Swamp Pop – Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues by Shane Bernard

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Music of Louisiana was at the heart of rock-and-roll in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Many swamp-pop favorites were hits of the day – Dale and Grace’s “I’m Leaving It Up to You”, Phil Phillip’s “Sea of Love”, Joe Barry’s “I’m a Fool to Care” and Cookie and the Cupcakes “Mathilda”. Here is the exciting story of swamp pop, a form of Louisiana music invented by teenage Cajuns and black Creoles.