Influential Cajun band. Founded 1933. The band's music is characterized by a distinctive blend of Cajun and Western Swing. Also performed under the name, the Riverside Ramblers. In 2003 the band celebrated its 70th anniversary with founding members Luderin Darbone and Edwin Duhon still performing as active members. 1997 Grammy Award nominee for their album, Deep Water.
From the description of Oral history interview with the Hackberry Ramblers. 1983 June 9; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1983 June 9. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58840920