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Buckwheat Zydeco Happily Plays to the Younger Set

Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, 26 May 1988

STANLEY (BUCKWHEAT) DURAL Jr. played organ with Clifton Chenier from 1976 to 1978 – a stint that left more than a musical mark on the musician: Working with the late zydeco patriarch reintroduced him to the Creole roots and culture he had previously shunned.

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