Lomax made a field trip to southwest Louisiana in 1934, where he recorded Wayne Perry.
He trades her again for corn, peanuts next time, and so on. Oscar "Slim" Doucet, the accordion player, does two songs here with a man named Chester Hawkins on guitar: Waxia (Wauksha) Special (reprised in splendid fashion by Les Freres Michot on their new CD La Roue qui Pend!For such an isolated group as the Cajuns, their musicians sure were tuned in to the popular music of the day. But you could still hear really old sounds dating far back even while these modern influences were at work.And when Cajun musicians took from the popular culture of the day, you could be sure they'd put their own stamp on it and give it a unique twist, making it their own. The lovely Creole Waltz done by the Fawvors has the lyrics associated later with Tout Les Deux Pour la Meme (Both for the Same) by Lawrence Walker. Varise Conner remembers his friendship with Fuselier in a touching interview on the Louisiana Folk Masters cd.He's sprawled back in a gray UCLA T-shirt, a sweet smile on his face.A sweet, smitten smile as he looks down at a tiny baby dressed in pink lying on his chest.Miller is sitting on the couch when he gets an assist from Ryker.