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Joseph Falcon

Among the pioneers of Cajun music, Falcon made the very first commercial Cajun saving, “Lafayette” (“Allons…Lafayette”) along with his wife Cleoma in 1928. Cleoma’s basic acoustic guitar and emotive performing, powered by Joe’s crying accordion, was an instantaneous strike in Cajun nation, foisting a local stardom within the group, who …

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Amédé Breaux

Amede Breaux recorded approximately two dozen tunes between 1928 and 1951. With siblings Cleoma Breaux Falcon, Clifford Breaux, and Ophey Breaux, he 1st documented “Poor Hobo,” “Jolie Blonde,” and “Stage It Fast.” Later on, he and his two brothers became a member of forces because the Breaux Brothers Band. The …

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