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CHÈRE MAM' (Dear Mom). Cajun, Two-Step? USA, Louisiana. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA(Vocal)AABB(Vocal)AABB(Vocal)BBAA. According to Raymond Francois (1990), Amede Breaux is credited with composing this song, first recorded by Mayuse LaFleur and Leo Soileau in 1928. Related songs include Mayuse LaFleur's "Mama, Where You At?" and Amede Breaux's "He, Mom."

Source for notated version: Gervais Quibodeaux and Ambrose Thibodeaux (La.) [Francois].

Printed source: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 73-74.

Recorded source: La Louisiane Records LL-143, Ambrose Thibodeaux.


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