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Boozoo Chavis

(Wilson Anthony Chavis)
Age: 70

accordionist, singer, and bandleader who brought zydeco to the masses with his 1954 hit, “Paper in My Shoe.”

Died: Austin, Tex., May 5, 2001

Roy Chapin, Jr.A - FTom Cheney

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