
"Twisted;"
Stan Lewis;
Performing in white clubs - racial tensions [10:15];
Cookie;
Racial tensions/provocations;
Friendship between artists;
American Soul Train - "Can You Dig It"

Interview with Charles Mann [18:48]:
Real name;
Musical history - family, heritage;
Speaking French;
Musical influences;
Dizzy Richard;
The Eltradors;
Playing around Louisiana;
First record;
"Keep Your Arms Around Me;"
"You're No Longer Mine;"
Buddy King;
1970s;
1980s;
"Walk of Life;"
Touring England;
English fans;
English eating habits;
"Walk of Life;"
Swamp Pop;
French music in England;
Tom McLaine;
Bobby Charles

Interview with John Fred [38:00]:
Whole name;
Musical influences - Fats Domino, Smiley Louis;
First band;
Race music;
Sports - father's baseball past;
Playing recreation halls

Unnamed Interview [47:00];

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Little Alfred, YesterdayÕs Nightclub in Lafayette, 9/8/1991Charles Mann (over the phone, Lafayette to Lake Charles), 9/12/1991John Fred (over the phone, Lafayette to Baton Rouge)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
49:01
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with John Fred (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.023

Interview with John Fred (cont.):
The Playboys;
"Shirley;"
Studio musicians;
Meeting Fats Domino;
Montel's advice;
College;
The new Playboys;
"Boogie Chillin'" [6:36];
Stan Lewis and Jewel Records;
"Agnes English;"
"Judy in Disguise;"
Paul Mcartney;
Beatles' love of south LA music;
Apple offices;
Elvis Presley;
Jimi Hendrix;
Touring with other famous bands;
Les Paul;
White R&B;
Bobby Charles' songs;
Recording "Judy in Disguise" [25:10]
Song writing;
Horns;
Playboy's line up;
G. G. Shin;
Relations with other artists;
Jobs outside of the band;
Royalties;
Identifying as Swamp Pop [36:38];
Age;
Moving into Rock 'N Roll;
Earl King;
Labeling Swamp Pop;
Alan Freid;
White artists recording black music

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
John Fred (cont.)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Baton Rouge, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
46:35
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with John Fred (cont.) and Tommy McLain

Accession No.: 
BE1.024

Interview with John Fred (cont.):
other interviews conducted by Bernard;
Best wishes

Interview with Tom McLain: [01:46]
Personal history - birthplace, hometown, highschool;
Early experiences playing music;
Playing with Red Smiley and the Bell Tones;
Jack Arnold and the Flames;
Touring military bases;
Playing with Clint West and the Roller Coasters;
Playing bass guitar;
Giving up music;
Getting back into the business;
Leroy's lounge;
Cutting a record;
"Sweet Dreams;"
Buddy King;
Joining The Boogie Kings;
Recording for Floyd Soileau;
Huey Meaux [20:10];
Success of "Sweet Dreams;"
Jimmy Paige;
Trouble with pills;
Smitty Smith saves McLain;
Back with Huey Meaux;
"No Tomorrows Now;"
Playing in Lafayette;
Re-signing with Meaux;
Recording with Freddy Fender;
The Mule Train Band [37:00];
Staying clean and finding religion;
"The Roses;"
Current projects;
First guitar;
Musical influences;
Little Richard

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
John FredTom McLain
Recording date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette,LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
47:10
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with George Khoury, and Stan Lewis

Accession No.: 
BE1.025

Interview with George Khoury:
Personal history;
Early interest in music;
Juke box business;
Record store;
Elvis Presley;
Fats Domino;
Starting a record label;
Legal problems;
Recording studio;
Hits;
Eddie Schuller;
Recording Cajun artists;
Carol Fran;
"Matilda;"
Recording studios;
Artists recorded;
Getting "screwed" within the business - J.D. Miller;
Quitting the business [17:00];
Collecting royalties - "Sea of Love;"
Swamp Pop [19:00]

Interview with Stan Lewis [20:20]:
Juke box business;
Stan's record service;
Chess Records;
Radio;
Mail order business;
One stop distribution;
Competition;
Bobby Charles [32:48];
Enjoy label;
John Fred and the Playboys;
Various labels started;
Artists recorded - Cookie and the Cupcakes, the Boogie Kings, Skip Steward, etc.;
"Judy in Disguise" - Royalties
Personal information - birth date, birth place;
Entrance into the music business;
Comments on the Music Industry;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
George Khoury (over the phone, Lafayette to Lake Charles),Stan Lewis (over the phone, Lafayette to Shreveport)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
45:52
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

interview with Eddie Shuler

Accession No.: 
BE1.026

South Louisiana sound - Bobby Charles;
Researchers come to Louisiana;
Mike Leadbetter - bringing Cajun Music to England;
Introduction to French music;
Moving to Louisiana - World War II;
Joining a band;
Hackberry Ramblers;
Goldband Records;
Iry Lejeune;
Recording Lejeune;
"Calcasieu Waltz;"
Finding distribution;
Self distribution;
Alice Roger;
Artists recorded;
Port Naches Playboys;
Country music - difference between Country Western and Western Swing music [36:25];
Hank Williams - Hillbilly Music and Country Music;
Recording Dolly Parton - Robert Owen, "Puppy Love" and "Girl Left Alone;"
Freddy Fender [45:30];

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Eddie Shuler (over the phone, Lafayette to Shreveport)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
Meta Information
Duration: 
45:47
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Eddie Shuler (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.027

Interview with Eddie Shuler (cont.):
Recording Freddy Fender in prison;
The prison studio;
Al Ferrier;
Johnny Janeau;
"Cindy Lou;"
Cookie and the Cupcakes;
Yellow Jacket Band [14:48];
Little Billy Earl;
Clarence Garlow;
Catalogue;
Shuler's sons;
Elton Anderson;
Katie Webster;
"Sea of Love;"
Other labels owned by Shuler;
Personal history - birth date and birth place;
Musical influences - learning to play the saxophone;
K-MAR and Tech;
Current projects;
Studio equipment;
"Cindy Lou;"
Shuler's sound;
J. D. Miller;
New releases on CD;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
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Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Eddie Shuler (continues over the phone, Lafayette to Shreveport)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
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Interview with Eddie Shuler (cont.), Tommy McLain (cont.), Phil Philips

Accession No.: 
BE1.028

Interview with Eddie Shuler (cont.):
South Louisiana sound - Swamp Pop;
Missed opportunities - Rod Bernard, Big Bopper, King Karl;
Thanks and Good byes

Interview with Tommy McLain (cont.): [03:58]
Bluegrass in Louisiana;
Writing French songs;
Happy Fat Show;
Defining Swamp Pop - Louisiana Music [06:03];
Labeling;
Whorehouses and "Sweet Dreams;"
Busy schedule;
Overseas fans

Interview with Phil Philips: [18:58]
Legal problems;
Real name;
Early experience with music;
Selling sheet music;
Musical family;
Instruments played;
Plays guitar and sings;
Gateway Quartet;
Recording;
Writing "Sea of Love;"
Recording "Sea of Love;"
The Twilights;
Making a record;
Problems with George Khoury;
Recording for Lee Lavergne;
DJ between hits;
King of the whole blasted world;
Musical influences;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Eddie Shuler (cont.); Phil Philips (cont.); Tommy McClain (cont.)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
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Duration: 
46:36
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Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Phil Philips (cont.) and Sam Montalbano

Accession No.: 
BE1.029

Interview with Phil Philips (cont.):
Musical influences;
Swamp Pop [03:15];
Racial tensions - playing at white clubs versus black clubs [05:21]
Preaching;
Religious beliefs

Interview with Sam Montalbano: [19:40]
Getting the name right;
Personal history;
T.V. show;
Playing rock 'n roll;
Joe Cowan;
Jimmy Clanton
"Just a Dream;"
Montel label;
Clanton's tour manager;
Meeting famous people;
Making a contribution to the music industry;
Producing records;
Lester Robinson;
CYO dances;
Havana;
Red Stick Publishing Company;
Other labels;
John Fred;
Studios

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Phil Philips (cont.)Sam Montalbano (over the phone from Lafayette to Baton Rouge)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:32
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Interview with Sam Montalbano (cont.) and Grace Broussard

Accession No.: 
BE1.030

Interview with Sam Montalbano (cont.):
Turning over the business;
Selling the studio;
The big producers;
Deep South;
The Boogie Kings;
Boogie Kings lawsuit;
Rod Bernard

Interview with Grace Broussard: [17:30]
Personal history - birth date and birth place;
Musical family members - brothers, sister;
Professional beginnings;
Musical influences;
Dale and Grace "Leavin' it all up to You;"
Getting together with Dale Houston;
"Leavin' it all up to You;"
Dale ditches Grace;
"Stop and Think it Over;"
Bayou boogie;
Defining Swamp Pop/bayou boogie [35:50];
Tour with Carl Perkins;
Awards;
Releasing songs on CD;
Royalties issues

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamo pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Sam Montalbano (cont.)Grace Broussard (over the phone, Lafayette to Galvez)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, October 2, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Shane Bernard
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Duration: 
46:34
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Rod Bernard

Accession No.: 
BE1.031

musicians in the family; first guitar; broadcast from the feed store; radio show; DJ; slot machines; The Twisters; recording with Floyd Soileau; ÒThis Should go on ForeverÓ; leasing the song to Chess Records; a hit song; promotional tour; American Bandstand controversy; on the road; contract with Mercury; collaborations; second hit; King Karl; payola; recording with Jake Graffignino; south Louisiana songs/sound; ÒColindaÓ; Marines; ÒColindaÓ; Nashville sound

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Rod Bernard
Recording date: 
Friday, October 18, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:19
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Rod Bernard (cont.) and Roy Perkins

Accession No.: 
BE1.032

Interview with Rod Bernard (cont.): staying country; leaving Mercury; The Shondells; country comeback; Graceland; trading tapes with George Cline; Hank Williams; Chuck Berry; Jerry Lee Lewis; James Brown; Frankie Avalon; signing breasts; girls in the hotel room; Jerry LeeÕs advice; country/cajun/rock ÔnÕ roll; ÒTwist at the Fais Do-DoÓ; arbee; swamp popInterview with Roy Perkins: interview woes; musical influences; bogie woogie; piano blues; Tommy Dorsey; race music; ÒLordy Miss ClaudieÓ; early gigs

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Rod Bernard (cont.)Roy Perkins
Recording date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:15
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Roy Perkins (cont.) and Carol Rachou

Accession No.: 
BE1.033

Interview with Roy Perkins (cont.): ÒYou are on my MindÓ; Mel Mallory; bands played in; ÒHearts of StoneÓ; ÒJolie BlondeÓ; family history; collector;s items; ÒHere I AmÓ/ÓYouÕre GoneÓ; recording in New Orleans; Louis Jordan ÒSaturday Night Fish FryÓ; Ram Records; session work for J. D. Miller; working in the middle east; recording for Huey Meaux; joining The Swing Kings; from piano to bass; ÒSouthlandÓ; Times of Acadiana article; working in the oil field; the Boogie Boy; Mercury records; Shelby Singelton;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Roy Perkins (cont.)
Recording date: 
Thursday, October 24, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:30
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Roy Perkins and Carol Rachou

Accession No.: 
BE1.034

Interview with Roy Perkins (cont.): the mystical musician; preaching; religious beliefs; maturing as a writer and musician; writing methods; defining swamp pop; R&B; grandmotherÕs piano; piano triplet; the blues; the Beatles; Bobby CharlesInterview with Carol Rachou: personal history; SLI; The Swingsters; getting into production; music store;Eddie Raven; opening the studio; jazz at the music mart; Jazz Mar

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Roy Perkins [Ernest Suarez] (cont.)Carol Rachou
Recording date: 
Thursday, October 24, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:30
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Carol Rachou (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.035

Interview with Carol Rachou (cont.): pulling a stunt on Rod Bernard; drug addiction; alcoholism; prescription medication; music played in early days; musicians in the family; La Louisiane label; cajun artists recorded; people recorded in the studio; preachers and Jimmy Swaggart; recording Rod Bernard; English recordings; Arbee Label; setting up the studio; collectors item; ÒEtouffeÓ; Dale and Grace ÒLeaving it up o YouÓ; asking for photos; getting it straight with Dale and grace; ÒJudy in DisguiseÓ; Bobby Charles; ÒLeaving it up to YouÓ; ÒStop and Think it OverÓ controversy; LilÕ Bob;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Carol Rachou (cont.)
Recording date: 
Thursday, October 24, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:11
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2006
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Interview with Carol Rachou (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.036

Charles Adcock; The Swing Kings; ÒKidnapperÓ; Shondells hit; going to New York; Jimmy C. Newman;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Carol Rachou (cont.)
Recording date: 
Thursday, October 24, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:06
Digitized Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2006
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Interview with Guitar Gable and Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry

Accession No.: 
BE1.037

Interview with Guitar Gable: background information; musicians in the family; playing guitar; first recording; ÒCongo MamboÓ; compared to Bernard Jolivette; ÒThey Call Me Guitar GableÓ; learning guitar; artists worked with; Bobby Charles; retiring from music; t.v. repairman; last recording; the New Lollipops; touring; tuning the guitar; other equipment used; problems with J. D. Miller; impersonators; racism; Cookie in trouble; swamp pop/rhythm and blues; ÒColindaÓ; Clifton Chenier; Gabriel Jr.; Interview with Oran Guidry: background information; musicians in the family; learning to play the fiddle

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Guitar Gable (Gabrile Perrodin), Bellevue, La, 11/1/1991Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry Sr., Lafayette, La, 11/2/1991
Recording date: 
Friday, November 1, 1991
Publisher: 
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Duration: 
47:27
Digitized Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2006
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Interview with Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry

Accession No.: 
BE1.038

learning to play the fiddle; early gigs; The Rainbow Ramblers; playing in houses; chaperones; amplification; radio show with Happy Fats; Sons of Acadians; breaking up with Fats; first record made; recording; brother; problems with J. D. Miller; recording at Cosmo Studios; ÒCher CherieÓ; translating music into French; Jimmie Davis; ÒBig MamouÓ; Cotabla Inn; ÒLittle Fat ManÓ; Louisiana Hayride

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry (cont.)
Recording date: 
Saturday, November 2, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:22
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Interview with Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.039

Hank Williams; ÒJambalayaÓ; Kitty Wells; Bill Houtto; La Louisiane; Warren Storm; Carol Rachou; Burma; Buck WhiteÕ band; Southeast Asia; DocÕs wife introduces herself; travels with Doc; Taj Mahal; ÒDocÓ; ÒColindaÓ; Happy FatsÕ take on ÒColindaÓ; rebuttal; ÒMadame YoungÓ; false credit for songs; rereleasing songs on c.d.; the Rachous; DocÕs ailments

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry Sr. (cont.)
Recording date: 
Saturday, November 2, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:27
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Interview with Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.040

DocÕs ailments; playing again; working for the state; lost fiddle; the good fiddle from mom; the old fiddle from dad; mom played the fiddle; Pete Bergeron;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Oran ÒDocÓ Guidry Sr.
Recording date: 
Saturday, November 2, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, La
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
14:09
Digitized Date: 
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Interview with Oscar Bernard

Accession No.: 
BE1.041

learning to play guitar; picking pecans for a guitar; Poony Tatman; RodÕs first gig; playing in Baton Rouge; Winnie, TX; OscarÕs guitar lessons; learning bass; the Twisters; first gig with the Twisters; pranks; Church Point city limits; Skip Stuart; the Boogie Kings; The Flames; separate ways; new bands; natural talents; school band; sense of adventure; telling the truth; exposure to music as a child; sons playing instruments; speaker cabinets; building a Bixby tail piece; repainting a guitar; hauling equipment; the trailer; guitar physics;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Oscar Bernard
Recording date: 
Thursday, November 28, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Opelousas, LA
Publisher: 
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Duration: 
47:31
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Monday, January 30, 2006
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Interview with Oscar Bernard (cont.) and King Karl

Accession No.: 
BE1.042

physics of music; musical scales; notes; guitar equations; ShondellsÕ guitar solos; good guitarists; Chet Atkins; modern music; Don HenleyÕs guitarist; musical influences; Guitar Gable; working for Boeing; astronaut pensInterview with King Karl: background; early gigs; first band; Beaumont; odd jobs; military service; Guitar Gable; writing songs; ÒLife ProblemsÓ; copy writing songs; ÒIreneÓ; musical influences; playing guitar; harmonica; ÒLife ProblemsÓ; touring; Michigan blues festival; white/black sound;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Oscar Bernard (cont.)King Karl (Bernard Jolivette)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Scott, LA
Publisher: 
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Duration: 
47:29
Digitized Date: 
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Interview with King Karl and Bobby Page

Accession No.: 
BE1.043

Interview with King Karl (cont.): playing white clubs; ÒThis Should Go On ForeverÓ; writing with Rod Bernard; gigs; recording as Chuck Brown; ÒKing KarlÓ; recording with Rachou; real job; C. D. and the Bluerunners; RockinÕ Bob; Clifton Chenier; other favorites; swamp pop; rock ÔnÕ roll vs. rhythm and blues; playing white clubs; J. D. Miller; Rod Bernard; Miller; security guardInterview with Bobby Page: background; early experience with music; high school band; original members of Riff Raff; ÒLonelinessÓ; clubs played; calling the dog; Booga; Bobby B and the Rockers; recording; Myra Smith; swamp pop; trombone;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
King Karl (cont.)Bobby Page (Elwood Dugas)
Recording date: 
Saturday, December 14, 1991
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:18
Digitized Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2006
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Interview with Bobby Page (cont.) and Roland Robin

Accession No.: 
BE1.044

Interview with Bobby Page (cont.): Rift Raffs; changing names; plumbing; recording around Louisiana; Myra Smith; labels recorded for; speaking French; rock ÔnÕ roll vs. rhythm and blues; first paying job; drug abuse; drug storiesInterview with Roland Robin: background; getting into the music business; musical influences; bringing south Louisiana music to north Louisiana; forming N-joy records; bands signed; studios used; new c.d. compilations; problems with Miller and Soileau; groups managed/produced; ÒBoogie ChillinÕÓ; after college; quitting the business

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Bobby Page (cont.) 12/14/91Roland Robin
Recording date: 
Thursday, January 2, 1992
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
47:18
Digitized Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2006
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Interview with Roland Robin (cont.) and Gene Terry

Accession No.: 
BE1.045

Interview with Roland Robin (cont.): Holiday Inn Records; Hannah-Barabara; regional hits; diversifying; artists recorded; ÒCajun TwistÓ; selling the pharmacy; selling real estate; other jobs; Paragon Group; Ram Records and Myra SmithCrank CallInterview with Gene Terry: real name; Hall of Fame; background; musicians in the family; old violin; musical offspring; genre of music played; swamp pop; photos;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Roland Robin (cont.)Gene Terry (over the phone, from Lafayette, LA to Beaumont, TX)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 1992
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:43
Digitized Date: 
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Interview with Gene Terry (cont.), Van Broussard, and Jay Randall

Accession No.: 
BE1.046

Interview with Gene Terry (cont.): musical influences; building a band; playing the Moulin Rouge; Goldband Records; 9 piece band; musicians played with; ÒCindy LouÓ; ÒSea of LoveÓ; Downbeat Band; ÒTeardrops In My EyesÓ; ÒCindy LouÓ; stopped playing; DuPont; Warren Storm; gigs in LAInterview with Van Broussard: background; musicians in the family; musical influences; ÒLord, I Need Somebody BadÓ; ÒFeed the FlameÓ; Jimmy Rogers; Bayou Boogie Label; defining swamp pop; gigs; swamp pop; playing music; ÒJambalayaÓ; speaking French; Jimmy Donley; Interview with Jay Randall: background; playing guitar; The Electras; the Epics; ÒStop and Think It OverÓ; bands played with; musical influences; singing in French

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Gene Terry (cont.) Van Broussard (over the phone, from Lafayette to Baton Rouge)Jay Randall (over the phone, from Lafayette to Washington, LA)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 1992
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:45
Digitized Date: 
Monday, January 30, 2006
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Interview with Dale Houston

Accession No.: 
BE1.047

background; starting off gospel; instruments played; moving to Baton Rouge; musical influences; staying gospel; loving country; Jimmy Clanton; Johnny Rivers; Dale and the Comics; ÒLonely ManÓ; John Fred; Sam Montalbano; defining swamp pop; feeling cajun; The El Paso Comics; North Louisiana; Jerry Lee Lewis; back to Baton Rouge; odd jobs; meeting Grace Broussard; recording ÒLeaving it up to YouÓ; meeting Grace;Huey Meaux; ÒStop and Think it OverÓ; ÒLeaving it up to YouÓ writers; rock ÔnÕ roll influences; duet influences; Jay Chavalier; musicians

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Dale Houston (of Swamp Pop duo Dale & Grace)(over the phone, from Lafayette to Knoxville, TN)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 1995
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
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Duration: 
46:42
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Interview with Dale Houston (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.048

Eddie Raven; Las Vegas; American Bandstand; Dick Clark Tour; Kennedy assassination; Dale and Grace after the hit; esophagus issues; singing again; damaging the team; ÒLoneliest Night of the WeekÓ; another national tour; back to Baton Rouge; end of Dale and Grace; after Dale and Grace; Chicken Haven, Atlanta Georgia; Florida; Tennessee; ÒNobody Cares if a Fool Wants to CryÓ; going country; day job; disability; Dale and the Houston Solution; best country pianist award; session work; reunion with Grace; upcoming performances; relationship with Grace; philandering in Las Vegas; friendly banter; England contacts; more banter; Shane Bernard breaks down the internet for Dale Houston

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Dale Houston (of Swamp Pop duo Dale & Grace)(over the phone, from Lafayette to Knoxville, TN)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 1995
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
40:19
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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16 bit
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Interview with John Broven and Harry Simoneaux

Accession No.: 
BE1.049

background; education; banking; writing about music; interest in music; Mike Leadbetter; record collecting; American artists on British labels; ÒIs She Gone ForeverÓ; ÒSea of LoveÓ; researching music; contact with Schuler; Cajun Corner; relationship with Leadbetter; South Louisiana rock ÔnÕ roll; coining Òswamp popÓ; defining swamp pop; Dr. John; popularity of swamp pop in EnglandHarry Simoneaux: Òhalf Domino, half fais do-doÓ; Dr. John; Joe Carl; swamp rock; Fats DominoÕs influence; ÒSee You Later, AlligatorÓ;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
John Broven (British music writer)Harry Simoneaux (Swamp Pop Sax Player ÐJohnnie AllanÕs house)
Recording date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 1992
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
All Rights Reserved
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Duration: 
46:44
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Original Format: 
Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
Bit Depth: 
16 bit
Sampling Rate: 
44.1k
Storage Location: 
Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

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