• Various Artists - Bayou Two-Step - Cajun Hits From Louisiana 1929-1962

Louisiana is a cultural melting pot of French, Spanish, African and Native American cultures and it is here that the Cajun genre was born.

This 51 track, 2CD set features some of the biggest songs of the genre and some of the most popular artists who recorded between 1929 and 1962.

Features possibly the biggest Cajun hit in the form of Cleveland Crochet's 'Sugar Bee' which was the first Cajun song to reach the Billboard Hot 100. In fact many of these singles were also big sellers in the Southern States although they never charted.

Fully detailed liner notes.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. OSSON - JOE FALCON w/ THE BREAUX BROTHERS
2. LA VALSE DES YEUX BLEU (Blue Eyes Waltz) - BREAUX FRERES
3. PINE GROVE BLUES - NATHAN ABSHIRE
4. OLD TIME WALTZ - TEXAS MELODY BOYS
5. AIN'T NO MORE - TEXAS MELODY BOYS
6. FRENCH BLUES - NATHAN ABSHIRE & HIS ACCORDION
7. LE TWO STEP DE VILLE PLATTE - ELISE DESHOTEL & THE LOUISIANA RHYTHMAIRES
8. NEW ORLEANS WALTZ - NATHAN ABSHIRE & HIS ACCORDION
9. YOU MUSTN'T CRY - FLOYD LEBLANC & HIS FRENCH FIDDLE
10. DURALD TWO STEP - AMAR DEVILLIER & HIS LOUISIANA JAMBALEERS
11. SCRAMBLED EGGS - SANDY AUSTIN, THE FABULOUS FRENCHMAN & HIS CAJUNS
12. JOLIE, PETITE JULIETTE - NATHAN ABSHIRE & HIS ACCORDION
13. VALSE DE LAKE CHARLES - HARRY CHOATES & HIS FIDDLE
14. LE COTE FAROUCHE DE LA VIC - SHUK RICHARD & HIS LOUISIANA ACES
15. MADAM ENTELLE TWO STEP - SHUK RICHARD & HIS LOUISIANA ACES
16. BREAUX BRIDGE WALTZ - FLOYD LEBLANC & HIS FRENCH FIDDLE
17. TON PAPA TA MAMA MA STA DA ALL (Your Mom And Dad Threw Me Out) - LAWRENCE WALKER & HIS WANDERING ACES
18. MIDNIGHT BLUES - CLEVELAND CROCHET
19. LA VALSE DE LOVE LANE - SIDNEY BROWN
20. SHA BA-BA (Chere Bebe) - SIDNEY BROWN
21. LES BON TEMPS - LAWRENCE WALKER
22. LA CUCARACHA (Boora Rhumba) - NATHAN ABSHIRE
23. MAMA ROSIN - NATHAN ABSHIRE vocals/ LITTLE YVONNE LA BLANC
24. NORTH SIDE DOOR- ADAM HERBERT & THE COUNTRY PLAYBOYS
25. DRUNKARD'S BLUES - LOUIS CORMIER & THE MOONLITE PLAYBOYS

Disc 2

1. OPELOUSAS WALTZ - AUSTIN PITRE & THE EVANGELINE PLAYBOYS
2. NEW LOVE BRIDGE WALTZ - LINUS TOUCHET
3. CLOVER CLUB SPECIAL - LINUS TOUCHET
4. DURALD WALTZ - IRY LE JUNE
5. CAFÉ CHAUD - LEROY BROUSSARD
6. LA VALSE DE PAUVRE GARCONNET - LEROY BROUSSARD
7. DONNEZ-MOI COLINDA (Give Me Colinda) - ADAM HERBERT & THE COUNTRY PLAYBOYS
8. VALSE A ALIDA - ALDUS ROGER & THE LAFAYETTE PLAYBOYS
9. TEE YEAUX BLEU - 13 YEAR OLD JOEL SONNIER & HIS FRENCH ACCORDIAN & DUSON PLAYBOYS
10. I'D LIKE TO KNOW - ADAM HERBERT & THE COUNTRY PLAYBOYS
11. TWO STEP DE BAYOU TECHE - AUSTIN PITRE & THE EVANGELINE PLAYBOYS
12. FONT KEE-LOT TWO STEP - SIDNEY BROWN
13. SUGAR BEE - CLEVELAND CROCHET & THE HILLBILLY RAMBLERS
14. SWEET THING - CLEVELAND CROCHET & HIS BAND OF SUGAR BEES
15. FOR THE LAST TIME - ADAM HERBERT & THE COUNTRY PLAYBOYS
16. TWO STEP A TANTE ADELE - AUSTIN PITRE & THE EVANGELINE PLAYBOYS
17. THE BACK DOOR - D. L. MENARD w/ BADEAUX & THE LOUISIANA ACES
18. MAMOU HOT STEP - MAURICE BARZAS & THE MAMOU PLAYBOYS
19. CAJUN TWIST - THE CAJUN TRIO
20. VALSE DE JOLLY ROGERS - D. L. MENARD w/ BADEAUX & THE LOUISIANA ACES
21. CAJUN SPECIAL - ALDUS ROGER & THE LAFAYETTE PLAYBOYS
22. MIDNIGHT WALTZ- LAWRENCE WALKER
23. COMING HOME - JAY STUTES & ALL THE SUGAR BEES
24. FAUT PAS QU' TU M'OUBLIES - J. B. FUSILIER & HIS ACCORDION
25. T'ES TROP JEUNE POUR TOI T'MARIER (Too Young To Marry) - J. B. FUSILIER & HIS ACCORDION
26. CAJUN LAND TWIST - BUCK MOUHART 'THE FLYING CAJUN'

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 12/06/2015
UPC Bar Code No 604988080827

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Various Artists - Bayou Two-Step - Cajun Hits From Louisiana 1929-1962

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