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Bayou memories [sound recording] : Louisiana French folk songs and dance tunes / interpreted by Gérard Dôle

Catalog Data

Dôle, Gérard  Search this
Vadunthun, Marie-Paule  Search this
Album cover design:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
French  Search this
Phonograph records
Program notes by D.S. Smith and song lyrics in Cajun and English (4 p.) inserted in container.
Words and music in part by Gérard Dôle.
Gérard Dôle, fiddle, accordion, jaws harp, mouth organ, guitar, vocal ; Marie-Paule Vadunthun, alias George Mama Cool, guitar, vocal.
Recorded between Jan. 1977 and Dec. 1978.
Track information:
101. Allons a Lafayette
102. La Prairie ronde
103. La Valse du grand bois
104. Chere 'tite Vaillonne
105. Les Talles de Ronces
106. Comptines
107. Evangeline
108. La Valse du grand chemin
109. La Complainte de la Nouvelle-Acadie
201. Oh si j'aurais des ailes
202. La Valse du Bayou Nez Pique
203. Derriere chez moi
204. Mon aimable catin
205. La Valse a Johnny Doucet
206. Par derriere chez mon Grand-Pere
207. Mon mechant ivrogne
208. Theogene Dubois
209. Bayou Pompon
Publisher number:
FA 2625 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:
Cajun music  Search this
Folk songs, Cajun French dialect  Search this
Folk dance music  Search this
Waltzes  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 2625
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections