Description: Robert Jardell (accordion), Dewey Balfa (fiddle), Tony Balfa (triangle), and a Mr. Lebauve (guitar) perform "La Valse Orphelin (The Orphan's Waltz)" at The Hut. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew in Scott, Louisiana, August 1983.
About the session: Cajun cowboys; string bands; zydeco groups; fiddlers, and scenes from the Cajun and creole Mardi Gras celebrations. Performers include Dennis McGhee; Dewey Balfa; Canray Fontenot; Michael Doucet; and Boozoo Chavis.
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