October 18, 2008
The Original 50's Boogie Kings entertained hundreds of their loyal fans
at Lop's Camp in Eunice on October 18, 2008 for Lopstock #7. Upwards of
500 people enjoyed the pleasant weather and wonderful music, while many
danced to their favorite songs.
setting allowed for free-flowing communications between band members and
fans and provided excellent opportunities for reliving many fond
memories of yester-year.
A variety of singers pleased the croud
with such songs as All These Things, Walking to New Orleans, Harlem
Shuffle, I Won't Cry, Midnight Hour, At Last, Crazy, Breaking Up is Hard
To Do, I've Been Loving You Too Long, Georgia, Soul Man and many more.
Some of the singers included Caroline Vienne, Jolayne Miller, Skip
Stewart, Bert Miller, Gregg Martinez, Doug Ardoin, Mark Klein, and Jivin'
Gene. Lopstock #7 began shortly after 2:00 p.m. and continued
Some of the musicians who returned to share their talents included: Doug
Ardon, Bert Miller, W.J. "Dub" Dugas, Earl Taylor, Mike Pollard, Bryan
Leger, Skip Stewart, Robert Wilson, Lynn Fournet, Sidney Janise.
In addition to Louisiana, friends came from Oklahoma City
and Tulsa, OK; Florida; Georgia; and Texas.
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John "Lapin" Bertrand/Ed Dugas
Pelican Footnote: Photos provided by John "Lapin" Bertrand
and W.J. "Dub" Dugas and edited by Ryan Rabalais. A posed picture of
the Original 1950's Boogie Kings may be found in the News story
announcing Lopstock #7.