Sonny Landreth On World Cafe : World Cafe The inventive and unpredictable slide-guitar player performs some of his zydeco-influenced songs.
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Sonny Landreth On World Cafe

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Sonny Landreth On World Cafe

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It's fitting that World Cafe ends its Sense Of Place visit to Lafayette, La., with a performance from Sonny Landreth. The inventive and unpredictable slide-guitar player is a longtime Lafayette resident and a perfect ambassador for the city's music. Landreth's first sideman gig was with zydeco king Clifton Chenier, and several of his songs — like "Congo Square" — have become Louisiana standards.

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Sonny Landreth On World Cafe

01Native Stepson

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02Congo Square

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03Back To Bayou Teche

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