Louisiana Swamp Pop Museum

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Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Guitar Junior! Click below to hear one of his most beloved songs! 
12/08/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Guitar Junior! Click below to hear one of his most beloved songs!



Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Gary T & Deuce of Hearts! Click below to hear a great Swamp Pop tune!
12/01/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Gary T & Deuce of Hearts! Click below to hear a great Swamp Pop tune!

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard EnterprisesTime and Time Again · Gary T · Deuce of HeartsSwamp Gold, Vol. 4℗ 1994 Jin RecordsReleased on: 1994-11-15Music ...

We’re so proud of Miss Mathilda because she is doing her social studies fair project on Swamp Pop music, so she and her ...
11/26/2023

We’re so proud of Miss Mathilda because she is doing her social studies fair project on Swamp Pop music, so she and her family took a trip from the Fort Polk area to visit our museum! 🎷🎶🎺 And, yes, she is named for the Cookie and His Cupcakes hit song! 👏🏻 Good luck in the social studies fair, Mathilda🍀

We hope y’all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!🍂🍁🍂Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Freddy Fender! Click below to ...
11/24/2023

We hope y’all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!🍂🍁🍂
Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Freddy Fender! Click below to see him, perform one of his most beloved songs!

Freddy Fender Rotterdam 1979Country Music FestivalWASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Emmet and the Jades! Click below to hear one of their most beloved songs! 
11/17/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Emmet and the Jades! Click below to hear one of their most beloved songs!

Provided to YouTube by Night Train InternationalThey Tell Me · Emmet & The JadesThe Best Of Rustone℗ 2003 Night Train InternationalReleased on: 2003-01-07Mai...

🛑ANNOUNCEMENT🛑Due to unforeseen circumstances, the LA Swamp Pop Museum will close tomorrow, Friday, November 10, at NOON...
11/09/2023

🛑ANNOUNCEMENT🛑

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the LA Swamp Pop Museum will close tomorrow, Friday, November 10, at NOON.

The Museum will return to regular 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM visiting hours on Saturday, November 11.

We are sorry for any inconvenience. Call 337-363-0900 or 337-523-7206 for Museum information.

10/27/2023
Scenes from our 13th anniversary party 🎶🎉🎶
10/27/2023

Scenes from our 13th anniversary party
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Happening TODAY! Come on over and celebrate with us! 🎉🎶 🎉🎶🎉🎶
10/27/2023

Happening TODAY! Come on over and celebrate with us! 🎉🎶 🎉🎶🎉🎶

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Christine and Michael Stelly of No-Name Vinyl Records in Rayne, LA, visited the Louisiana Swamp Pop Museum today to view...
10/24/2023

Christine and Michael Stelly of No-Name Vinyl Records in Rayne, LA, visited the Louisiana Swamp Pop Museum today to view Johnnie Allan’s new exhibit on “Swamp Pop Chart Hits of the ‘50’s and ‘60’s.” Christine generously donated 11 of the 13 45 rpm records included in the exhibit.

Thanks, Christine! We appreciate your support of Swamp Pop music and the Louisiana Swamp Pop Museum in Ville Platte, LA, the “Swamp Pop Capital of the World!”

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Danny White! Click below to hear one of his most beloved songs! 
10/20/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Danny White! Click below to hear one of his most beloved songs!

Danny White “ Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye “1962Frisco 45-10445rpm Vinyl Play Directly on a Vintage French Portable Record Player of the teppaz 1960's ...

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10/17/2023

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Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is the legendary Carol Fran! Museum docent Nancy was excited to find out she sh...
10/13/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is the legendary Carol Fran! Museum docent Nancy was excited to find out she shares a birthday (October 23) with Carol, who would have been 90 years old this month!

Click the links below to enjoy a double feature of Carol Fran! The first video is a recording of a live performance from the Blue Moon Salon in her native Lafayette, Louisiana. The second video is one of her most loved songs! 

https://youtu.be/5xNN-JglCbo?si=7Xy3WqcSfZ6eb6gA

https://youtu.be/1ZXvgbRUTTw?si=5d0NfjVcigJ4F7qb

Carol Fran with Lil' Buck Sinegal performing 'Money' at Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette, LA on August 15, 2014. Carol Fran's distinct voice and piano-playing s...

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Buck Rogers! Click below to hear one of his most beloved songs!https://youtu...
09/29/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Buck Rogers! Click below to hear one of his most beloved songs!

https://youtu.be/Dqlq4SeXyJo?si=9cp5Tt_fsV6qyB1h

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard EnterprisesCrazy Baby · Buck RogersSwamp Gold, Vol. 4℗ 1994 Jin RecordsReleased on: 1994-11-15Music Publisher: Red Stick M...

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is the incredible Barbara Lynn! Click below to hear one of her most beloved son...
09/22/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is the incredible Barbara Lynn! Click below to hear one of her most beloved songs!

Provided to YouTube by Virtual Label LLCLonely Heartaches · Barbara Lynn · Barbara LynnYou'll Lose A Good Thing℗ 1963 Jamie Record Co.Released on: 1963-01-01...

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Aaron Foret!
09/15/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Aaron Foret!

Provided to YouTube by TuneCoreYou And I Together · Aaron ForetInto the Mystic℗ 2014 Aaron ForetReleased on: 2012-02-06Auto-generated by YouTube.

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is New Orleans native Clarence “Frogman” Henry! Click below to watch him perfor...
09/08/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is New Orleans native Clarence “Frogman” Henry! Click below to watch him perform one of his most beloved songs!

From the 80's Channel 4 TV show 'Unforgettable'Clarence 'Frogman' Henry got his nickname due to his voice which had a trademark croak, especially utilised on...

Floyd Soileau stopped by with some special guests! Pictured below, L-R:Ken Seibold; musician Benny Graeff (Rufus Jagneau...
09/01/2023

Floyd Soileau stopped by with some special guests!
Pictured below, L-R:
Ken Seibold; musician Benny Graeff (Rufus Jagneaux band “Opelousas Sostan”) who signed our Wall of Fame; Floyd Soileau; Preston Guidry; and broadcaster Mike Mitchell.

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Phil Bo! Click below to hear one of his must be love songs! 
09/01/2023

Today’s Swamp Pop Friday featured artist is Phil Bo!
Click below to hear one of his must be love songs!

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard EnterprisesDon't Take It so Hard · Phil BoSwamp Gold, Vol. 1℗ 1991 Jin RecordsReleased on: 1991-06-17Music Publisher: Fort...

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205 NW Railroad Avenue
Ville Platte, LA
70586

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Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm

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