C.J. Chenier



C.J. Chenier
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Rating
Active
1978
Born
September 28, 1957 in Port Arthur
Location
Port Arthur, Texas, United States
Biography
Clayton Joseph Chenier is the son of the King of Zydeco, the late Clifton Chenier, but, growing up in Port Arthur, Texas, where he was born in 1957, he had only occasional contact with his father, who lived with his wife in Lafayette. As a teenager, C.J. Thompson, as he was known then, going by his mother's last name, had little interest in zydeco. He was, however, a talented musician who played saxophone and keyboard, so that in 1978 when his father needed a sax player to fill in on a long road tour, he called on his son. C.J.
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Top Songs by C.J. Chenier


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Don't You Just Know It

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Rosemary

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My Baby Don't Wear No Shoes

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Every Day I Have To Cry Some

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Comfort You

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Creole Lady

Creole Lady

C.J. Chenier October 23, 2014

1 Tracks

Can't Sit Down

Can't Sit Down

C.J. Chenier September 13, 2011

11 Tracks

The Desperate Kingdom of Love

The Desperate Kingdom of Love

C.J. Chenier March 2, 2006

11 Tracks

Step It Up!

Step It Up!

C.J. Chenier November 30, 2000

13 Tracks

The Big Squeeze

The Big Squeeze

C.J. Chenier November 30, 1995

14 Tracks

Too Much Fun

Too Much Fun

C.J. Chenier November 30, 1994

13 Tracks

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