A brief article on Nathan Abshire and Happy Fats Leblanc with video of Abshire at Fred’s Lounge in Mamou is available. There was a Saturday morning live radio broadcast from Fred’s for many years, hosted by Revon Reed, who is in the video. (Don’t know if the broadcast is still going on.) It’s a thrill to have Reed and his off-the-cuff French-language advertisements for local businesses. Unless I’m very much mistaken, that’s Dewey Balfa on violin.

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