Clifton Chenier

Also known as C Chenier, C. Chenier, Chenier, Clifton Chernier

Discography of Clifton Chenier:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Clifton Chenier's Very Best 11 Audio 1969 Blue Thumb Records
2 Out West 10 Audio 1974 Arhoolie Records
3 Bayou Blues 12 Audio 1990 Specialty
4 Bogalusa Boogie 11 Audio 1990 Arhoolie Records
5 King Of The Bayous 12 Audio 1970 Arhoolie Records
6 Out West 17 Audio 1991 Arhoolie Records
7 Boogie & Zydeco 10 Audio 1979 Sonet
8 Sings The Blues 12 Audio 1987 Arhoolie Records
9 King Of The Bayous 18 Audio 1992
10 Classic Clifton 12 Audio 1980 Arhoolie Records
11 60 Minutes With The King Of Zydeco 15 Audio 1988 Arhoolie Records
12 King Of The Bayous 12 Audio 1970 Arhoolie Records
13 Bon Ton Roulet! 12 Audio 1967 Arhoolie Records
14 Frenchin' The Blues 14 Audio 1995 Orbis
15 Clifton's Cajun Blues 10 Audio 1970 Prophesy Records
16 Choo Choo Ch-Boogie / Shake It Don't Break It 2 Audio 1981
17 Black Snake Blues 12 Audio 1967 Arhoolie Records
18 The Big Wheel / Where Can My Baby Be? 2 Audio 1957 Argo Records
19 What I Say / Moon Is Rising Blues 2 Audio Caillier Records
20 Boogie 'N' Zydeco 10 Audio 1977 Maison De Soul Records
21 Bayou Soul 11 Audio Crazy Cajun
22 Boogie In Black & White 10 Audio 1976 Jin Records
23 Live 8 Audio 1972 Arhoolie Records
24 Le Roi Du Zydeco 14 Audio 1992
25 Frenchin' The Boogie 13 Audio 1976 Blue Star
26 Country Boy Now Grammy Award Winner 1984! 12 Audio 1984 Caillier Records
27 Louisiana Blues And Zydeco 11 Audio 1965 Arhoolie Records
28 Bogalusa Boogie 11 Audio 1976 Arhoolie Records
29 Oh, Negresse / Ay Ai Ai 2 Audio Bayou Records
30 Zodico Blues & Boogie 20 Audio 1992 Ace
31 Boogie & Zydeco 10 Audio
32 Black Gal 2 Audio 1969 Action
33 The Best Of Clifton Chenier 18 Audio 2003 Arhoolie Records
34 Louisiana Blues And Zydeco 24 Audio 1990 Arhoolie Records
35 Bayou Blues 12 Audio 1971 Specialty
36 Black Gal 2 Audio 1969 Bayou Records
37 Squeeze Box Boogie / The Cat's Dreamin' 2 Audio 1971 Specialty
38 I'm A Hog For You 2 Audio 1971 Bayou Records
39 Baby Please Don't Go 2 Audio Bayou Records
40 Hot Rod 2 Audio 1965 Bayou Records
41 Things Ain't What They Used To Be 2 Audio 1967 Bayou Records
42 Shake It, Don't Break It 2 Audio 1977 Maison De Soul Records
43 It's Hard / Keep On Scratching 2 Audio 1966 Arhoolie Records
44 You Can't Sit Down / Je Me Fu-Pas Mal 2 Audio 1978 Maison De Soul Records
45 I'm The Zydeco Man / Zydeco Disco 2 Audio Maison De Soul Records
46 Live At St. Mark's 12 Audio 1989 Arhoolie Records
47 Zodico Blues & Boogie 20 Audio 2006 Concord Jazz
48 Let's Talk It Over 2 Audio Bayou Records
49 Jolie Blonde / Sweet Little Doll 2 Audio 1967 Bayou Records
50 Cher Catin 2 Audio Bayou Records


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 [a=C.J. Chenier].

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

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


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