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Amédé Ardoin

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Amédé Ardoin

Amédé Ardoin has been played on NTS shows including Death Is Not The End, with Two Step De Prairie Soileau first played on 5 May 2018.

Amédé Ardoin (March 11, 1898 – November 3, 1942) was an American Louisiana Creole musician, known for his high singing voice and virtuosity on the Cajun accordion. He is credited by Louisiana music scholars with laying the groundwork for Creole music in the early 20th century, and wrote several songs now regarded as zydeco standards.

Ardoin was born near Basile in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana a descendant of both free and captive people. Amadee spoke only French and did not speak…

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Valse A Alcee Poulard
Amédé Ardoin, McGhee
JSP Records2005
Valse A Alcee Poulard
Amédé Ardoin, McGheeJSP Records2005
Discogs
Two Step De Prairie Soileau
Ardoin, McGee
Tompkins Square2011
Two Step De Prairie Soileau
Ardoin, McGeeTompkins Square2011
Discogs