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Mel "Love Bug" Pellerin

Mel Pellerin recorded for Goldband in the mid-to-late 1980s. A cajun accordion player and vocalist, his material varied between up-tempo Cajun music, slower New Orleans-style ballads, and Cajun rock. Goldband titled his first album "Louisiana's Best Kept Secret Now Public." Pellerin's second album, "Watermelon Rock," features a fast Bo Diddley beat on the title track, along with fun rock numbers such as "Cajun Wipe Out." The album might be best remembered for its cover art featuring Pellerin squeezing the accordion amongst a pile of watermelons.


Selected Recordings by Mel "Love Bug" Pellerin
FC-12051 /
Watermelon Rock

FC-12051

FC-12051

"To Be Your Man"
"Precious Precious Moments"
"Watermelon Rock Spicey Hot" / streaming mp3 * streaming realaudio
"Need You Baby So Bad"
"Pull Do Bop"
"Cajun Wipe Out"
"Is It Wrong"
"Demon on Your Shoulder"
"Oh Mama Hey Papa"
"Oh Baby Please Come Home"
   
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