About Amédé Ardoin

About Amédé Ardoin

Amédé Ardoin (11th March 1898—1941 or 1950) was one of the greatest Creole musicians of the twentieth century, Ardoin was one of the few Creole musicians to make commercial recordings before the era of Clifton Chenier. Known for his high singing voice and virtuosity on the ten-button (diatonic or "Cajun") accordion, he is credited by Louisiana music scholars with laying the groundwork for Cajun and Creole music in the early twentieth century. Read more on Last.fm


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