Rockin' Dopsie

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Alton Rubin, 1932, Carenco, Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, d. 26 August 1993, Opelousas, Louisiana, USA. Rubin taught himself accordion at the age of 14, and in 1955 teamed up with scrub-board player Chester Zeno to work the local club circuit, adapting his name from that of ‘Doopsie’, a Chicago dancer. In 1969-70 he recorded for the Bon Temps and Blues Unlimited labels, and in 1973 began a successful collaboration with Sonet Records and producer Sam Charters. Following the death of... Read more

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zydeco
louisiana
usa
cajun
accordeon
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