A fortunate, unique record of cultural history, with songs of joy and pride and common woes. Segura Brothers tearing it up on accordion and vocal, from a December 16, 1928 session in New Orleans!
A time of great music whose influence we cannot forget. Haunting, uncommonly tender folk music from fiddler Delma Lachney, vocalist Blind Uncle Gaspard, and accordion player John Bertrand.
—Abigail Kathleen Photography Photos From left are Dr.
Vincent June, SLCC Vice Chancellor of Student Services and interim Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs; Mike Tarantino, Iberia Industrial Development Foundation president and CEO ; Jude Hebert, Cleco originator; Jermaine Ford, SLCC Associate Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Development; Cyndi Provost, Iberia Parish Government executive assistant; Lana Fontenot, SLCC Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement; Joey Zagar, President and CEO of Bayou Welding and Technologies and Trident Group and SLCC Foundation board member.
He sometimes played accordion for the KEUN Mamou Hour Cajun Band led by Sady Courville when Revon Reed was the host from Fred Tate's. Playing frottoir and singing with Ambrose Thibodeaux on accordion, live 1977 from Fred's Lounge in Mamou, Les Haricots Sont Pas Sales.
Danced to his exciting band at Coz's Blue Goose hall in Eunice around that time, early 80s. The 1920s and 30s were a period of unequalled recording of the musical heritage of our country!
He trades her again for corn, peanuts next time, and so on. Oscar "Slim" Doucet, the accordion player, does two songs here with a man named Chester Hawkins on guitar: Waxia (Wauksha) Special (reprised in splendid fashion by Les Freres Michot on their new CD La Roue qui Pend!
); and Chere Yeux Noirs, not to be confused with 'Tit Yeux Noirs by Lawrence Walker.
With nothing more than the scant, vague promise that a furniture store, for example, could sell a few hundred copies of a local musician's songs, recording companies like Victor, Vocalion, Brunswick, Columbia, Bluebird, and Paramount sent engineers and recording equipment to outposts like New Orleans, San Antonio, Memphis, and Atlanta, or a bus ticket north to headquarters in Camden, New Jersey, Chicago, Richmond, Indiana, Grafton, Wisconsin, etc., and Cajun musicians were among the bunch to record alongside commercial artists like Jimmie Rodgers, jazz greats like Johnny Dodds, ragtime guitarists like Blind Blake, ladies of the blues like Bessie Smith, etc.(The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald) A rainy forecast over the next few days may cause some minor adjustments to the Tri-City area Mardi Gras parade schedule. From left are Grant Pecoraro, Nicky Pecoraro, Queen Hephaestus LVII Grace Pecoraro, Patterson, Kellye Patterson, Captain Joey Dohmann, Tari Bourgeois, Bob Bourgeois, Sissy Daigle and Dane Daigle.But the area’s final two tableaus will go on as scheduled regardless of the weather. —Abigail Kathleen Photography Photos John Sonnier Jr., Landon Gahn and Reid Lovell were awarded respectively: Champion Meat Pen of Rabbits, Best in Show Rabbit and Champion Gray Brahman Bull during the St.Douglas Bellard, a black fiddler, was the playing partner of the great Amede Ardoin before Ardoin decided to go with fiddler Dennis Mc Gee, a white man who could offer him more protection when playing before crowds in those racially segregated days. Here Douglas is accompanied by Kirby Riley, accordion.These songs by Bellard and Riley are extremely rare!