Various Artists – Cajun Hot Stuff 1928 – 1940


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Release Date:  2011

Label:  Acrobat Music


Track List

1 Mama, Where Are You At? Leo Soileau & Mayuse Lafleur
2 Saute Crapaud! Columbus Fruge
3 Quelqu’un Est Jaloux Delin T. Guillory & Lewis Lafleur
4 Stop That Delin T. Guillory & Lewis Lafleur
5 Belle Of Point Clare Arteleus Mistric
6 O Bebe! Oscar Doucet & Alius Soileau
7 L’Abandoner Berthemost Montet & Joswell Dupuis
8 Lonesome Blues Floyd Shreve & The Three Aces
9 Alberta Lawrence Walker
10 Mon Vieux D’Autrefois Falcon Trio
11 Jolie Blonde Hackberry Ramblers
12 Lake Arthur Stomp Millers Merrymakers
13 Valse De Marie Buller Rayne-Bo Ramblers
14 Et La Bas Hackberry Ramblers
15 Two Step A’Erby Thibodeaux Boys
16 La Response De Blues De Bosco Happy Fats & His Rayne-Bo Ramblers
17 Crap Shooters Hop Joe Werner & Ramblers
18 Ma ChZre Bouclette JB Fuselier & His Merrymakers
19 Je Va T’Aimer Quand-Mzme Hackberry Ramblers
20 La Veuve De La CoulǸe Happy Fats & His Rayne-Bo Ramblers



The Cajun musical sound of Louisiana is more than often associated with artists form the 1960s like Clifton Chenier and Rockin’ Dopsie. The black artists actually performed in the style known as Zydeco, a mixture of Cajun and Blues. The real Cajun music performed in French by the settlers of the area was a white music more associated with folk and country. It was first recorded in the 1920s and this collection brings together many examples of this rural music form from that decade and the ’30s. Among the artists featured are such pioneers of the genre as The Hackberry Ramblers and The Falcon Trio. Also included is one of the earliest recordings of the Cajun classic “Jolie Blon’. Tracks include “Et Las Bas” (Hackberry Ramblers), “Alberta” (Lawrence Walker), “Jolie Blond” (Hackberry Ramblers), “Lake Arthur Stomp ” (Millers Merrymakers) and ” Mon Viuex D’ Autrefois ” (Falcon Trio).

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