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Rockin' Dopsie

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Rockin' Dopsie

Rockin' Dopsie has been played on NTS in shows including The Do!! You!!! Breakfast Show w/ Charlie Bones, featured first on 9 February 2017. Songs played include Old Time Zydeco.

If Clifton Chenier was the king of zydeco music, Rockin' Dopsie (pronounced doopsie) with his unequaled proficiency on the button accordion was its crown prince. Like Chenier, Dopsie was devoted to preserving the old French songs that form the basis of zydeco. He was born Alton Rubin in Carencro, LA, a small town near Lafayette. He spent much of his childhood picking cotton and working in the cane fields. His father played accordion and performed…

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Old Time Zydeco
Rockin' Dopsie
Maison De Soul Records1986
Old Time Zydeco
Rockin' DopsieMaison De Soul Records1986
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