Hip et Taiaud
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HIP ET TAIAU(D). AKA and see "Huppes Taiauts (Les)," "T'as Vole Mon Chapeau." Cajun. The song is an old cajun tune about a mysterious creature, women or a couple of dogs ('hip et taiaud' or 'les huppes taiauts') who prowl about stealing things off the farm, engendering the ire of the farmer which makes them return the items. Recorded by Cajun accordianists Amédé Breaux (1900-1973) in 1934, and Joseph Falcon (for Arhoolie) c. 1963.
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Recorded sources: Forward (2) – R2 71808, BeauSoleil - "L'Écho" (1994). Flying Fish FF-275, "Blue Flame Stringband" (1982). Ace Records, Nathan Abshire - "The Great Cajun Accordionist" (1995).