The lead vocalist of the venerable Cajun band the Hackberry Ramblers, James ‘Glen’ Croker died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at age 77 in Lake Charles, LA.  Here’s the Washington Post story and the Times-Picayune’s.  The Ramblers were the first Cajun band to use electrical amplification.  He’s listed as vocalist, guitarist and steel guitarist on this Arhoolie release Jolie blonde.  Our deepest sympathies go out to all his family and friends.

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