J'ai Ete Au Bal

About this Recording

Dewey Balfa and his brothers perform this spirited Cajun classic about going to the dance last night, tonight, and, if possible, tomorrow night. The song was recorded in Basile during the early seventies, as part of French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Bruneau's documentary classic "Dedans Le Sud De La Louisiane."

Cajun fiddler and vocalist Dewey Balfa performs this spirited Cajun classic about going to the dance last night, tonight, an possibly tomorrow night. He is accompanied by his brothers Will (fiddle), Rodney (Guitar) and Burkeman (triangle). Terry Bertrand is on banjo.The song was recorded in Basile during the early seventies, as part of French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Bruneau's documentary classic "Dedans Le Sud De La Louisiane."

Creator Dewey Balfa
Date 17 February, 1972
Repository Jean-Pierre Bruneau
Collection Les Haricots Sont Pas Sal├ęs
Number 21
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