At 162 items, you can spend days listening to the wonderful audio recordings in the Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore.  The archives are part of the LOUISiana Digital Library.  University, a growing collection of archival and original materials from all parts of Louisiana.  This archive contains oral history, storytelling and musical recordings.  Most of it’s in Cajun French.  You’ll find musicians like Nathan Abshire, Amede Ardoin, Dennis McGee, Ed and Bee Deshotels, Amede Breaux, Canray Fontenot, Michael Doucet and Beausoleil, Leo Soileau and many, many more.   Marc Savoy talks about the history of the accordion in Louisiana.  Click on the “Audio” icon at left to bring up the description of the recording, then click “Access this item” towards the top.  Your browser must be set up to play MOV files.

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