Jo-El Sonnier

Jo-El Sonnier

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Popular Songs

Evangeline Special (Live)
3:26
Jambalaya/Bayou Pon Pon (Cajun Memories Album Version)
4:14
Cajun Life
2:38
Pass My Hat (feat. Jo-El Sonnier)
2:58
When The Saints Go Marching In
2:39

Singles

I Wouldn't Be Me Without You (feat. Brent Mason, Paul Leim, Glenn Worf, Tim Akers & Jo-El Sonnier)
3:47
Good Ole Boys (feat. Tanya Tucker, Steve Wariner, John Conlee, T.G. Sheppard, Jo-el Sonnier, Mathew Nelson, Gunnar Nelson, Heidi Newfield, Bobby Bare & T Graham Brown)
4:52
Cajun Life
2:38

Biography

Jo-El Sonnier

Jo-El Sonnier (/ʒoʊˌɛl sɒnˈjeɪ/; born October 2, 1946, in Rayne, Louisiana) is an American singer-songwriter and accordionist who performs country music and Cajun music. Originally signed to Mercury Nashville Records, Sonnier charted several minor singles on the Billboard country charts in the late 1970s. By the late 1980s, he had signed to RCA Records, breaking through with the Top Ten hits "No More One More Time" and a cover of Richard Thompson's "Tear Stained Letter". Although his chart success waned by the late 1980s, he has continued recording music. He has recorded more than thirty albums, primarily on independent labels. On February 8, 2015 Jo-El won a Grammy Award for Best Regional Roots Music Album.