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Jimmy C. Newman

The “C” means Cajun, and even though a lot of Jimmy C. Newman’s early nation material has small swamp stylings, he created a fusion on many 1960s albums that set up him being a forerunner in Cajun-country music. Newman was created on August 27, 1927, in Great Stage, LA; as …

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Dewey Balfa

A seminal amount in the revival of traditional Cajun music, fiddler Dewey Balfa was among his indigenous culture’s most impassioned ambassadors, helping introduce the Cajun audio to countless brand-new fans throughout the world and inspiring a whole generation of performers to explore their root base. Blessed March 20, 1927 in …

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