Amede Ardoin - The Father of Cajun & Zydeco
Tompkins Square label has released Mama, I'll Be Long Gone: The Complete Recordings of Amede Ardoin, 1929-1934.
The father of Cajun and Zydeco is celebrated for the first time with his complete 34 recordings all in one deluxe 2-CD package. Rare Afro-Creole rhythms are heard alongside blues and breakdowns in this exquisitely remastered and produced volume, the first in the series of Long Gond Sounds for Tompkins Square. Produced by Christopher King and designed by Susan Archie.