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Songs, tales, ditties and dances [sound recording] : "little creatures and the big animals" of the bayous and the prairies of southern Louisiana / with Gerard Dole

Catalog Data

Dôle, Gérard  Search this
Vadunthun, George "Mama Cool"  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Cajun  Search this
Americans  Search this
French  Search this
Phonograph records
United States
Cover design by Ronald Clyne.
Notes by Dole in French and English with song texts and glossary (7 p. ; copy) inserted in original cover. Note translations by Dave Smith.
Gérard Dôle, recitations, melodeon, fiddle, jaw harp, mouth organ ; George "Mama Cool" Vadunthun, guitar, jaw harp, triangle, vocals.
Recorded in August 1978 with two Nagra III and Reyer microphones.
Related materials may be found in the Moses and Frances Asch Collection, also held by this repository. Related materials may include correspondence pertaining to the recording, original cover art designs, production materials, business records, and audiotapes from studio production.
Track information:
101. Compere Lapin
102. Les Tits Poux D'Bois
103. Hip et Taiaut
104. Chat Vit Rot
105. Saute Crapaud
106. Macaque Rigodon
107. Vieux Boeuf Charlot
108. Chien Jaune et Chien Caille
109. Tit Galop, Tit Galop
110. Caillette
111. Gros Bruin
112. Valse Ourse
113. Gigue des Mouches a Feu
114. Cochon Lacaboyo
115. La Queue de Tortue
116. Bonne Nuit des Animaux
117. Dodo Tit Poulette
201. Compere Bouki, Compere Lapin
202. Two-Step des Cache-Caches de Prairie
203. Le Tit Chien Blanc
204. Cousine Sauterelle
205. Le Ver Luciole
206. Si J'aurais des Ailes
207. Garnouille Citrouille
208. Corbeau Ruine-Babine
209. Serpent Sonaille
210. Les Maringouins
211. Adele Armadelle
212. Betailles Amoureuses
213. Cribisse
214. La Noce a Quaouaron
215. Faut Pas Marrer Taiaut
216. Maringouin Perdit son Temps
217. Gros Cochon Violon
218. Tit Cochon Roti
219. Tit Toro Caille
220. Minette Gros Dos
221. Fais Dodo Minette
Publisher number:
FCS 77860 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:
Children's songs, French  Search this
Storytelling  Search this
Children's songs  Search this
Cajun music  Search this
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Violin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Melodeon (Button-key accordion)  Search this
Jew's harp  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 77860
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections