Music Credits

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Music Credits for Jo-EL Sonnier

Year/Album/Artist/Credit

2018
The Odyssey
John Schneider
Musician/ accordion

2017
Ruffled Skirts
John Schneider
Musician/accordion

2015
Cajun Country
Craig Duncan
Cajun Accordion

2015
Yesterday's Gone
T'Monde
Composer

2014
The Very Best Johnny Cash Duets
Johnny Cash
Composer

2014
The Box Set Series: Contemporary Country Hits
Primary Artist

2013
The Legacy
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Liner Notes, Vocals, Harmonica, Accordion, Quotation Author, Composer

2012
Bootleg, Vol. 4: The Soul of Truth
Johnny Cash
Harmonica, accordion

2012
Come on Joe/Have a Little Faith
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Harmonica, Accordion, Vocals (Background), Bass, French Accordian, Composer

2012
The Complete Columbia Album Collection
Johnny Cash
Accordion, Concertina, Harmonica

2011
Louisiana Artists for the Bicentennial
Primary Artist

2011
Where's That Music Coming From
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Harmonica, Accordion, Vocals (Background), Composer

2009
Are You Happy with Him
Big John Hamilton
Composer

2009
My Turn
Tanya Tucker
Featured Artist

2009
Theme Time Radio Hour: Season 2
Primary Artist

2008
Cajun Christmas
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist

2008
Cajun Hymns
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Main Personnel, Accordion

2008
Cajun Memories
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Accordion, Button Accordion, Composer

2008
Cajun Tradition
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Accordion, Arranger, Composer

2008
Collections: Best of Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
Main Personnel

2008
The Real Deal
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Composer

2008
The Tour Collection [Box Set]
Dolly Parton
Primary Artist

2007
Cajun: Essential Guide
Primary Artist

2007
Country Duets: 20 Hits
Primary Artist

2007
Don Montoucet et Ses Amis
Don Montoucet
Composer

2007
Hits from a Honkytonk
Primary Artist

2007
Jerry Adams
Primary Artist

2007
Rare Country Hits: 20 Hard to Find Country Classics
Primary Artist

2007
The Best of Country [BMG
Primary Artist

2006
The Best of Mel McDaniel
Mel McDaniel
Composer

2006
The Ultimate Collection [Madacy 3 Disc]
George Strait
Composer

2005
Cajun Mardi Gras
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Accordion

2005
Chronicles
George Strait
Composer

2005
The Legend [Columbia]
Johnny Cash
Main Personnel, Accordion

2005
The Only Redneck Album You Will Ever Need
Primary Artist

2004
Country Heartbreak [Box Set]
Primary Artist

2004
Do You Know How It Feels?
John Leger
Composer

2004
Greatest Collection [2004]
George Strait
Composer

2004
Real 80's: Country
Primary Artist

2003
Café Cajun: Swamps & Squeezeboxes, Fiddles & 'Gators
Arranger, Primary Artist

2003
Country Drinking Songs [K-Tel] [Alternate Tracks]
Primary Artist

2003
Early Recordings: 1935-1950
Hackberry Ramblers
Composer

2003
Hooked on Country [K-Tel UK
2003]
Primary Artist

2003
Horsepower
Chris LeDoux
Guest Artist, Primary Artist

2003
New Orleans Party Songs
Primary Artist

2003
Original Artist Hit List
Mel McDaniel
Accordion, Composer

2003
Real 80's Country [Disc 3]
Primary Artist

2003
The Rough Guides: American Roots Box
Primary Artist

2002
Cajun Classics: Kings Of Cajun At Their Very Best [Ace 2002]
Composer

2002
Cajun Music: The Essential Collection
Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar (Rhythm), Button Accordion, Primary Artist

2002
Everything Good
Gaither Vocal Band
Accordion

2002
Global Songbook Presents: Cajun & Zydeco
Composer

2002
L.A. Sessions
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Accordion, Composer

2002
Louisiana Party Collection: Cajun and Zydeco Classics
Primary Artist

2002
Most Awesome Line Dancing, Vol. 3
Primary Artist

2002
Texas Gold/Wheelin' & Dealin'
Asleep at the Wheel
Accordion

2002
Walk On Water Kind of Day
Crossway
Accordion

2001
25 Years of Stony Plain
Primary Artist

2001
Avec Un Couer Pour Mon Papa
Matthew Courville
Composer

2001
Best of Country [Madacy 2001]
Primary Artist

2001
Cajun & Zydeco: Aligator Walk
Composer

2001
Cosmic Grooves: Pisces
Performer, Primary Artist

2001
Putumayo Presents: Cajun
Primary Artist

2001
Rockabilly Blues
Sleepy LaBeef
Guest Artist, Accordion

2001
The Best Recordings of the Touchet Family & Friends
Touchet Family
Composer

2001
The Language of New Orleans, Vol. 6: Cajun
Producer, Composer, Primary Artist

2000
American French Music
Performer, Primary Artist

2000
Cajun Gold
Performer, Primary Artist

2000
Cajun Pride
Cajun 1
Primary Artist

2000
Cajun Valentino
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Composer

2000
Christmas Across America: Midwest
Primary Artist

2000
Classic Country Crate
Performer, Primary Artist

2000
Country Favorites [Madacy 2000]
Performer, Primary Artist

2000
Country Favorites: 80's. Vol. 1
Primary Artist

2000
Country Inspirations [Direct Source]
Performer, Primary Artist

2000
Dolly Parton & Friends at Gold
Dolly Parton
Primary Artist

2000
Highway 90
Shane Theriot
Accordion

2000
Retrospective
Indigo Girls
Accordion

2000
Tumbleweed
Clay Greenberg
Guest Artist, Cajun Accordian, Featured Artist

1999
Cajun & Zydeco Jamboree
Producer, Arranger, Accordion, Performer, Primary Artist

1999
Cajun Blood
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Accordion, Guitar (Rhythm), Pre-Mastering, Annotation, Composer

1999
Cajun Heat Zydeco Beat
Producer, Vocals, Guitar, French Accordian, Primary Artist

1999
Floyd's Early Cajun Singles
Primary Artist

1999
Lessons Learned
Jambalaya
Composer

1999
Spark
Julian Dawson
Accordion

1999
Take Your Shoes Off
Robert Cray
Guest Artist

1999
The Nashville Sessions
Leftover Salmon
Guest Artist, Accordion, Performer, Featured Artist

1998
Cajun Magic: Instrumentals from Louisiana
Producer, Arranger, Performer, French Accordian, Primary Artist

1998
Cajun Waltzes
Producer, Vocals, Accordion, Drums, Guitar (Rhythm), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1998
Here to Stay
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Accordion, Composer

1998
Louisiana 2: Live from the Mountain Stage
Vocals, Accordion, Performer, Primary Artist

1998
Maiden of Mysteries: Music of Enya
Taliesin Orchestra
Accordion

1998
Rough Guide to Cajun & Zydeco
Performer, Primary Artist

1998
Ruby Lovett
Ruby Lovett
Composer

1997
A Celebration of Blues: Great Louisiana Blues
Vocals, Accordion, Performer, Primary Artist

1997
Blue Plate Special
Prairie Oyster
Guest Artist

1997
Cajun Classics [K-Tel]
Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1997
Cajun Cookin' [Easy Disc]
Vocals, Performer, French Accordian, Primary Artist

1997
Cajun Greats
Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Drums, Guitar (Rhythm), Performer, French Accordian, Primary Artist

1997
Cajun Pride
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar, French Accordian, Composer

1997
Cajun Saturday Night [Easydisc]
Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Accordion, Drums, Guitar (Rhythm), Performer, French Accordian, Primary Artist

1997
California Jukebox
The Flying Burrito Brothers
Guest Artist, Accordion, Primary Artist

1997
Honky Tonk Boogie
Performer, Primary Artist

1997
Mardi Gras Party Time
Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1997
Over the Line
The Bellamy Brothers
Guest Artist

1997
This Is Cajun Country
Performer, Primary Artist

1996
20 Years of Stony Plain
Performer, Primary Artist

1996
Boogie in the Mud: Southern Swamp Guitar
Danny James
Performer, Primary Artist

1996
Cajun & Zydeco Classics
Primary Artist

1996
Cajun Country
Arranger, Performer, Primary Artist

1996
Cajun Dance Hall
Arranger, Performer, Primary Artist

1996
Cajun Young Blood
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Composer

1996
Cookin' Cajun
Eddy Raven
Producer, Primary Artist, Accordion, Performer, Composer

1996
Golden Heart
Mark Knopfler
Accordion

1996
In My Lifetime
Neil Diamond
Musician/accordion

1996
Live in Canada
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Accordion

1996
Louisiana Live from Mountain Stage
Vocals, Accordion, Performer, Primary Artist

1996
Polka! All Night Long
Jimmy Sturr
Accordion, Button Accordion

1996
Portraits
Emmylou Harris
Accordion, Triangle
1996
RCA Nashville Classics: The '80's
Primary Artist

1996
Southern Style
Kelly Thibodeaux & Etouffee
Composer

1996
Swampland Jewels
Swampland Jewels
Performer, Primary Artist

1996
Tennessee Moon
Neil Diamond
Accordion

1995
Cajun Kids
Jo-EL Sonnier
Primary Artist
Accordion

1995
The Best of the Indigo Girls
Accordion

1995
Blues Live from Mountain Stage
Composer

1995
Fifty Years of Country Music from Mercury
Primary Artist

1995
Greatest Hits Collection
Alan Jackson
Guest Artist, Accordion

1995
Hot Cajun Country
Performer, Primary Artist

1995
Legends Project: I Am an Eagle
Legends Project
Accordion

1995
Louisiana Spice
Producer, Vocals, Accordion, Drums, Guitar (Rhythm), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1995
Man
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
Guest Artist, Vocals, Accordion, Composer

1995
More Cajun Music
Jimmy C. Newman
Composer

1995
More Cajun Music & Zydeco
Arranger, Performer, Primary Artist

1995
Only One Moon
Prairie Oyster
Accordion

1995
The Real Music Box: 25 Years of Rounder Records
Performer, Primary Artist

1995
Young Blood
Jerry Lee Lewis
Composer

1994
C'est Fun: Cajun Classics
Performer, Primary Artist

1994
Cajun Roots
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Accordion, Drums, Guitar (Rhythm), Composer

1994
Feelin' Good Train
Sammy Kershaw
Guest Artist, Accordion

1994
Hot Stuff Catalog Sampler , Vol. 2
Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1994
Rite Hand
Kieran Halpin
Accordion

1994
Swamp Ophelia
Indigo Girls
Guest Artist, Accordion

1993
Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On
Mel McDaniel
Accordion, Composer

1993
Bayou Deluxe: The Best of Michael Doucet & Beausoleil
Michael Doucet
Accordion

1993
Country Dance Party [K-Tel]
Performer, Primary Artist

1993
Love Gets Strange: The Songs of John Hiatt
Performer, Primary Artist

1993
Slow Dancing with the Moon
Dolly Parton
Accordion, Performer

1993
Walk On
Bruce Carroll
Accordion

1992
Best of Mountain Stage Live, Vol. 3
Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Accordion, Performer, Primary Artist

1992
Cajun Dance Hall Special
Arranger, Vocals, Accordion, Performer, French Accordian, Primary Artist

1992
Cajun Party
Vocals, Performer, Primary Artist

1992
Hello Happiness Again
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion

1992
The Complete Mercury Sessions
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion, Composer

1992
The Essential Johnny Cash 1955-1983
Johnny Cash
Harmonica, Accordion

1992
The Great Adventure
Steven Curtis Chapman
Accordion

1991
Alligator Stomp, Vol. 2
Performer, Primary Artist

1991
Lou'siana Dance Party
Guitar

1991
Maverick
Hank Williams
Guest Artist, Accordion

1991
Tears of Joy
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Guitar (Acoustic), Accordion, Composer

1990
Alligator Stomp, Vol. 1
Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1990
Brand New Dance
Emmylou Harris
Guest Artist, Triangle, French Accordion

1990
Ghost of a Dog
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians
Guest Artist, Accordion

1990
Have a Little Faith
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion

1990
Lone Wolf
Hank Williams
Guest Artist, Accordion, French Accordion

1989
Cajun Spice
Vocals, Accordion, Guitar (Rhythm), Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1989
The Best of Cajun Country
Vocals, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1989
White Limozeen
Dolly Parton
Guest Artist, Accordion

1987
14 Cajun Hits
Arranger, Performer, Primary Artist

1987
Columbia Records 1958-1986
Johnny Cash
Accordion

1987
Come on Joe
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion

1987
Louisiana Scrapbook
Vocals, Harmonica, Accordion, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist

1987
Patty Loveless
Patty Loveless
Composer

1986
Jimmy C. Newman & Cajun Country
Jimmy C. Newman
Composer

1986
King of America
Elvis Costello
Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Accordion, French Accordion

1985
Something Special
George Strait
Composer

1982
I Just Came Home to Count the Memories
John Anderson
Composer

1979
Cajun Valentine
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Drums, Composer

1979
Hurricane Audrey
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion

1979
Scene Today in Cajun Music
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Accordion

1979
Silver
Johnny Cash
Harmonica, Accordion

1978
Gone Girl
Johnny Cash
Composer, Accordion

1978
I Would Like to See You Again
Johnny Cash
Composer

1976
Wheelin' & Dealin'
Asleep at the Wheel
Accordion

1975
Cajun Life
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist, Arranger, Vocals, Harmonica, Drums, Guitar (Rhythm), French Accordion, Composer

1975
Elite Hotel
Emmylou Harris
Accordion, Composer

Ain'ts No More/Tiger's Teeth
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist

Best of Festivals Acadiens El Créoles 2002
Composer, Primary Artist

Cajun Accordion Kings (And the Queen)
Composer, Primary Artist

Cajun Band
Cameron Dupuy / Zachary Fuselier / Phillip Huval
Composer

Cajun Dancehall Band
High Performance
Composer

Collaborations Vol. 1: The Big Easy Connection
YMCA Center for the Creative Arts
Primary Artist
Incredible Collections
Primary Artist

Kiss On the Wind
Derek Toomey
Accordion, Featured Artist

Pianography
Earl Poole Ball
Composer

Rockin' Cajun
Jo-El Sonnier
Primary Artist

Swampland Jewels
Primary Artist
The Best of Country [BMG]
Primary Artist