Cajun Hot Stuff 1928-1940
Catalogue Number: ACRCD127
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).