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Cajun musician Moise Robin was the second accordionist that fiddler Leo Soileau had a regular duo with. The two began performing together in 1928, shortly after Soileau's first partner, Mayeus LaFleur, was shot. Robin was 17 at the time he and Soileau began playing dances. Sometimes they also performed as a trio, with Soileau's wife Joyce accompanying on guitar and vocals. Within a year of forming, the duo recorded; and while they were away recording, Robin did not eat, and slep... Read more

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