Doug Kershaw ‎– Mama Kershaw's Boy -1974 Cajun / Folk (vinyl)


Doug Kershaw ‎– Mama Kershaw's Boy -1974  Cajun / Folk (vinyl)

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Despite the success of his solo career, Kershaw was plagued by depression and sorrow. His father had committed suicide when he was only seven. Marrying his wife, Pam, at the Houston Astrodome on June 21, 1975, Kershaw began raising his own family that included five sons – Douglas, Victor, Zachary, Tyler, and Elijah; and two grandsons and a granddaughter. His son, Tyler, plays drums in his band as well as manages his shows. Although he continued to perform and record, his albums of the 1970s failed to duplicate the commercial successes of "Louisiana Man" and "Diggy Liggy Lo".

Kershaw rebounded with his biggest selling hit, "Hello Woman", which reached the country music Top 40. By 1984, Kershaw's battle with drug and alcohol abuse came to a close and his previously erratic behavior changed for the better.[3]

In 1988, he recorded a duet, "Cajun Baby", with Hank Williams, Jr., that became a Top 50 country hit. Kershaw released a French-language album, Two Step Fever, in 1999, and Michael Doucet of Beausoleil is featured on the duet "Fievre De Deux Etapes". Hot Diggity Doug was released in mid-2000 and Still Cajun After All These Years followed in early 2001. His brother Rusty died on October 23, 2001.[11]

Kershaw formerly owned and operated The Bayou House, a restaurant in Lucerne, Colorado, but parted ways with his partners in 2007 due to his displeasure with management and ambiance.[12]

In 2009, Doug was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Doug's third cousin is country music star Sammy Kershaw.

Label:Warner Bros. Records ‎– BS 2793
Format:Vinyl, LP
Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 7- hole punch and general wear
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10)
Side 1 - 10
side 2 - 10
BIN # *56


A1 Nickel In My Pocket 2:20
A2 Hi Lady 3:45
A3 Lady Ann 4:48
A4 Whatcha Gonna Do When You Can't 2:44
A5 Cajun Grass 2:04
B1 I Just Remember Just Enough 3:00
B2 Can't Be All Bad 3:48
B3 Swamp Dance 3:44
B4 Colorado 3:57
B5 Mama's Got The Know How 2:09
B6 Hippie Ti Yo 3:14

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