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Douglas James "Doug" Kershaw (b. January 24, 1936 -) is an American fiddle player, singer and songwriter from Louisiana. Active since 1948, Kershaw has recorded fifteen albums and charted on the Hot Country Songs charts. Early life: Born in an unincorporated community called Tiel Ridge in Cameron Parish, Kershaw did not learn English until the age of eight. By that time, he had mastered the fiddle, which he played from the age of five, and was on his way to teaching himself to play 28 instruments. His first gig was at a local bar, the Bucket of Blood, where he was accompanied by his mother on guitar. Kershaw became interested in Cajun music during parties his parents would host on the family's houseboat in Louisiana, where he first heard Cajun bands playing the music. "Doug & Rusty": Doug grew up surrounded by Cajun fiddle and accordion music. After teaching his brother, Rusty, to play guitar, he formed a band, the Continental Playboys, with Rusty and older brother Nelson...
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- The Crazy Cajun Recordings, 1998
- The Best Of
- Hot Diggidy Doug, 2000
- Cajun Greats, 1995
- Swamp Grass / Douglas James Kershaw, 2007
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