Beausoleil

Also known as Beau Soleil, BeauSoleil, Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet, Beausoleil With Michael Doucet, Beausoliel, Michael Doucet & Beausoleil, Michael Doucet And Beausoleil, Michael Doucet With Beausoleil, Mike Doucet Avec Beausoleil
Members of Beausoleil: Al Tharp, Bessyl Duhon, Billy Ware, David Doucet, Errol Verret, Gare Hernandez, Jimmy Breaux, Michael Doucet, Mitch Reed, Pat Breaux, Sterling Richard, Tommy Alesi, Tommy Comeaux
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.rosebudus.com/beausoleil

Discography of Beausoleil:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Bayou Cadillac 16 Audio 1989 Zensor
2 Hot Chili Mama 13 Audio 1988
3 La Danse De La Vie 13 Audio 1993 Forward (2)
4 Zydeco Gris Gris 15 Audio 1985 Swallow Records
5 Belizaire The Cajun (Original Soundtrack) 15 Audio 1986 Côte Blanche Records
6 Allons A Lafayette 12 Audio 1986 Arhoolie Records
7 Déjà Vu 12 Audio 1990 Swallow Records
8 Bayou Cadillac 12 Audio 1989 Rounder Records
9 L'Écho 15 Audio 1994 Forward (2)
10 Live From The Left Coast 13 Audio 1990 Zensor
11 Belizaire The Cajun 19 Audio 1986
12 L'Écho 15 Audio 1994 Forward (2)
13 Bayou Deluxe: The Best Of Michael Doucet & Beausoleil 18 Audio 1993-02-16 Rhino Records (2)
14 Alligator Purse 13 Audio 2009 Yep Roc Records
15 Live From The Left Coast 9 Audio 1989 Rounder Records
16 Parlez-Nous A Boire 13 Audio 1984 Arhoolie Records
17 Cajunization 14 Audio 1999 Rhino Records (2)
18 Looking Back Tomorrow - Beausoleil Live 15 Audio 2001 Rhino Records (2)
19 Live From The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 12 Audio 2005 SMV
20 Live From The Left Coast 13 Audio 1989 Rounder Records
21 The Spirit Of Cajun Music 14 Audio 1978 Swallow Records
22 Encore, Encore!! The Best Of BeauSoleil 19 Audio 2003 Rhino Records (2)
23 Cajun Conja 12 Audio 1991 R.N.A. Rhino New Artists
24 Tu Peux Cognac / Travailler C'est Trop Dur 2 Audio Swallow Records
25 Cajun Conja 12 Audio 1991 Demon Records
26 The Best Of Beausoleil 22 Audio 1997 Arhoolie Records
27 Cajun Conja 12 Audio 1991 R.N.A. Rhino New Artists
28 Parlez Nous A Boire, Cajun. USA 13 Audio 1992
29 Bayou Boogie 12 Audio 1987 Rounder Records
30 Gitane Cajun 15 Audio 2004 Vanguard
31 Gitane Cajun 15 Audio 2004 Vanguard
32 Bayou Cadillac 12 Audio 1989
33 Live From The Left Coast 9 Audio 1990 Zensor
34 Cajun Conja 12 Audio 1991 R.N.A. Rhino New Artists


BeauSoleil (also known as BeauSoleil Avec Michael Doucet) is a group specializing in Cajun music, founded in 1975. It's based in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.

Line-up:

Michael Doucet - violin, guitar, accordion, mandolin, vocals

David Doucet - guitar, vocals

Jimmy Breaux - accordion

Billy Ware - percussion

Tommy Alesi - drums

Mitch Reed - fiddle, bass


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