The Original Boogie Kings gave
their time and talents on November 15, 2009 for the benefit of Mike
Pollard’s daughter in law, Stephanie Pollard (Mrs. Brett), who is
L.J.’s Casino on Hwy. 1 between
Marksville and Mansura provided the setting for the event which lasted
from 1:00 – 6:00 P.M. Sunday afternoon.
Pictured with some of the
musicians who played are “Original Boogie Kings” fans, Bonnie Aymond
Ducote and Annabelle Jeansonne Blanchard. Musicians (L-R) included Alex,
Earl Taylor, Sid Janise, W.J. “Dub” Dugas, Mike Pollard and Willie Tee.
Other musicians who played were Parker James, Jamie Richardson, Steve,
Doug Ardoin and Tommy Richard.
Mike Pollard (a friend of Dub’s
since high school) has been a saxophone player with a variety of bands
including the Swing Kings and the Original Boogie Kings. Persons who
were not able to attend are encouraged to consider making a donation to
this need. Donations should be sent to Mike Pollard, 1141 Pecan Dr.,
Marksville, La 71351. Thank you for your consideration.
Photo provided by Bonnie Aymond
Viewers may visit the Original
Boogie Kings website at
Submitted by Ed Dugas