Boozoo Chavis

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Boozoo Chavis (born: Wilson Anthony Chavis) was one of the pioneers of zydeco, the Cajun and blues hybrid originating in southwest Louisiana. Although his self-composed 1954 single, "Paper in My Shoes," was the first zydeco hit, Chavis was distrustful of the music industry and refused to perform publicly or record again until 1984. In an interview featured in the 1990 book, The New Folk Music, Chavis explained, "I got gypped out of my record. I get frustrated, sometimes. Read more on Last.fm

Boozoo Chavis
Down Home on Dog Hill
Album (2001)
Boozoo Chavis
Who Stole My Monkey?
Album (1999)
Boozoo Chavis
Hey Do Right!
Album (1996)
Boozoo Chavis
The Lake Charles Atomic Bomb
Album (1992)
Boozoo Chavis
Boozoo Chavis
Album (1991)
Boozoo Chavis
Boozoo's Breakdown
Album (1991)
Boozoo Chavis
Zydeco Homebrew
Album (1988)