zydeco

Definitions:

  • Popular music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies, elements of Caribbean music, and the blues, played by small groups featuring the guitar, the accordion, and a washboard.
  • A form of <xref>folk music</xref> originating among the <xref>Creole</xref> people of south-west Louisiana, using <xref>accordions</xref> and <xref>washboards</xref> heavily.
  • music of southern Louisiana that combines French dance melodies with Caribbean music and blues
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