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Birth Name: Stanley Dural, Jr.
Born: 1947/11/14
Years Active: 1971—
Genres: Zydeco, R&B

Buckwheat Zydeco (born Stanley Dural, Jr., November 14, 1947), is an American accordionist and zydeco musician. He is one of the few zydeco artists to achieve mainstream success. His music group is formally billed as Buckwheat Zydeco and Ils Son Partis Band, but often they perform as merely Buckwheat Zydeco. Dural was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. He acquired his nickname as a youth, because, with his braided hair, he looked like the character Buckwheat from “Our Gang”/”The Little Rascals” movies. His father, a farmer, was an accomplished, amateur traditional Creole accordion player, but young Buckwheat preferred listening to and playing rhythm and blues. Dural became proficient at t... Continue Bio >>

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