Hack a Moreau (Le)

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HACK A MOREAU, LE (Moreau's Hack). Cajun, Waltz. USA, Louisiana. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The hack referred to in the song, according to Raymond Francois (1990), is a horse-drawn cart (later a motor bus) filled with merchandise and poultry cages, a sort of store on wheels which traded along rural routes in Louisiana. A related song is "Fille a Jasman (La)."

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

Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille Chère!), 1990; p. 158.

Recorded sources: Swallow Records SW-LP6049, Joe Bonsall.




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