Step It Up!

C.J. Chenier

Step It Up!

State-of-the-art zydeco from a masterful performer. Soulful singing, skillful accordion playing and irresistible dance grooves. "Rocked out, infectious energy...rollicking zydesoul from a zydeco master." --CHICAGO TRIBUNE

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1. Zydeghost 4:22
2. It's About Time 4:59
3. Everybody Needs A Little Monkey Business 2:13
4. The Right To Walk Away 3:31
5. Coochie Coo Wi'chou 3:26
6. Eat More Crawfish 3:02
7. Let's Agree To Disagree 4:54
8. It's Alright 3:33
9. Road Dog 3:46
10. The Power Of Love 4:24
11. Zydeco Mardi Gras 4:18
12. Turn Around And Say Goodbye 2:51
13. Johnny Can't Dance 3:22

Track 4 written by John Lyon, Dennis Loccoriere & Leroy Preston, Doppler Shift Music, ASCAP/Loccoriere Songs & Whiskey Drinkin' Music, BMI, admin. by Bug Music

C.J. Chenier, Accordion and Vocals
Tim Betts, Guitar and Percussion
Wayne Dalcourt, Guitar and Percussion
Glenn Griffin, Bass and Percussion
Nick Daniels III, Bass+
James Joseph Alfred, Rubboard
Brian Brignac, Drums* and Percussion
Randy Carpenter, Drums**
Ernie Haynes, Drums***
Marshall Cyr, Trumpet++
Pat Breaux, Tenor Sax++
Lynn Boudreaux, Percussion and Congas
Tony "King of Triangles" Daigle, T-Fer
Horn Arrangements by C.J. Chenier

Produced by C.J. Chenier and Bruce Iglauer
Recorded and mixed at Dockside Studios, Maurice, LA
Engineered and mixed by Tony "King Of Triangles" Daigle
Mastered by Brian Jensen and Bruce Iglauer
at MonsterDisc, Chicago, IL
Photos by Paul Natkin
Design by K3V!N

C.J. Chenier is booked by:
Concerted Efforts
Ph: (617) 969-0810 Fax: (617) 969-6761

First, I want to give thanks to God.  Thanks to my mother, Mildred, and to my father, Clifton-the reason why this music is.  I want to thank all of you for your support of zydeco.  Thanks to Concerted Efforts and Alligator Records. Lessez Le Bon Temps Roulez!!  Much love and peace--C.J. Chenier

Tim Betts thanks Zion Guitars and Peavy Amplifiers.  Wayne Dalcourt thanks his parents, and also Peavy and Gibson Guitars and Peavy Amplifiers.  Special thanks to Jude Taylor, Jr., Floyd Soileau and Barry Ancelet.