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Bobby Charles

Bobby Charles Bearsville Records
Rare Conversation From The Archives With Louisiana Songwriter Bobby Charles"

Another special interview for our Sense of Place: Lafayette is from our archives with the late Louisiana songwriter Bobby Charles. As a teenage Bobby Charles Guidry in Abbeville, LA, he wrote songs for his band that would become classics for Billy Haley and Fats Domino: “See You Later Alligator” and “Walking to New Orleans." Later in the 1970s he put out a classic album with members of The Band when he landed in Woodstock, NY. In this interview, recorded over 10 years before Bobby passed away at 71 in 2010, he tells the stories behind writing his hits.

Session Setlist
See You Later, Alligator
Happy Birthday Fats Domino
Walkin’ To New Orleans
Grow Too Old

Recent Release: Bobby Charles (Remastered)
Release Date: October 22, 2013
Label: Wea Japan

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