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Huey P. Meaux is dead

John Broven, Now Dig This, Summer 2011

AFTER A PERIOD of failing health, Southern record man Huey Purvis Meaux died at home in Winnie, Texas, on April 23 at age 82. He was born on March 10, 1929, into a dirt-poor rice-farming family near Kaplan, Louisiana, the son of Cajun accordionist Stanislaus 'Pappy (Te Tan)' and Mable Meaux.

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