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us: Dural, Buckwheat, 1947-

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    • us: Dural, Stanley, 1947-
    • us: Buckwheat, 1947-
    • us: Buckwheat Zydeco, 1947-
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        (naf) United States
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        (naf) Lafayette (La.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Buckwheat & the Hitchhikers (Musical group)
        • Organization: Tomorrow Recordings (Firm)
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        (lcsh) Zydeco musicians
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    • 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)
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      • 1986-02-27: new
      • 2015-07-18: revised
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