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OLD HOME WALTZ (Mon Vieux Home). Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. See also Aldus Roger's related tune, "Lafayette Playboy's Waltz." The original was by singer and steel guitarist Shirley Bergeron (1933-1995), always accompanied by his father Alphee on accordion. The pair recorded through the 1950's and 1960's. The song has been covered by a number of Cajun musicians, including the Savoy Family Cajun Band.

Shirley Bergeron

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

Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 434-435.

Recorded sources: Lanor Records LP510 (also on LP1000), Shirley & Alphee Bergeron.




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