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Birth name  Belton Richard
Name  Belton Richard
Origin  Rayne, Louisiana
Labels  Floyd Soileau
Instruments  Cajun accordion
Genres  Cajun music, Swamp pop
Associated acts  The Musical Aces

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Born  October 5, 1939 (age 76) (1939-10-05)
Albums  The Essential Collection, I'm Back
Similar People  Floyd Soileau, Johnnie Allan, Aldus Roger, D L Menard, Lawrence Walker

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Belton Richard (October 5, 1939 – June 21, 2017) was an American Cajun accordionist and vocalist known for his baritone vocal range.

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Biography

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Richard was born in Rayne, Louisiana in 1939. He began to play the accordion at age seven, and at 12 he started playing with 'Neg Halloway and the Rayne Playboys. He founded The Musical Aces in 1959 after a stint playing rock and roll and swamp pop. During his tenure, he released many popular songs, including "Un Autre Soir Ennuyant," "Pardon Waltz," and "Waltz of No Return." Another notable song is "Cajun Streak," an inspired translation of Ray Stevens' novelty hit. He died on June 21, 2017 at the age of 77 after being hospitalized with pneumonia.

Legacy

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The 1995 Festivals Acadiens et Créoles was dedicated to Richard. Richard was inducted into the Cajun French Music Association's Hall of Fame in 1997, its inaugural year. In 2003, he was inducted into the Acadian museum's 'Living Legends' list. He also won the Cajun French Music Association's 'Male Vocalist of the Year' in 2004.

Discography

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  • I'm back (1995)
  • The Older The Wine, The Finer The Taste (2003)

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    References

    Belton Richard Wikipedia


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