Floyd Soileau is the man behind Swallow Records.  Yes, in Louisiana Swallow and Soileau are pronounced the same.  The their logo was a small bird.  Soileau is the producer responsible for a huge number of Cajun and zydeco recordings.  Swallow is one of Soileau’s labels.  It releases Cajun music.  Maison de Soul releases zydeco, Jin, swamp pop, and Kom-A-Day, comedy.  He will be inducted into the Gulf Coast Music Hall of Fame this week in Orange, Texas.   Floyd got his start in 1956, while still in high school, releasing “This Should Go on Forever” by the Twisters.  Congratulations!

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