Clifton Chenier

Clifton Chenier Biography

American/Creole zydeco accordionist, singer, and songwriter. He won a Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording in 1983 for "I'm Here" and "Bogalusa Boogie" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011. He was posthumously inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1989. Father of C.J. Chenier.

b. June 25, 1925 (Opelousas, LA, USA)

d. December 12, 1987 (Lafayette, LA, USA)

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