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Louisiana / Cajun Music #112185

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Henderson, LA: Al Dale) Revival of Louisiana Cajun and Creole music featured. Recording of Cajun and Creole music in Louisiana in 1934 by Library of Congress researchers recalled; details given, historical film shown. Role of folklorist and musician Michael Doucet and Barry Ancelet of University of Southwest Louisiana in revival detailed. [ANCELET -discusses search for musicians featured in forgotten 1934 recordings.] Original musicians and families featured. [Daughter of 1934 singer Odette ROY - sings father's songs.] [1934 singer Lanese VINCENT - describes recordings.] [Granddaughter of 1934 singer Phyllis BORQUE - says never expected to hear grandfather's music.] [Grandson of 1934 singer Tim HOFFPAUIR - says proud of family's role in music.]

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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