In New Orleans, we’re accustomed to seeing traditional jazz bands from Japan and other parts of the world.  Well, it had to happen:  here’s a zydeco band from Japan, the Zydeco Kicks performing Boozoo Chavis’ great hit, Paper in my shoe.  They seem to be performing in a club called Hey-Joe, in Yokahama  in 2012, if the sign behind them is to be believed.  There are some other videos of them performing more zydeco, too.  Here’s their Japanese site, with t-shirts and their CD, Trailride, with zydeco and Cajun tunes. 

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