Clifton Chenier

Vocals, Accordian, Harmonica

Date of Birth:  June 25, 1925    Opelousas, LA

Date of Death:  December 12, 1987    Lafayette, LA

Place of Burial:  All Saints Cemetery

                          9502 Harold Landry Road

                          New Iberia, LA 70583

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  30° 5' 11" N / 91° 43' 38" W

Clifton Chenier - Trouble in Mind

SELECTED RECORDINGS

Louisiana Blues And Zydeco, Arhoolie Records (F1024)

Black Snake Blues, Arhoolie Records (ST 1038)

Bon Ton Roulet, Arhoolie Records (F1031)

King Of The Bayous, Arhoolie Records (1052)

Live At St. Mark's, Arhoolie Records (CD313)

Bogalusa Boogie, Arhoolie Records (CD347)

The King of Zydeco Live At Montreux, Arhoolie Records (CD355)

Bayou Blues, Specialty (SPS2139-2)

Zydeco Dynamite: The Clifton Chenier Anthology, Rhino Records (R2 71194)

Louisiana Stomp, 1954-1960 Recordings, Hoodoo Records(263566)

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