VariousLouisiana Cajun And Creole Music, 1934: The Lomax Recordings

Label:Swallow Records – LP-8003-2
2 x Vinyl, LP
Genre:Blues, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Country Blues, Cajun, Religious, Folk


The Hoffpauir Family
A1Elita*, Mary* And Ella HoffpauirSix Ans Sur Mer2:52
A2Elita HoffpauirLes Clefs De La Prison1:49
A3Elita*, Mary* And Ella HoffpauirJ'ai Vu Lucille0:24
A4Julian Hoffpauir*La Belle Et La Capitaine5:05
A5Julian Hoffpauir*Une Fille De Quatorze Ans4:18
A6Julian Hoffpauir*Mademoiselle Emélie2:55
A7Elita HoffpauirTout Un Beau Soir En Me Promenant2:09
Fiddles And Accordions
B1Unknown ArtistCajun Waltz0:45
B2Wayne Perry (2)Creole Blues1:25
B3Wayne Perry (2)Cajun Waltz1:15
B4Wayne Perry (2)Cajun Waltz1:15
B5Wayne Perry (2)Cajun Two-Step1:15
B6Segura BrothersViens Donc T'assir Sur La Croix De Ma Tombe2:40
B7Edier SeguraJoe Féraille2:28
B8Edier SeguraUn Té Pas Gain De L'air3:37
B9Oakdale CarrièreCatin, Prie Donc Pour Ton Nègre1:42
B10Paul Junius Malveaux And Ernest LafitteBye-Bye, Bonsoir, Mes Parents1:24
B11Paul Junius Malveaux And Ernest LafitteTous Les Samedis2:53
Ballads, Laments And Drinking Songs
C1Mr. BornuBelle2:05
C2Jesse StaffordJe M'endors1:22
C3Fenelon BrasseauxJe Me Suis Marié0:42
C4Fenelus* And Cleveland SonnierTrinquons0:33
C5Fenelon Brasseaux, Isaac* And Cleveland SonnierLa Chanson Des Savoy1:38
C6Fenelus SonnierLa Chanson De Théogène Dubois0:55
C7Lanese Vincent And Sidney RichardJ'ai Marié Un Ouvrier3:17
C8Lanese Vincent And Sidney RichardMadame Gallien2:23
C9Lanese Vincent And Sidney RichardJe M'ai Fait Une Maitresse3:03
C10Davous BérardLes Amours Sont Courts1:12
C11Davous BérardMes Amis, Je Suis Gris1:38
C12Edier SeguraLe Pays Des Étrangers1:10
Zarico, Juré And The Blues
D1Wilfred CharlesDégo2:07
D2Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance SingersJ'ai Fait Tout Le Tour Du Pays1:48
D3Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance SingersS'en Aller Chez Moreau1:46
D4Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance SingersJe Me Veux Marier1:38
D5Joseph Jones (3)Blues De La Prison4:44
D6Cleveland Benoit And Darby Hicks (2)Là-Bas Chez Moreau4:18
D7Austin Coleman (2), Washington* And Sampson BrownFeel Like Dying In His Army3:47
D8Jimmy Peters And Ring Dance SingersRockaway1:37

Companies, etc.


  • Engineer [Sound Editor]Floyd Soileau
  • GraphicsBenny Graeff
  • PhotographyBrasseaux 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




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