In 1993 with the New Orleans Saints starting the season 5 & 0, WWL 870am's Buddy D said "if the Saints make it to the Superbowl I will wear a dress to the game, and I'm going to need a tentmaker to make the dress since I am so big"!   On that day, Abdul D. Tentmakur was born.  I called in to offer my services in making the dress, and from that point on became a regular fixture on the pre and post game shows. 
   At the start of the 1999-2000 season, I started writing song parodies about the Saint's players, coaches, etc. and singing them live on the radio.  After an article about Abdul by Angus Lind, and then a story on Ch. 4 news with Jim Henderson, the fans wanted copies of the songs, so I decided to record a CD, and donate the proceeds to charity.  Now five CD's later, and over $30,000 donated to various local charities, here we are.

   Jan. 2005: It is with great sorrow that I have to announce the death of Buddy D.  Buddy passed away on Jan 7th, at the age of 73 of a heart attack.  Without Buddy D, there would not have been an Abdul.  Buddy's pre and post game shows were the avenue not only for my songs, but also a vent for all of the frustrated Saints fans.  He was always nice to me and my family, and supported me in everything I did.  He was a good friend, and he will be sadly missed......God Bless you Buddy!

 

Click on one of the buttons below to order any of my six Saint's song CD's!

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Book Abdul , as a solo act for a small club or party, or book Abdul and the Tentmakers for any parade or event.

Abdul & the Tentmakers are: Al "Abdul" d'Aquin/Vocals,guitar Randy "Neck" Autin: bass guitar, vocals
EJ Sanchez: lead guitar
Chuck"Whoop Daddyy"Falcone: drums,vocals.

Abdul & the Tentmakers are a fun exciting band that will make any event a memorable occasion.

Below is a sample of some of the tunes from the Tentmaker's Song List

Pride & Joy      Stevie Ray Vaughn
Brown Eyed GirlVan Morrison
Sweet Home Alabama    Lynyrd Skynyrd          
Tupelo Honey    Van Morrison
Wonderful Tonight    Eric Clapton       
What I Like about You      The Romantics
Boogie Shoes                   KC & Sunshine Band  
All Summer Long                     Poision
I Feel Good                             James Brown
All of your Abdul Favorites!



Having performed at Tipatinas in New Orleans, Birdie's Roadhouse, The Famous Flora Bama, and Irish Kevin's in Key West, Abdul can also entertain as a solo act performing all of your favorites, along with some songs that will make you laugh (and blush).

Call 504 858-3465 or 228 826-0475, or email me using the email button on this page for booking information, song and price list.



"NO PLUGS"
Swamp Dogs
Win the Game
Big Rick
Aaron Brooks got Game
Gone for the Holidays
Bad Bad L'roi Glover
Swamp Dog Bash
Buddy D's Good
The Day Jim Haslett Got Hired
One Superbowl Season
Playoff Game
The Wreck of the Cruise Inspiration

"BLACK & GOLD FAN"
Swamp Dog (remix)
Black & Gold Fan
I''m just glad I got to see them Play
St. Louis got run over by New Orleans
Hap's Song
Don't mess around with Jim
I Got Friends in Domed Places
Willie Roaf
The Saintsation Blues
Hokie's Song
Doin it in the Dome
Empty Superdome

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It's Different Down Here

It's Different Down Here
Kyle Turley
Ole Sammy Knight
Joe Horn is Dynamite
The Beerman
Buddy D's Good
The Big Lunch Boogie
What I Like About Deuce
The Crabnet
Hofman Music
Doc's Hunting Club
Buddy's Song

Run Reggie Run
Who Dat Nation
Buddy's Song
Call him Drew Brees
A Hero to Me
Big Smooth
Goodbye Joe
Who Dat
Cajun Cannon from South Lafourche
It's Finally Next Year in New Orleans

I Bleed Black and Gold
It's Finally Next Year in New Orleans
Bayou Beast
Dirty Bird Jambalaya
Payton Place of Pain
Cajun Cannon 09
Who Dat Nation
Keep the Faith
         Abdul D. Tentmakur CD's
  A great addition to your Mardi Gras Parade
With a cordless mic, and Mousey...
we don't just play music...we entertain your crowd!
Live at the Flora Bama 2007
Live at the Flora Bama 2009
Bama crowd with Abdul on stage
Live at Irish Kevins in Key West 2008
  Live at Tips with Barry
  On the floor of the Superdome with the Tentmakers & Mousey at the Bengals game in 2005
  To order cd's click on one of the buttons below or go to CD Order page
Box Set..all 5 cd's $55
Box Set..all 5 cd's $55
Different down here $12
Different down here $12
Black and Gold Fan $12
Black and Gold Fan $12
No Plugs $12
No Plugs $12
Buddy's Song $12
Buddy's Song $12
Finally Next Year $15
Finally Next Year $15
Book Abdul for your parade, party, dance etc:
Either with Abdul and the Tentmakers, or as a Solo act!