Personnel: The Balfa Brothers: Burke Balfa, Dewey Balfa, Hadley Fontenot, Harry Balfa, Rodney Balfa, Will Balfa Nathan Abshire – Accordion, Vocals (tracks: 1 to 5, 7 to 11, 13, 15, 18, 23 & 24) Dewey Balfa – Vocals (16, 20) Rodney Balfa - Vocals(14, 19) Thomas Langley – Vocals (17, 21-22). Tracks 1 to 12 previously released as Swallow LP 6014 'Pine Grove Blues'. Tracks 13 to 24 previously released as Swallow LP 6023 'The Good Times Are Killing Me'. Chanteur Cajun US né le 13 juin 1927 à Guyedan (Louisiane). Nathan Abshire commença a enregistrer vers 1935
Nathan Abshire: Good Times Are Killin' Me" (SNTF 776 SONET, 1978). Nathan Abshire Featuring Balfa Brothers: The Good Times Are Killing Me (LP 6023 REISSUE Swallow, 1986). Louisiana Cajun: Special No. 2 (CH 166 Ace Records, 1986). Pine Grove Blues (CHD 217 Ace Records, 1987). Cajun Country French Classics Vol. 3 (LL-145 La Louisiane, 1987). Pioneers of Cajun Accordion 1926-1936 (LPOT128 Old Timey, Arhoolie, 1989). The Best of Nathan Abshire (SW 6061 Swallow, 1991). Pine Grove Blues/The Good Times Are Killing Me (CDCHD 329 Ace Records, 1991).
Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Good Times Killin' Me (1978). Album by Nathan Abshire. is a cover of. Jole Blon (Jolie Blonde) by Traditional Folk (0000).
0:54Copy video clip URL Title: The Good Times Are Killing Me. Cajun County, 1975. The players play and titles give brief introductions to the people featured in the documentary. 3:26Copy video clip URL What are Cajuns? The culture is explained during Cajun hour at CC’s Lounge in Basile Louisiana where people dance to live music. 7:26Copy video clip URL Abshire tells the story of how he began playing the accordion many years ago. A woman explains that Abshire is very famous, but he doesn’t believe it. He explains his songwriting process – he can’t write, so he just composes his songs in his head. Symbolically and any way you want to look at it. He’s a legend, an institution, he’s a hero, he’s everybody’s idol.