Joe and Cleoma Play Cajun Music, Old-Style

By mid 1930s a large wave of English-speaking immigrants had come to French-speaking southwest Louisiana to work the oil fields. At the same time many Cajuns moved westward into Texas. This brought both British and Texan sounds to Cajun songs. To appreciate some of this old-style Cajun music, listen, in this video, to Joe Falcon and Cleoma Breaux perform “Osson.”

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