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Louisiana Creole music sound recording / recorded and annotated by Gérard Dôle

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Data Source
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Notes
Program notes by Gérard Dôle in English, and song lyrics in French with English translation (8 p.) in container.
Eraste Carrière: accordion; Inez Catalon: vocals; Lynn Dozart: fiddle; Fremont Fontenot: accordion; Ray Fontenot: triangle; Etienne Lewis: accordion; Bee Fontenot: vocals.
Track information
101. La Robe Parasol
102. Je suis un homme d'une grande famille
103. La Valse a defunt Theodore Dejean
104. Mazurka
105. Interview with Eraste Carriere
106. Contredanse and Shoefly Swing
107. Bonjour la bonne annee
107. Je vois la lune belle et longue
107. En allant a mon lit
108. Halleluya
109. Bonne nuit mam
110. Mardi Gras
111. J'endors mon petit
112. Courte Danse and Shoefly
113. Mazurka: Soleil apres lever
201. La Porte de la Prison
202. Hey Tite Mama
203. Soleil est proche couche
204. Du papier dans mon soulier
205. J'ai pris mon ch'min
206. Hey catin
207. Les Deux cousines
208. Tit poulet
209. Dixieland
210. Les Blues de la Prison
211. Bully Jack
Publisher number
FA 2622 Folkways Records
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
commentator
Dôle, Gérard
performer
Carrière, Eraste 1900-1983
Catalon, Inez
Dozart, Lynn
Fontenot, Fremont
Fontenot, Ray
Lewis, Etienne
Fontenot, Bee
album cover design
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006
Date
1978
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type
Phonograph records
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Local number
FW02622
Folkways 2622
Culture
Creoles Louisiana
Topic
Folk music
Folk songs, Cajun French dialect
Cajun music
Creoles
Solo instrument music
Waltzes
Mazurkas
Oral history
Prisoners' songs
Place
Louisiana
Restrictions & Rights
Restrictions on access