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Cajun House Party

Cajun House Party

Although not a household name outside of his native Louisiana, Wallace “Cheese” Read (1914 – 1981) was recognized among his peers as a precise and knowledgeable Cajun fiddle player in the style of the Cajun fiddlers of the 1930s. The first 17 songs in this collection were recorded in 1979 in Eunice, Louisiana, with Marc Savoy sitting in on a number of tracks playing accordion and fiddle. The remaining tracks include “field” recordings made by Dr. Harry Oster in the late 1950s.

Track Listing

101
Bayou Pom Pom Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:10
102
One Step A Chaumont Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:17
103
Les Veuves De La Coulee Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:06
104
Read's Two-Step Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:09
105
Tolan Waltz Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:11
106
Grand Texas Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:26
107
Bosco Stomp Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:15
108
Chere Mama Creole Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:51
109
Le Pays De L'acadien Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:15
110
Keep A Knocking Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:33
111
Tu M'as Quitte Dans La Louisiane Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:57
112
Perrodin Two-Step Wallace "Cheese" Read 1:20
113
Cankton Waltz Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:29
114
J'ai Laisse De La Maison Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:23
115
'Tit Canard Mulet Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:49
116
Mamou Two-Step Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:20
117
Louisiana Two-Step Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:18
118
Parting Waltz Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:15
119
Saute Crapeau Wallace "Cheese" Read 1:39
120
La Branche Du Murier Wallace "Cheese" Read 1:44
121
Chere Meon Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:01
122
Madame Sosthene Wallace "Cheese" Read 1:36
123
Chere Tout-Toute Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:00
124
Mamou Breakdown (Perrodin Two-Step) Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:02
125
La Valse De Mauvaise Penchant (Drunkard's Waltz) Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:32
126
Mon Coer (Est Barre) Dans L'armoire Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:37
127
Battle Of New Orleans Wallace "Cheese" Read 1:58
128
Chere Bebe Wallace "Cheese" Read 3:21
129
Valse De L'anse Maigre (Mauvaise / Evil One) Wallace "Cheese" Read 2:28

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