Leo Soileau

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    Une Piastre IciLeo Soileau
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    Hackberry HopLeo Soileau
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    La Blues De Port ArthurLeo Soileau
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    Ma Jolie Petite FilleLeo Soileau
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    La Bonne Valse (Good Times Waltz)Leo Soileau

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        Leo Soileau was one of the dominant Cajun musicians of the 1930s and early '40s. His more than 100 recordings included such influential tunes as "Hackberry Hop," "La Gran Mamou," La Valse De Gueydan," and his greatest hit, "Jolie Blonde." Taught the fiddle by influential Cajun fiddlers Dennis McGee and Sady Courville, Soileau made his recording debut, in 1928, when he joined with accordionist Mayeus Lafleur to record the second Cajun record ever, "He Mon." Following Lafleur's de... Read more

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