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Cajun Social Music
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 36 mins
Both live and studio performances by legends of French Louisiana. Abshire, Duhon, Savoy, Courville, and other names now widely known outside of Cajun country are captured here. The beauty and vitality of this wonderful musical culture are unique. Reissue of Folkways 2621 from 1975.

"Unpolished and spontaneo...

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 36 mins
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Saturday Night San Antonio: Tex-Mex Dance Music
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(Folkways Records, 1982), 31 mins
"While Tex-Mex music is commonly thought of as the folk music that’s popular along the Texas-Mexico border, ironically, it knows no borders when it comes to musical influences. Several selections on this album reach back to Germany and Poland for their roots, while a rhythm like cumbia goes back to Africa by wa...
(Folkways Records, 1982), 31 mins
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Deep Polka: Dance Music from the Midwest
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produced by Richard March (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 8 mins
Deep Polka brings out the vitality and variety of the Polka and related European-derived dance music played by bands throughout the upper Midwest today. Although little known outside this region, these important and enduring music traditions bring thousands of people together to dance almost every weekend. Outst...
produced by Richard March (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1998), 1 hour 8 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1960), 32 mins
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(Folkways Records, 1980), 48 mins
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Breux Bridge Waltz
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composed by Clifton Chenier, 1925-1987; produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-; performed by Clifton Chenier, 1925-1987, The Red Hot Louisiana Band; in Clifton Chenier: Zydeco Sont Pas Sale (Arhoolie Records, 1997), 4 mins
composed by Clifton Chenier, 1925-1987; produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1931-; performed by Clifton Chenier, 1925-1987, The Red Hot Louisiana Band; in Clifton Chenier: Zydeco Sont Pas Sale (Arhoolie Records, 1997), 4 mins
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Waltz Medley
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performed by The Lost & Found; in Lost & Found: Love, Lost & Found (Rebel, 2009), 5 mins
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