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Ann Savoy

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Birth name  Ann Allen
Role  Musician ·
Genres  Cajun, folk
Years active  1980–present
Ex-spouse  Marc Savoy
Name  Ann Savoy

Ann Savoy wwwannsavoycommusicmagnoliasistersannaccordio
Born  January 20, 1952 (age 63) (1952-01-20)
Origin  Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Occupation(s)  Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, actress
Instruments  Vocals, guitar, accordion, fiddle
Movies  Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, I Went to the Dance
Albums  Adieu False Heart, If Dreams Come True, Black Coffee
Similar People  Marc Savoy, Joel Savoy, Wilson Savoy, Michael Doucet, Linda Ronstadt

Children  Joel Savoy, Wilson Savoy

The hidden world of ann savoy

Ann Savoy (; born Ann Allen on January 20, 1952) is a musician, author, and record producer.


Ann savoy with sons wilson and joel perform black rat swing


Savoy was raised in Richmond, Virginia. She resides with her husband Marc Savoy and family in Eunice, Southern Louisiana.

As a musician, she performs with her husband accordionist Marc Savoy and fiddler Michael Doucet in the Savoy Doucet Cajun Band. She also has an all-woman band The Magnolia Sisters. She also performs with husband Marc and their sons, Joel and Wilson, in the Savoy Family Band. Most recently, she has put together a Django Reinhardt-style swing band called Ann Savoy and her Sleepless Knights.

Savoy appeared as a musician in the film Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood and was the associate music director of the film All The King's Men, working on this project with T Bone Burnett. She has appeared in many documentaries on the subject of Cajun music including a Les Blank film, entitled Marc and Ann.

As a record producer she produced, among others, the Grammy Award nominated tribute to Cajun music, Evangeline Made: A Tribute to Cajun Music, featuring singers Linda Ronstadt, John Fogerty, Nick Lowe, herself, and other noted musicians.

She is the author of Cajun Music, A Reflection of a People, which chronicles the history of Cajun and Zydeco music.

She has recorded a number of albums. As The Zozo Sisters she recorded the Grammy Award-nominated album Adieu False Heart - a Billboard-charting CD with Linda Ronstadt. Adieu False Heart is notable for being Savoy's first time recording in English.

Ann Savoy & Her Sleepless Knights

  • If Dreams Come True (2007) Memphis Records
  • Black Coffee (2009) Memphis Records
  • With Savoy Doucet Cajun Band

  • Home Music with Spirits (1981) Arhoolie Records
  • Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band (1984) Arhoolie Records
  • With Spirits (1987) Arhoolie Records
  • J'ai Ete au Bal: I Went to the Dance various artists (1989) Arhoolie Records
  • J'ai Ete au Bal: I Went to the Dance video (DVD); various artists (1989) Arhoolie Records
  • Two Step D'Amadé (1993) Arhoolie Records
  • Les Harias: Home Music (1993) Arhoolie Records
  • Live! (1994) Arhoolie Records
  • Cajun Country video (DVD); various artists (1995) Shanachie
  • Aly Meets The Cajuns video (DVD); Aly Bain and others (1998) Whirlie Records
  • Sam's Big Rooster (2000) Arhoolie Records
  • Best of the Savoy Doucet Cajun Band (2002) Arhoolie Records
  • Magnolia Sisters

  • Prends Courage (1995) Arhoolie Records
  • Chers Amis (2000) Rounder Records
  • Après Faire Le Boogie Woogie (2004) Rounder
  • Stripped Down (2009) Arhoolie Records
  • Savoy Family Band

  • Savoy Family Album (2003) Arhoolie Records
  • Turn Loose But Don't Let Go (2008) Arhoolie Records
  • Live at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (2013) New Orleans Jazz Fest
  • With others

  • The Rough Guide to Cajun & Zydeco Various Artists (1999) World Music Network
  • Evangeline Made: A Tribute to Cajun Music Various artists, including and produced by Ann Savoy (2002) Vanguard Records
  • Adieu False Heart with Linda Ronstadt as the Zozo Sisters (2006) Vanguard Records
  • Allons Boire un Coup: A Collection of Cajun and Creole Drinking Songs Various artists (2006) Valcour Records
  • References

    Ann Savoy Wikipedia

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