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J'ai été au bal [videorecording] = I went to the dance : roots of Cajun and Zydeco music / a film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz & Maureen Gosling.

Other Title:
I went to the dance
Roots of Cajun and Zydeco music
Publication:
El Cerrito, CA : Brazos Films, c2003.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Cajun music -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.
Cajun music -- Louisiana.
Zydeco music -- Louisiana.
Zydeco music -- Louisiana -- History and criticism.
Songs, Cajun French -- Louisiana.
Documentary films.
Local subjects:
Ethnic music recordings -- Louisiana.
Ethnic music recordings, Cajun French -- Louisiana.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Performances.
Language:
Sung predominantly in Cajun French.
System Details:
DVD.
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:
Clifton Chenier ; Queen Ida ; Walter Mouton ; Rockin' Sidney ; Balfa Brothers ; Marc & Ann Savoy ; D.L. Menard ; Nathan Abshire ; Michael Doucet & Beausoleil ; John Delafose ; Wayne Toups ; "Bois Sec" Ardoin ; Chuck Guillory ; The Hackberry Ramblers ; Dennis McGee ; Boozoo Chavis ; Canray Fontenot ; Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold ; Barry Jean Ancelet, Michael Doucet, narrators.
Credits:
Editor, Maureen Gosling ; cinematographer, Les Blank.
Notes:
Documentary.
"A film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz & Marueen Gosling"--Container.
Inspired by Ann Savoy's book 'Cajun music : a reflection of a people.
"30 minutes of previously unreleased 'Lost & Found' bonus footage"--Container.
Contributor:
Blank, Les.
Strachwitz, Chris.
Gosling, Maureen.
Ancelet, Barry Jean.
Doucet, Michael.
Brazos Films.
OCLC:
52691415
Publisher Number:
BF-103 DVD Brazos Films.
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