Les Quatre Vieux Garçons

Les Quatre Vieux Garçons

Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz FW02626 / FA 2626

Les Quatre Vieux Garçons—"The Four Bachelors"—perform a rousing set of Cajun tunes and songs on this album, which features Dewey Balfa and Tracy Schwarz, Tony Balfa, and Peter Schwarz. The members all play multiple instruments. On this album we hear fiddle, accordion, guitar, bass, and vocals.


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Year Released 1984
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1984 Folkways Records

Genre(s) Cajun
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Cajun
Instrument(s) Accordion; Bass; Fiddle; Fiddlesticks; Guitar; Spoons (Musical instrument); Triangle (Musical instrument)
Language(s) French
Subject(s) Adunke; Blues; Cajun music; Folksong revival; Holiday; Jigs; Reels (Music); Topical songs; Two-Step (Dance); Waltz; Weddings
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101 Mardi Gras Jig Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 2:28
102 Dans le Coeur de la Ville Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 3:10
103 Easy Rider Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 4:01
104 Chère Alice Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 3:20
105 Quoi Faire Donc? Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 2:58
106 Wedding March Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 4:08
201 Mardi Gras Song Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 3:35
202 The Poor Old Dirt Farmer Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 3:45
203 15 Years Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 2:09
204 I Washed My Hands in Muddy Waters Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 3:52
205 Dying in Misery Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 2:46
206 Mon Neg est Pas 'Rive Dewey and Tony Balfa, and Tracy and Peter Schwarz 3:09
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