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Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys - Happytown Album

Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys - Happytown Album
Performer: Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys
Title: Happytown
Country: US
Released: 2001
Catalog number: ROUNDER 11661-6098-2, Rounder 11661-6098-2
Label: Rounder Records
MP3 album szie: 1308 mb
FLAC album size: 2499 mb


1Creole Stomp (Happytown)
Fiddle [2nd] – SteveWritten-By – Aldus Roger
2Seems To Me
Acoustic Guitar – C.C. AdcockBacking Vocals – C.C., David, Roddie, SteveMandolin – DavidVocals – SteveWritten-By – Riley
3La Crève De Faim / Starvation 2-Step
Vocals – SteveWritten-By – Greely, Riley
4Gros Jean / Big John
Fiddle – SteveGuitar – Sam BroussardHarmony Vocals – RoddieLyrics By [Poem] – Pierre Vocals, Fiddle – DavidWritten-By – Greely, Handelsman, Broussard
5Mes Enfants / My Children
Piano – Linda HandelsmanWritten-By – Greely
6Big Boy Waltz
Vocals – SteveWritten-By – Leroy Broussard
7Poché Bridge
Acoustic Guitar – SteveFiddle – KyleFiddle [2nd] – DavidWritten-By – Kyle Hébert
8Heat Lightning / Éclairs De Chaleur
Acoustic Guitar – C.C.Baritone Saxophone – Derek HustonHarmony Vocals – RoddieLead Vocals – SteveTenor Saxophone, Harmony Vocals – DavidWritten-By – Greely, Riley
9Les Vigilants / The Vigilantes
Acoustic Guitar, Fiddle, Vocals – DavidWritten-By – Greely
10Pointe Aux Chênes / Oak Point
Acoustic Guitar – C.C.Backing Vocals – C.C., ErikOther [Threat] – Rhett BernardVocals – David, SteveWritten-By – Adcock, Greely
Fiddle, Vocals – DavidGuitar – SteveTriangle – KevinWritten-By – Greely


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ROUNDER 11661-6098-2ASteve Riley And The Mamou Playboys Happytown ‎(CD, Advance, Album)Rounder RecordsROUNDER 11661-6098-2AUS2001


  • AccordionSteve Riley
  • DesignAngelynn Grant
  • DrumsKevin Dugas
  • Electric BassKyle Hébert
  • Electric GuitarRoddie Romero
  • Fiddle, Tenor SaxophoneDavid Greely
  • Liner NotesDirk Powell
  • Liner Notes [Transcriptions, Translations And Editing]Barry Ancelet, David Greely
  • Mastered ByToby Mountain
  • Other [Ears And Ideas] – Linda Handelsman
  • Photography By [Band Photo]Melissa A. Hardy
  • Photography By [Front Cover Photo]A.J. Tarver
  • Photography By [Inset Photo Of Dancers]Russell Lee
  • ProducerC.C. Adcock
  • Recorded By [Additional Recording By]David Rachou
  • Recorded By, Mixed ByErik Flettrich
  • Typography [Cover]David Coulson



Recorded and mixed at American Sector's Egyptian Room, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Additional recording at La Louisiane Studio, Lafayette, Louisiana.
Mastered at Northeastern Digital, Southborough, Massachusetts.
Front cover photo: Moreauville, LA, 1927.
Inset photo of dancers: Raceland, LA, 1937.

This album is dedicated to Jimmy Domengeaux.

"Gros Jean" is a poem in creole French written by a slave named Pierre in early 1860s in St. Martinville LA.

Tracks 1, 8 and 9 are instrumental.

1. La Lou Music, BMI
2. Whitewing Music, BMI
3. Roundpeg Music, ASCAP-Give & Go Music, BMI
4. JSRII Music-Happy Valley Music, BMI
5. Give & Go Music, BMI
6. JSRII Music-Happy Valley Music-Give & Go Music, BMI
7. Give & Go Music, BMI
8. Happy Valley Music, BMI
9. Give & Go Music, BMI
10. JSRII Music-Happy Valley Music-Give & Go Music, BMI
11. Marsh Island Music-Give & Go Music, BMI

℗ © 2011 Rounder Records Corp.
(CD) Manufactured in USA.


  • Barcode: 011661609822
  • Label Code: LC 3719
  • Matrix / Runout: ROCD 6098 01 IFPI L793 IFPI204D 001220 DISCTRONICS MADE IN THE U.S.A.


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rounder Records Corp.
  • Copyright (c) – Rounder Records Corp.
  • Recorded At – American Sector Studios
  • Recorded At – La Louisianne Recording Studios
  • Mixed At – American Sector Studios
  • Mastered At – Northeastern Digital
  • Published By – La Lou Music
  • Published By – Whitewing Music
  • Published By – Roundpeg Music
  • Published By – Give And Go Music
  • Published By – JSRII Music
  • Published By – Happy Valley Music
  • Published By – Marsh Island Music

Short intro

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys are a Cajun band from southern Louisiana. The band formed in 1988 and has since recorded 10 albums, nine of which are on Rounder Records. The band includes Steve Riley accordion, David Greely fiddle, Sam Broussard guitar, Brazos Huval fiddlesaxophonebass and Kevin Dugas drums and formerly Jimmy Domengeaux guitar before his death in 1999. Kevin Wimmer fiddle joined the band in 2011. Best Of Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys. Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys. Bon Rêve. Bayou Ruler. Live Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys. 1994 Live, 1993. Trace Of Time. Tit Galop Pour Mamou. Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys. 30 Years Live Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys. 2019 Live. Party at the Holiday, All Night Long Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys. Формируйте собственную коллекцию записей Steve Riley And The Mamou Playboys. Creole Stomp Happytown. Big Boy Waltz. Happytown CD, Advance, Album. Rounder Records. ROUNDER 11661-6098-2A. Grand Isle - Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. 2020 Rhapsody International Inc. Rhapsody International Inc. Get app. Have the app. Music Apps & Devices Pricing. Album Moods. Celebratory Earthy Joyous Rollicking. Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Steve Riley. The first two tracks, the instrumental Creole Stomp and Big Boy Waltz, which is sung in French by Riley, prove they can play rollicking, old-style Cajun music that would set the feet of the staunchest traditional tapping. But by the third track, the spooky, slide-guitar-drenched murder ballad Gros JeanBig John, Riley and his companions are off on an. Listen free to Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys Happytown Creole Stomp , Big Boy Waltz and more. 11 tracks 37:57. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue 2001 11 Songs