Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Children 4-18 - $3  //  Children 0-3 - FREE, Children ages 0-18 - $3 [6] Chenier was signed with Chess Records in Chicago, followed by the Arhoolie label. 1993 Richard Clifton Pintail Duck Print Low Edition:54/150 w/Stamp,Framed/MINT! Feb 6, 2019 - Explore Barry Morris's board "Clifton Chenier" on Pinterest. Austin City Limits season 1 episode 5 Townes Van Zandt followed by Clifton Chenier : To Be Announced : Find episode on: Clifton Chenier (June 25, 1925 – December 12, 1987),[1][2] a Louisiana French-speaking native of Leonville,[3] Louisiana, near Opelousas, was an eminent performer and recording artist of zydeco, which arose from Cajun and Creole music, with R&B, jazz, and blues influences. Louisiana music great C.J. S04 E03 Little Joe y La Familia followed by Esteban Jordan. South of I-10, songtitle and name of the album released in 1995. Gary Clark Jr., torchbearer for Austin blues, kicks off a two-night stand at Stubb’s BBQ with rapidly rising artist Jackie Venson along for the ride ($49.50, 7 … "Austin City Limits | Watch Online | PBS Video", "My Soul has not been seen in 10 Phish shows", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Clifton_Chenier&oldid=990635250, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 17:00. Senare nådda han en större publik när han uppträdde i musik-TV-programmet Austin City Limits 1976. The three men worked together at Gulf Refinery in the 1940s. [1] Han återkom i en uppföljande avsnitt av serien år 1979 med sitt Red Hot Louisiana Band. $34.95 + shipping . Chris Strachwitz (1967), sleeve notes to "Bon Ton Roulet", Arhoolie Records, F 1031, 1967. $34.95 + shipping . He died of diabetes-related kidney disease in 1987, but his legacy lives on in the music of his son, C.J. NIN’s arena-worthy ACL debut showcases ten songs, and will encore during the program’s Season 40, launching in the fall of 2014. He played the accordion and won a Grammy Award in 1983. Chenier is credited with redesigning the wood and crimped tin washboard into the vest frottoir, an instrument that would easily hang from the shoulders. Cleveland Chenier, Clifton's older brother, also played in the Red Hot Louisiana Band. Chenier toured extensively with the Zydeco Ramblers. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits . Chenier continued to appear in clubs, on television, at shows, and at many music festivals, including the Ozark Mountain Folk Fair, the Montreux Rock Festival, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, introducing zydeco to new audiences. 1113 Austin City Limits Reunion Special: Steve Fromholz, Asleep At the Wheel, Tracy Nelson, Maria Ball, St. Greezy’s Wheel, Rusty Wier, Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P. Nunn, The Lost Gonzo Band. Chenier began his recording career in 1954, when he signed with Elko Records and released Cliston's Blues [sic], a regional success. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band made an appearance on PBS's "Austin City Limits," the Jon Stewart Show, CNN and SXSW Music Festival in Austin. Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Box 1374 | Port Arthur, TX 77641, NOTE: Mandatory Mask Required during Governor's Orders, Clifton Chenier performs "Keep On Knosking.". Austin City Limits season 1 episode 5 Townes Van Zandt followed by Clifton Chenier : To Be Announced : Find episode on: An appearance on the PBS show Austin City Limits in 1976 led to an explosion of interest in his music, and Chenier won a Grammy for his 1982 album I'm Here. Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Three years later in 1979 he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Chenier var den första artisten att spela på Antone's blues club på Sjätte Gatan, Austin, Texas. Chenier is the subject of Les Blank's 1973 documentary film, Hot Pepper. Clifton was also influenced by his uncle, Morris Chenier, and Clarence "Bon Ton" Garlow, one of the first great zydeco musicians. In April 1966, Chenier appeared at the Berkeley Blues Festival on the University of California campus and was subsequently described by Ralph J. Gleason, jazz critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, as "... one of the most surprising musicians I have heard in some time, with a marvelously moving style of playing the accordion ... blues accordion, that's right, blues accordion. In 1976, Chenier reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. [10][11], Rory Gallagher wrote a song in tribute to Chenier entitled "The King of Zydeco". By 1956, Chenier was recording under the Argo label in Los Angeles, California. Louisiana music great C.J. S04 E05 ... Stevie Ray Vaughan on Austin City Limits: 30 Years On. Countdown. Chenier's popularity peaked in the 1980s, and he was recognized with a Grammy Award in 1983 for his album I'm Here. He followed Queen Ida as the second Louisiana Creole ever to win a Grammy. See more ideas about Clifton, Zydeco, Blues. 's early influences were more along the lines of soul, funk, and jazz. Three years later in 1979 he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Then in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared in the inaugural season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. Details about Clifton Chenier Poster - Antones Blues Club - AUSTIN - Limited See original listing. [1], He was known as the King of Zydeco,[1][2][4] and also billed as the King of the South.[5]. $74.95. Chenier, Austin City Limits, 1992 ^ C.J. Three years later in 1979 he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. By October 1994 Chenier was signed by Alligator. Legend has it that the money from tips was better than his salary, so Clifton quit the labor gang to start playing local dates. [1] It was the first Grammy for his new label Alligator Records. S46 E04 Rufus Wainwright. His father was the King of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, but C.J. Austin City Limits Festival kicks off on Oct. 4, but you can start festing early with official late-night shows from ACL artists. S04 E04 Hoyt Axton. Chenier was a recipient of a 1984 National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts,[13] which is the United States government's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. He is also the subject of a Les Blank movie, Hot Pepper. His first hit record was soon followed by "Ay 'Tite Fille (Hey, Little Girl)" and "Bopping the Rock" (1955). Chenier began his recording career in 1954 when he signed with Elko Records and released “Clifton's Cajun Blues," a regional success. © 2020 Museum of the Gulf Coast In 2015, the Library of Congress deemed Chenier's album Bogalusa Boogie to be "culturally, historically, or artistically significant" and selected it for preservation in the National Recording Registry. Paul Simon mentioned Chenier in his song "That Was Your Mother", from his 1986 album Graceland, calling him the "King of the Bayou." He also toured in the early days with Clarence Garlow, billed as the Two Crazy Frenchmen. View artist bios, liner notes, and shop our catalog online. From 1947 until 1954, Chenier worked outside music and played only weekend gigs. $74.95. Watch Austin City Limits - Season 4, Episode 2 - Doug Kershaw followed by Clifton Chenier: Cajun swamp sounds dominate this 1979 episode. Doug Kershaw is often heralded as the "Ragin' Cajun." ... Doug Kershaw followed by Clifton Chenier. Three years later in 1979 he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Since 1987, his son C. J. Chenier (born Clayton Joseph Thompson) has carried on the zydeco tradition by touring with Chenier's band and recording albums. Cast. The special broadcast airs as a preview of our upcoming milestone 40th Anniversary Season. Clifton Chenier was inducted posthumously into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1989 and is a member of the Museum of the Gulf Coast, Music Hall of Fame. Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Please enter the reason for deleting this record. Austin City Limits, 1979: Fredericksburg Great World's Fair, 1978: box: 3E155 [SRH1230015746] Newspaper and magazine clippings : ... Clifton Chenier and his Red Hot Louisiana Band/Allen Fontenot & the Country Cajuns at 501 Napoleon Club, November 26-28, circa 1980-circa 1989 Starting in 1987, his son, C. J. Chenier carried on the zydeco tradition by touring with his father’s band. Adults - $8 Chenier var den första artisten att spela på Antone's blues club på Sjätte Gatan, Austin, Texas. In 2014, he was a recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.[14]. Chenier Brothers performing at Jay's Lounge and Cockpit. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. S46 E05 John Legend & The Roots: Wake Up! Senare nådda han en större publik när han uppträdde i musik-TV-programmet Austin City Limits 1976. Chenier moved to Port Arthur in 1946 to work on the labor gang at the Gulf refinery. His father, a musician, got him interested in music and taught Clifton the accordion basics. Doug Kershaw followed by Clifton Chenier. Zachary Richard mentioned Chenier in his song "Clif's Zydeco" (on Richard's 2012 album Le Fou). John Mellencamp refers to "Clifton" in his song "Lafayette", about the Louisiana city where Chenier often performed. Also in 1976, Chenier recorded one of his best albums, Bogalusa Boogie, and formed a new group, the Red Hot Louisiana Band, featuring tenor saxophonist "Blind" John Hart and guitarist Paul Senegal. Austin City Limits | Austin City Limits Trailer. C.J. Screencaps. Chenier suffered from diabetes which eventually forced him to have a foot amputated and required dialysis because of associated kidney problems.[1]. [1] The national success of the release led to numerous tours with popular rhythm and blues performers such as Ray Charles, Etta James, and Lowell Fulson. He died of diabetes-related kidney disease in December 1987 in Lafayette, Louisiana,[2] and was buried in All Souls Cemetery in Loreauville, Iberia Parish, Louisiana. A public celebration of Joe’s life will be held on December 4, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at the Austin City Limits Moody Theater, 210 W. Willie Nelson Boulevard, in downtown Austin… Three years later, he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premier season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits.Three years later in 1979 he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. [2] During his lunch break, Chenier played the accordion. Runtime 45 minutes Network PBS × Are You Sure? Sonny Landreth recalls growing up on the rhythm of Clifton and Cleveland and the Red Hot Louisiana Band in Episodes. joined his father's group, "The Red Hot Louisiana Band" as a saxophonist before switching to accordion in the mid 80's. [4] Three years later in 1979 he returned to … joined his father's group, "The Red Hot Louisiana Band" as a saxophonist before switching to accordion in the mid 80's. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. The first frottoir or metal rubboard was made for Clifton and Cleveland Chenier by Willie Landry. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. 1992 saw Chenier featured with the Red Hot Louisiana Band on the PBS music television program Austin City Limits. S04 E03 Little Joe y La Familia followed by Esteban Jordan. He found popularity for his ability to manipulate the distinctive sound of the frottoir by rubbing several bottle openers (held in each hand) along its ridges. Cleveland drew the type of musical instrument he wanted in the dirt, and Landry, a Cajun metal craftsman, created the metal rubboard for the brothers. In the 1960s, Chenier continued to work club dates in Houston and zydeco concerts throughout East Texas, Louisiana, and Florida. "[7], Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Details about Clifton Chenier Poster - Antones Blues Club - AUSTIN - Limited See original listing. Clifford Antone (October 27, 1949 – May 22, 2006) was the founder of the eponymous Austin blues club Antone's and independent record label Antone's Records and Tapes, as well as a mentor to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmie Vaughan, Kim Wilson, Gary Clark, Jr. and numerous other musicians. 1977. Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's in Austin, Texas, and reached a national audience on the premiere season of Austin City Limits in 1976. In 1955 he signed with Specialty Records and garnered his first national hit with his label debut "Ay-Tete Fi" (Hey, Little Girl) (a cover of Professor Longhair's song). Three years later, he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Watch Austin City Limits - Season 4, Episode 2 - Doug Kershaw followed by Clifton Chenier: Cajun swamp sounds dominate this 1979 episode. [1] Han återkom i en uppföljande avsnitt av serien år 1979 med sitt Red Hot Louisiana Band. ... Austin Music Awards Limited Poster Austin City Limits SXSW Signed # 125 / 200. To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the first taping, Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell has declared October 17 “Austin City Limits Day.” The date recognizes the show’s very first taping, which took place on October 17, 1974 and featured the iconic Willie Nelson. Chenier was recognized with a Grammy Award in 1983 for his album I'm Here. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. Clifton worked on a farm outside Opelousas as a child, but by 1942 he and his brother Cleveland were in the Clarence Garlow Band in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Season 12 – 1987.  All Rights Reserved, Museum Address: 700 Procter, Port Arthur, TX 77640, Walk-in Admission Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. In 1995, Chenier gained his widest audience to date with television appearances on the Jon Stewart Show and CNN. Chenier was the first player to play at Antone’s, blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. College Students w/valid ID - $4 The Museum of the Gulf Coast is administered by the Port Arthur Historical Society in partnership with the City of Port Arthur. ", The jam band Phish often covers Chenier's song "My Soul" in live performances.[12]. Alligator Records is the world's foremost authority on blues music and blues artists. Appearing on the Austin City Limits stage for the first time, the band delivers explosive tracks both new and old that have continuously redefined the abilities of modern rock guitar. During that time, he formed the Hot Sizzling Band and worked the Cajun and Zydeco areas of Port Arthur, Beaumont, Houston, and Lake Charles. Three years later, … C.J. Clifton Chenier, known as the "King of Zydeco," was born in Opelousas, Louisiana. The song is on Mellencamp's 2003 album Trouble No More. At the age of 23, Gracey had put KOKE-FM — the call letters were a kind of running joke when cocaine seemed to be everywhere — on the map when it won Billboard magazine's trendsetter of the year award . Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's in Austin, Texas, and reached a national audience on the premiere season of Austin City Limits in 1976. Activity. Senior Citizens (62+) - $6 In 1973 Chenier was featured in the documentary film Hot Pepper, and in 1976, he formed his final group, the Red Hot Louisiana Band. Paul Simon, John Mellencamp, Zachary Richard, Rory Gallagher, and the jam band Phish all consider Clifton Chenier to be one of their musical influences. Reinventing Chenier. S04 E04 Hoyt Axton. Landry’s son still makes rubboards. Chenier, his many singular recordings and his label, Alligator Records. Three years later in 1979 he returned to the show with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band appeared on the PBS program Austin City Limits in 1976 and 1979 and toured with singer Etta James. Chenier is part of Austin City Limits’ initial season, and brings his music to a national audience. Austin City Limits presents an epic hour with Nine Inch Nails. In April 1966, Chenier appeared at the Berkeley Blues Festival and was described by Ralph J. Gleason, jazz critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, as "... one of the most surprising musicians I have heard in some time, with a marvelously moving style of playing the accordion." He lined up talent for "Austin City Limits," a new PBS show being broadcast from the University of Texas campus. To thousands of fans, Clifton Chenier was zydeco personified; he popularized a genre barely known beyond the Gulf until the 1960s. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. The Squeezebox Stompers' "Zydeco Train" says, "Clifton Chenier, he's the engineer. Shop. Chenier biography, CVSMusic.org Clifton Chenier appears on “Austin City Limits” and Queen Ida appears at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Chenier followed Queen Ida as the second Louisiana Creole to win a Grammy. Later in 1976, he reached a national audience when he appeared on the premiere season of the PBS music program Austin City Limits. He also toured with Clarence Garlow, billed as Two Crazy Frenchmen. ^ Townes Van Zandt followed by Clifton Chenier, Austin City Limits, 1976 ^ Doug Kershaw followed by Clifton Chenier, Austin City Limits, 1979 ^ Musicianguide.com biography - accessed March 2008 ^ Los Lobos followed by C.J. [2] Chenier was destined for Zydeco superstardom from birth. ... Austin Music Awards Limited Poster Austin City Limits SXSW Signed # 125 / 200. He was inducted posthumously into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1989,[5] and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2011. List of Grammy Hall of Fame Award recipients (A–D), American Zydeco accordion player and singer. During their prime, Chenier and his band traveled throughout the world. Summary. Mardi Gras at Jay's Lounge 1975.Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's, a blues club on Sixth Street in Austin, Texas. Chenier's popularity peaked in the 1980s, … [ 4 ] Chenier was the first act to play at Antone's in Austin, Texas, and reached a national audience on the premiere season of Austin City Limits in 1976. 1993 Richard Clifton Pintail Duck Print Low Edition:54/150 w/Stamp,Framed/MINT! Chenier was destined for Zydeco superstardom from birth. His father was the King of Zydeco, Clifton Chenier, but C.J. He would later master the harmonica, organ, and piano. Nate Cavalieri Home / Series / Austin City Limits / Aired Order / Season 1 / Episode 5 Townes Van Zandt followed by Clifton Chenier English. 's early influences were more along the lines of soul, funk, and jazz. 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