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us: Dural, Buckwheat, 1947-2016

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  • Variants

    • us: Dural, Stanley, 1947-2016
    • us: Buckwheat, 1947-2016
    • us: Buckwheat Zydeco, 1947-2016
    • us: Zydeco, Buckwheat, 1947-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1947-11-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-09-24
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Lafayette (La.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Lafayette (La.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Buckwheat & the Hitchhikers (Musical group)
        • Organization: Tomorrow Recordings (Firm)
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Zydeco music
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Zydeco musicians
            (lcsh) Accordionists
              (lcsh) Singers
          • Additonal Related Forms

            • us: Buckwheat Zydeco "Ils Sont Partis" Band
            • us: Buckwheat Zydeco (Musical group)
          • Sources

            • found: Buckwheat Zydeco "Ils Sont Partis" Band. Turning point [SR] p1984: container (Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural; Buckwheat; b. 11/14/47 in Lafayette, La.)
            • found: Nelson, W. Singin' with Willie [SR] p2004: container (Buckwheat Zydeco) insert (b. Stanley Dural, Jr., Lafayette, La.)
            • found: All music guide WWW site, Apr. 19, 2006 (Buckwheat Zydeco; Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural; b. Nov. 14, 1947, Lafayette, LA)
            • found: Int. ww in pop. mus., 7th ed. (Dural, Stanley "Buckwheat", Jr.; b. Nov. 14, 1947, Lafayette, LA; musician (zydeco, accordion))
            • found: African American National Biography, accessed April 23, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Zydeco, Buckwheat; Stanley Joseph Dural Jr.; zydeco musician; born 14 November, 1947 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States; learned to play piano and organ, played gigs, local jukes (1957); formed the band Buckwheat & the Hitchhikers (1971-1977); played zydeco music (1977); played keyboard, accordion and formed his own band (1978); recorded albums Turning Point (1983), Waitin' for My Ya Ya (1985), On a Night Like This (1987), were nominated for Grammy awards; toured with Eric Clapton (1988); appeared at Newport Folk and Montreaux Jazz festivals; formed recording company Tomorrow Recordings (1998); recorded (1999, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2009); released an album to benefit survivors of Hurricane Katrina)
            • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 26, 2016 (in obituary published Sept. 24: Stanley Dural Jr., better known as Buckwheat; b. Stanley Joseph Dural Jr., Nov. 14, 1947, Lafayette, La.; d. there Saturday [Sept. 24, 2016], aged 68; accordionist whose band carried zydeco music from the Louisiana bayous to a worldwide audience; sang in French Creole and in English)
          • Change Notes

            • 1986-02-27: new
            • 2016-09-26: revised
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