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Terrance Simien: The Tribute Sessions

Read "The Tribute Sessions" reviewed by Allen Goldberg

Multi-talented singer, songwriter and accordionist Terrance Simien was first introduced to Zydeco music in 1981, around the time he got his first accordion. The Tribute Sessions is an homage to those musicians who highly influenced the singer and songwriter. Along with nods to Canray Fontenot, Clifton Chenier and A.P. Carter, Simien covers Sam Cooke’s “Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day.” Simien’s warm, melodious tone reminds us of Cooke’s heyday and the late 50’s pop sounds.

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