Obviously the Listening Room is good luck.
Seriously, we just wanted to relay our congratulations to Dural and the rest of Buckwheat Zydeco. The band took the award for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album on Sunday.
It may not be the most high-profile Grammy, but certainly winning it puts Buckwheat at the top of the zydeco heap, where he deserves to be.
And there are always some remarkable musicians hidden away in the less publicized categories. This year that includes Steve Earle for Best Contemporary Folk Album, Derek Trucks Band for Best Contemporary Blues Album, and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott for Best Traditional Blues Album. There’s even Ziggy Marley for Best Musical Album for Children and Stephen Colbert for Best Comedy Album.
So, some of the Grammys are like great hidden tracks on a good album.
Here’s the complete list of winners and, again, a hearty congratulations to Buckwheat Zydeco. We’ll go with the notion that granting us the interview was a great career move.
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