Grand Mamou Blues

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GRAND MAMOU BLUES (Big Mamou Blues). Cajun, Waltz. USA, Louisiana. D Major (Pitre): G Major (Francois/Reed). Standard tuning (fiddle). One part or AB. Related tunes, identified by Raymond Francois (1990), include Varise Connor's "Grand Mamou" (a variation of Pitre's version), Wallace "Cheese" Reed and Raymond Francois' "Grand Mamou," Leo Soileau's "Bonne Valse (La)," Link Davis' "Big Mamou," and Mayuse LaFleur's "Grand Basile" (the original recording).

Source for notated version: Austin Pitre (La.) [Francois].

Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 146-148.

Recorded sources: Swallow Records SW-LP6041, Austin Pitre.




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