Roy Carrier died May 3, 2010 of a heart attack, according to his son, Chubby. A wake and funeral have been held, with internment in Lawtell, LA. Carrier was the owner of the Offshore Lounge in Lawtell, a well-known zydeco club. Carrier was never a big name outside of Louisiana, but had a solid following. He had at least four recordings still in print:
- Zydeco Soul Mardi Gras Records 1108
- Twist & Shout Right On Rhythm 001.
- With his band, the Night Rockers:
- Living Legend Severn Records 0031
- Whiskey-Drinking Man Right On Rhythm 009.
All are available through the Louisiana Music Factory. Amazon lists a few more and has MP3 downloads. A few other recordings: I’m coming home to stay. Lanor Records. 629. n.d.. 45; Roy Carrier. Roy Carrier at his best. Zane. ZNCD 1010. 1995. CD; Roy Carrier & Robby Robinson. I found my woman doing the zydeco. Lanor Records. 606. n.d.. 45;