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Letter: Missing a great American musician

American accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco (a.k.a. Stanley Dural, Jr.)

American accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco (a.k.a. Stanley Dural, Jr.) will perform on June 29, 7:30 p.m. at Town Park Point Lookout. Pictured, Buckwheat Zydeco performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Presented By Shell - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana. (April 30, 2010) Photo Credit: Getty

In your section on 2016 celebrity passings, you neglected to mention Stanley Dural, also known as Buckwheat Zydeco [Dec. 30].

Zydeco appeared on Long Island many times — at the Inter-Media Arts Center in Huntington, Theatre Three in Port Jefferson and the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett. He always put on a good show for Long Islanders, and he deserved a mention in your paper.

Michael Doskotz, South Setauket

Correction: The spelling of Michael Doskotz has been corrected. His name was misspelled in the original version.

 

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