Rod Bernard

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by Rod Bernard

Biography

12 August 1940, Opelousas, Louisiana, USA. Bernard’s only hit, ‘This Should Go On Forever’ (US number 12 R&B and number 20 pop in 1959), was typical of the ‘swamp pop’ sound that the Cajun population of the Louisiana bayous produced in the late 50s and early 60s. It was a cover version of a rhythm and blues tune by Guitar Gable. This laid-back rock ‘n’ roll style was shared by the likes of Jivin’ Gene, Joe Barry, Tommy McClain and Phil Phillips.... Read more

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rockabilly
swamp pop
rock and roll
swamp rock
cajun
country
60s
new orleans
r&b
oldies
50s
old
louisiana
chess records
obscure oldies
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