Street Cries and Creole Songs of New Orleans

Adelaide Van Wey FW02202 / FA 2202

On this unique album, Adelaide van Wey sings Creole songs in the distinctive patois of New Orleans and performs street cries from the eastern United States. Zither accompaniment adds an enigmatic touch to each rhyme.

Year Released 1956
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1956 Folkways Records

Genre(s) American Folk; Cajun
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Piano; Vocals; Zither
Subject(s) Cries; Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival
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101 Remon Adelaide Van Wey 1:16
102 Salangadou Adelaide Van Wey 2:00
103 Lu-Lu-Lu Adelaide Van Wey 2:11
104 Aine, De, Toué Adelaide Van Wey 1:36
105 Pauv' Piti' Mom'zelle Zizi Adelaide Van Wey 1:38
106 Jacques, Jacques Adelaide Van Wey 1:45
201 Compère Lapin Adelaide Van Wey 0:43
202 Papa Va Peché Adelaide Van Wey 1:28
203 Tan' Siro' É Dou' Adelaide Van Wey 1:21
204 Maison Denise Adelaide Van Wey 1:00
205 Hominy Man Adelaide Van Wey 0:21
206 Sand Seller Adelaide Van Wey 0:27
207 Pepper Pot Adelaide Van Wey 0:26
208 Rag Man Adelaide Van Wey 0:32
209 Horseradish Seller Adelaide Van Wey 0:27
210 Flower Vendor Adelaide Van Wey 0:27
211 Cantelope Vendor Adelaide Van Wey 0:29
212 Praline Seller Adelaide Van Wey 0:36
213 Scissors Grinder Adelaide Van Wey 0:52
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