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RIP Stanley Dural, Jr., leader of Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco performing for the Zydeco Crossroads documentary at El Sido’s in Lafayette, Louisiana.

We’re saddened to hear about the passing of Zydeco music legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural, Jr.—leader of the band Buckwheat Zydeco. Alligator Records announced that he passed away from lung cancer at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.  He was 68. Continue reading →