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J'ai été au bal [videorecording] = (I went to the dance) : the Cajun and zydeco music of Louisiana / a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachowitz, Maureen Gosling ; produced and directed by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz.

Other Title:
I went to the dance.
Cajun and zydeco music of Louisiana.
Publication:
El Cerrito, Calif. : Brazos Films, c1990.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Cajun music.
Zydeco music -- Louisiana.
Songs, Cajun French -- Louisiana.
Musicians, Cajun -- Louisiana.
Zydeco musicians -- Louisiana.
Cajuns -- History.
Folk music -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.
Local subjects:
Ethnic music recordings, Cajun -- Louisiana.
Ethnic music recordings -- Louisiana.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Summary:
Looks at the Cajun-zydeco countryside, its people and their dance halls blended with performances of the music and the recollections of its musicians. Features historical sequences about Joe Falcon, Amede Ardoin, Iry LeJeune, Harry Choates, and others.
Participant:
Featuring Michael Doucet, Clifton Chenier, Queen Ida, Wayne Toups, Walter Mouton, Rockin' Sidney, Marc & Ann Savoy, Dennis McGee, Odile Falcon, Canray Fontenot, Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold, and others.
Credits:
Editor, Maureen Gosling; narrators, Barry Jean Ancelet, Michael Doucet; cinematographer, Les Blank.
Notes:
Music sung predominantly in French, with English subtitles.
Documentary.
Copyright date from cassette label.
VHS.
"BF 103."
Contributor:
Blank, Les. , Director, Producer
Strachwitz, Chris. , Director, Producer
Gosling, Maureen. , Editor
Brazos Films. , Producer
ISBN:
093377903
OCLC:
24392485
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