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Clifton Chenier-King of Zydeco

Sheet Music


Voicing/Format Accordion
Composer Clifton Chenier
Arranger Chenier
Publisher Mel Bay Publications Inc
Series Arhoolie
Catalog # 96616

Price: $9.95

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Product Description

Clifton Chenier-King of Zydeco Composed by Clifton Chenier. Arranged by Chenier. For Accordion. Published by Mel Bay Publications Inc. (Catalog # 96616, UPC: 796279042499)

"This collection of 15 accordion arrangements of tunes by Clifton Chenier (1925-1987) clearly demonstrates why he is known as the undisputed King of Zydeco music. Written for the piano accordion as opposed to the Cajun button accordion, all of the selections in this book are transcribed from Chenier's 1965-1987 recordings on Arhoolie Records. The featured tunes are: ""Ain't No Need of Cryin'"" ""Tu le Ton Son Ton,"" ""I'm Coming Home,"" ""Jole Blonde,"" ""Calinda,"" ""Louisiana Two-Step,"" ""Ay, Ai, Ai,"" ""Louisiana Blues,"" ""Black Gal,"" ""Big Momou,"" ""I'm on the Wonder,"" ""Zydeco Cha Cha,"" ""I'm a Hog for You,"" ""Zydeco et Pas Sale,"" and ""Black Snake Blues."" Dix Bruce con- tributes a fine essay on the colorful life of Clifton Chenier. A delightful companion CD recording is available in the spirit of Chenier's signature cry- ""Laissez les bon ton roulet!"" (Let the good times role!) *** Note: 10 songs out of 15 are on the cd, 96616CD Clifton Chenier ""60 Minutes with the King of Zydeco."" The other 5 songs are transcribed from other Arhooolie CDs by Clifton Chenier. "

Title Artist Arranger Composer Key DD
AIN'T NO NEED OF CRYIN' (ENGLISH VERSION DAHL,GARY CHENIER,CLIFTON  
AY AI AI CHENIER,CLIFTON  
BIG MAMOU CHENIER,CLIFTON  
BLACK GAL CHENIER,CLIFTON  
BLACK SNAKE BLUES CHENIER,CLIFTON  
CALINDA CHENIER,CLIFTON  
I'M A HOG FOR YOU CHENIER,CLIFTON  
I'M COMING HOME CHENIER,CLIFTON  
I'M ON THE WONDER CHENIER,CLIFTON  
JOLE BLONDE CHENIER,CLIFTON  
LOUISIANA BLUES (AKA NO NEED TO CRY) CHENIER,CLIFTON  
LOUISIANA TWO-STEP CHENIER,CLIFTON  
TU LE TON SON TON CHENIER,CLIFTON  
ZYDECO CHA-CHA CHENIER,CLIFTON  
ZYDECO ET PAS SALE CHENIER,CLIFTON  

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