D. L. Menard is “thrilled” with his Grammy nomination, accordion to VermilionToday.com.  The nomination is for his album, Happy Go Lucky.   It features Menard with 12 original songs and includes David Greely (of Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys); Terry Huval, Reggie Matte, Ken David and Tony Huval  (all of the Jambalaya Cajun Band, and Sonny Landreth.

They say that Menard is 87 years old, but he’s really 78, born April 14, 1932.  He still lives in Erath, LA.  Erath is due south of Lafayette, LA.