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Fri December 21, 2012
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Ville Platte record store to close, online sales remain

Credit Offbeat

A Ville Platte, La., record store specializing in Cajun, zydeco and swamp pop music will close Saturday, Dec. 22. Floyd Soileau opened Floyd’s Record Shop in 1956. In its heyday, Soileau had more than 20 employees working his retail and wholesale business. But the digital age changed everything. Soileau plans to keep the mail-order business open.

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