Tit Galop Pour Mamou

About this Recording

Dewey Balfa and his brothers perform this ditty about a man who sold his mule for fifteen cents to buy some red candy for the kids, as well as some sugar and coffee for the old folks. 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."

Fiddler and vocalist Dewey Balfa performs this ditty about a man who sold his mule for fifteen cents to buy some red candy for the kids, as well as some sugar and coffee for the old folks. He is accompanied by brothers Rodney on guitar and vocals, as well as Will, on fiddle. 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 Balfa Brothers
Date 17 February, 1972
Repository Jean-Pierre Bruneau
Collection Les Haricots Sont Pas Sal├ęs
Number 23
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