Beau Soleil / Alligator Purse
Album:Alligator Purse Collection:Blues
Artist:Beau Soleil Added:Jan 2009
Label:Yep Roc Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-02-22 Pull Date:2009-04-26 Charts:Blues
Week Ending:Apr 19Apr 12Mar 22

Recent Airplay
1.Apr 15, 2009:The Songsmith Show
Little Darlin'
3.Mar 17, 2009:The Dark Knight Returns
Reel Cajun
2.Apr 09, 2009:Connecting Dots
Rouler Et Tourner, Theogene Creole

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2009-02-22 
Cajun Music, BeauSoleil has been around for 30 years, recorded at a studio in the Hudson Valley NY formed after a post Katrina benefit called "Build a Levee"
all tunes are very good.
1: 2:25 Instrumental,  great fast foot stomping reel
2: 3:48 fast, male vocal in Cajun French, great fiddle
3: 3:30  Instrumental, fast but mellow, minimal throaty male scat style vocal
4: 3:21 male/female (Natalie Merchant) vocal, foot stomping fiddle tune in English, nice harmonica (John Sebastian)
5: 4:19 smokey low down slow dance number, male voc. in French
6: 4:00 slow dance time male voc. in French, John Sebastian on Harmonica
7: 3:16 fast dance number, male voc. in French, nice fiddle & accordion
8: 3:43 mid tempo male vocal in French, nice percussion & guitar picking.
9: 4:03 mid tempo male vocal in French & English, great title.
***0: 4:05 slow to mid, male vocal in French, Roswell Rudd on trombone
11: 5:12 mid tempo male vocal in English, great rhythm, nice banjo
***12: 0:27 cool cool male a cappella, all too short, neat story.
13: 3:30 male vocal/wail in French, accordion, slow D  Farrell   02/2009

Track Listing
1.Reel Cajun 7.Bosco Stomp
2.Rouler Et Tourner 8.Theogene Creole
3.Carriere Zydeco 9.I Spent All My Money Loving You
4.Little Darlin' 10.Les Oignons
5.Marie 11.The Problem
6.Valse A Beausoleil 12.Alligator Purse
 13.Valse A Thomas Ardoin