Various ‎– Louisiana Cajun And Creole Music (1934: The Lomax Recordings)

Swallow Records ‎– LP-8003-2
2 × Vinyl, LP


The Hoffpauir Family
A1 Elita*, Mary* And Ella Hoffpauir Six Ans Sur Mer 2:52
A2 Elita Hoffpauir Les Clefs De La Prison 1:49
A3 Elita*, Mary* And Ella Hoffpauir J'Ai Vu Lucille 0:24
A4 Julian Hoffpauir* La Belle Et La Capitaine 5:05
A5 Julian Hoffpauir* Une Fille De Quatorze Ans 4:18
A6 Julian Hoffpauir* Mademoiselle Emélie 2:55
A7 Elita Hoffpauir Tout Un Beau Soir En Me Promenant 2:09
Fiddles And Accordions
B1 Unknown Artist Cajun Waltz 0:45
B2 Wayne Perry (2) Creole Blues 1:25
B3 Wayne Perry (2) Cajun Waltz 1:15
B4 Wayne Perry (2) Cajun Waltz 1:15
B5 Wayne Perry (2) Cajun Two-Step 1:15
B6 Segura Brothers Viens Donc T'Assir Sur La Croix De Ma Tombe 2:40
B7 Edier Segura Joe Féraille 2:28
B8 Edier Segura Un Té Pas Gain De L'Air 3:37
B9 Oakdale Carrière Catin, Prie Donc Pour Ton Nègre 1:42
B10 Paul Junius Malveaux And Ernest Lafitte Bye-Bye, Bonsoir, Mes Parents 1:24
B11 Paul Junius Malveaux And Ernest Lafitte Tous Les Samedis 2:53
Ballads, Laments And Drinking Songs
C1 Mr. Bornu Belle 2:05
C2 Jesse Stafford Je M'Endors 1:22
C3 Fenelon Brasseaux Je Me Suis Marié 0:42
C4 Fenelus* And Cleveland Sonnier Trinquons 0:33
C5 Fenelon Brasseaux, Isaac* And Cleveland Sonnier La Chanson Des Savoy 1:38
C6 Fenelus Sonnier La Chanson De Théogène Dubois 0:55
C7 Lanese Vincent And Sidney Richard J'Ai Marié Un Ouvrier 3:17
C8 Lanese Vincent And Sidney Richard Madame Gallien 2:23
C9 Lanese Vincent And Sidney Richard Je M'Ai Fait Une Maitresse 3:03
C10 Davous Bérard Les Amours Sont Courts 1:12
C11 Davous Bérard Mes Amis, Je Suis Gris 1:38
C12 Edier Segura Le Pays Des Étrangers 1:10
Zarico, Juré And The Blues
D1 Wilfred Charles Dégo 2:07
D2 Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance Singers J'Ai Fait Tout Le Tour Du Pays 1:48
D3 Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance Singers S'En Aller Chez Moreau 1:46
D4 Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance Singers Je Me Veux Marier 1:38
D5 Joseph Jones (3) Blues De La Prison 4:44
D6 Cleveland Benoit And Darby Hicks (2) Là-Bas Chez Moreau 4:18
D7 Austin Coleman (2), Washington* And Sampson Brown Feel Like Dying In His Army 3:47
D8 Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance Singers Rockaway 1:37

Companies, etc.


  • Engineer [Sound Editor]Floyd Soileau
  • GraphicsBenny Graeff
  • Photography – Brasseaux Family, Hoffpauir Family, Sonnier Family, Vincent Family
  • Photography By [Additional Historic Photographs From The Farm Securities Administration Collection In The Library Of Congress]Russell Lee (3)
  • Photography By [Contemporary]Philip Gould
  • Producer, Engineer [Sound Editor]Michael Doucet
  • Producer, Liner Notes, Translated By, Transcription ByBarry Jean Ancelet
  • Recorded ByJohn Avery Lomax*
  • Recorded By, Liner Notes [Introduction], Photography By [From The Archive Of American Folksong In The Library Of Congress]Alan Lomax
  • Transcription ByFlorence Perinet


Recorded for The Library Of Congress in 1934 in Louisiana, USA.

Gatefold sleeve & attached 25 pp. booklet with extensive liner notes, photos and texts.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): VPAG-SWLP-8003-2-1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): VPAG-SWLP-8003-2-2-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side C): VPAG-SWLP-8003-2-3-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side D): VPAG-SWLP-8003-2-4-B
  • Pressing Plant ID (On labels): VPAG