Jo-El Sonnier

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Birthday
2, 1946
Birthplace
Rayne, LA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Rayne, LA

About

Musician and accordionist whose prolific recording career showcased his mastery of country and Cajun music.

Before Fame

He started playing the accordion when he was three years old.

Trivia

He was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2009.

Family Life

He was the son of French-speaking sharecroppers residing in Rayne, Louisiana.

Associated With

He covered Tear Stained Letter, Richard Thompson's classic song.

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