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Ya Ya - Buckwheat Zydeco

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Legbamel Not-Pop

When I decided to continue the creole theme today, I was stunned to realize that I've never posted any Buckwheat Zydeco for you, the fine folks who keep me dedicated to The NPJ. I'm rectifying that oversight today, with a live jam from twenty years ago. This particular video includes him playing Ya Ya with the Neville Brothers, a song that I enjoy no matter the performer, but this version is particularly zippy and fun. I wanted to use the Buckwheat Zydeco version of Hey, Good Lookin', but we're due for another video and the only one available has been blocked by the ever-helpful folks at Universal, who are apparently more interested in copyright protection than gaining new listeners for their artists. Enjoy this cover version of Ya Ya while I go and put my soapbox away.

2 Responses so far.

  1. Now THIS is the way this song should be done!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NcwD7kh28M0

  2. legbamel says:

    That was awesome! Thanks so much for sharing the link. If you want it in French:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkSCPsFoEFg :D

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