Louisiana Dance Hall

Louisiana Dance Hall’s Gonna Take You Downtown For Some French Rockin’ Boogie!

Bill Thomson

It’s summer and RVA’s heating up again — and so are the tunes here at the dance hall! Let’s kick it off with Geno Delafose, who will be appearing at this year’s Richmond Folk Festival, and see where we go from there …. thanks for listening!

Artist Song Album Record Label Year/Comments
Geno Delafose French Rockin' Boogie French Rockin' Boogie Rounder 1994
Clifton Chenier Hungry Man Blues Zydeco Champs Arhoolie 1992
Glen David Andrews with Mahalia Jackson Didn't It Rain Redemption Louisiana Red Hot Records 2014
Doreen's Jazz New Orleans St. Philip Street Breakdown Volume IX, 2 For 2000 - DJNO Records 1999
The Savoy Family Band Sam's Big Rooster Cajun Champs Arhoolie 2004
Dr. John Goin' Back To New Orleans Goin' Back To New Orleans Warner Brothers 1992
Lil Malcolm & The House Rockers Gumbo Reggae Lil Malcolm & The House Rockers Maison de Soul 1996
Zachary Richard Give Me Back My Wings Women In The Room A&M Records 1990
Rosie Ledet Sweet Brown Sugar Sweet Brown Sugar Maison de Soul 1994
Bobby Rush Feeling Good - Part One Folk Funk Deep Rush Records 2004
Mo' Mojo Big Storm Blues Together In Love We Drown Mo' Mojo 2012
Queen Ida I Can See Clearly Now Mardi Gras! GNP / Crescendo 1994
Queen Ida & Her Zydeco Band My Girl Josephine Zydeco Putumayo World Music 2000
Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys Bottle It Up Voyageurs Mamou Playboy 2015
Acadien Cajun Band No Coming Back No Time Like A Good Time CD Baby 2015
Amy Nicole & Zydeco Soul Chicken Kissin' Amy Nicole & Zydeco Soul Amy Nicole & Zydeco Soul 2016
Terrance Simien and the Mallet Playboys I'll Do It All Over Again Zydeco On The Bayou Restless Records 1990
Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie Chevaux Farouches (Wild Horses) En Francais, Vol. 2 Various Artists 2012
Johnny Sansone The Night The Pie Factory Burned Down Once It Gets Started ShortStack Records 2013
Stephanie McDee Call The Police Fire On The Bayou Miracle Records 2012
Etta James Night People It Takes Love To Keep A Woman: The Allen Toussaint Sessions Fuel 2000 Records 2014
Buckwheat Zydeco Mo 'Tit Fille Ultimate Collection Hip-O / Universal 2000
Dixie Power Trio Limehouse Blues Ain't My Fault DPT Records 2000

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