Canray Fontenot

    Canray Fontenot

    • Canray Fontenot
    Canray Fontenot

    Canray Fontenot

    • Canray Fontenot

    Canray Fontenot

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    Jig CajinCanray Fontenot
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    Tes Parents Ne Veulent Plus Me Voir (Your Folks Don't Want To See Me No More)Canray Fontenot
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    LoritaCanray Fontenot
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    Les Barres De La Prison (The Prison Bars)Canray Fontenot
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    Allons DanserCanray Fontenot

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        Canray Fontenot was dubbed as the "last of the great Creole and Cajun fiddlers" by Chris Strachwitz of Arhoolie Records With his primitive style of playing the fiddle, accented by the rhythmic stomping of his bare feet, Fontenot was one of the last players of the pre-zydeco Creole style of music popularized in the 19th century. His original songs, including "Joe Pitre a Deux Femmes," "Les Barres de la Prison," and "Bonsou Moreau" have become staples of Cajun repertoires. Fon... Read more

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