Step It Up - C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band
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  1. Zydeghost
  2. It's About Time
  3. Everybody Needs a Little Monkey
  4. The Right to Walk Away
  5. Coochie Coo Wi' Chou
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  1. Zydeghost
  2. It's About Time
  3. Everybody Needs a Little Monkey
  4. The Right to Walk Away
  5. Coochie Coo Wi' Chou
  6. Eat More Crawfish
  7. Let's Agree to Disagree
  8. It's Alright
  9. Road Dog
  10. The Power of Love
  11. Zydeco Mardi Gras
  12. Turn Around and Say Goodbye
  13. Johnny Can't Dance
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This is the son of the man who popularized zydeco, taking the music of his father and imbuing it with more of the funk and music he grew up with, pushing and exploring one of the two main roots that his father fused to become zydeco. One root is the music of the Cajuns and Creoles of Southwestern Louisiana, and the other is the root that C.J. Chenier is exploring here, the rhythm & blues/funk root. This makes sense coming from Chenier because that is the music he grew up with and was the first music he played. Make no ...

Step It Up 2001, Alligator Records

UPC: 014551488224

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