Louisiana Rhythms

Louisiana Rhythms is hosted by 3 alternating hosts: Karl Smelker, Eric Mohring, & Maurine McCort. We feature music from Louisiana, especially southwest Louisiana. That means lots of Cajun, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop, old and new. We might also sneak in some second line from New Orleans or some blues from Baton Rouge, or who knows what. If it comes outta south Louisiana, then you'll hear it here.


Recent Playlists

7/25/2014 Louisiana Rhythms
7/18/2014 Louisiana Rhythms

 Eric plays folklorist on this show – airing some selections from the Lomax recordings of 1934-37 and tracing them through more modern interpretations.

7/11/2014 Louisiana Rhythms

Eric played some classic recordings of Aldus Roger, Lawrence Walker, Adam Hebert, Boozoo Chavis, Clifton Chenier, and more of the good stuff!!

7/4/2014 Louisiana Rhythms

Karl on the air today. I got stuck on a Zydeco binge. Looking at Zydeco from early and then releases in the years 1990 – 1993, 1996 and 2003.
Lots of Clifton Chenier, John Delafose and Preston Frank on up through Boozoo Chavis, Zydeco Force and Beau Jocque. Finishing up with Geno Delafose and Curley Taylor.

6/27/2014 Louisiana Rhythms
6/20/2014 Louisiana Rhythms
6/13/2014 Louisiana Rhythms

Greatest hits show with lots from Nathan Abshire, Clifton Chenier and even some Swamp Pop!

6/6/2014 Louisiana Rhythms
5/30/2014 Louisiana Rhythms

Eric plays some Bonsoir Catin, Nathan Abshire, and more of the good stuff!!

5/23/2014 Louisiana Rhythms

Karl here today. I start the first hour with some new compilations from Valcour Records and then get take a beak form the 2 steps with 5 waltz’s in a row. The second hour features Jeffery Broussard and members of the Broussard family playing zydeco in a bunch of different bands and combinations.

Schedule: 
Friday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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