Rockin’ Dopsie Interview, 1984
I loved the zydeco of the Lafayette area very much and was happy to interview left-handed Rockin’ Dopsie. He, his wife Alvina and his baby son Dwayne (now a zydeco megastar) were sitting on the sofa of Dopsie’s house. He had his triple accordion and his double row, and he played them upside down. Dopsie talked about how Claude Faulk had a big influence on him musically. He would stand outside of clubs and listen to him when he was a boy. He believed it was important to stick with French language and old time style in his music.
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Interviewee: Rockin’ Dopsie
Interviewer: Ann Savoy
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