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CASSE PAS MA TETE (Don't Nag Me). AKA - "Aie ye yaille, Adea, Cogne P'us su' ma Tete" (Oh It Hurts, Adea, Quit Thumping on My Head). Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB(Vocal)AABB(Vocal)AABB. Raymond François (1990) translates the title as "Don't Nag Me", noting the phrase is used locally to mean stop nagging or constantly worrying someone about a particular thing. The alternate title is from Dewey Balfa who said the tune was "an old song that I learned from my daddy who learned it from his grandparents" (quoted in François, 1990).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Dewey Balfa (La.) [François].

Printed sources : - François (Yé Yaille Chère!), 1990; pp. 63-64.

Recorded sources: - >Swallow Records SW-LP6020, Dewey Balfa.



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