Here’s Buckwheat Zydeco with an original song “Throw me something, mister” from the recording “Lay Your Burden Down.” The performance was filmed for a television series, Infinity Hall Live, Episode #110. If you’ve ever been to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, you’re sure to hear the locals shout “Throw me something, mister” to the float riders, hoping for some pretty beads or other souvenirs. (No, flashing for beads isn’t something locals do–just the tourists.) Buckwheat (or Stanley Dural, Jr.) is one of the few original generation zydeco musicians left. Clifton’s gone, and so is Boozoo. So go hear Buckwheat when he comes to town; you’ll be glad you did!
July 20, 2012
Friday video: Buckwheat Zydeco “Throw me something, mister”Posted by cajunandzydeco under video | Tags: Friday video. Buckwheat Zydeco. Throw me something, mister |
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