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RAINBOW WALTZ. Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Related songs include Lawrence Walker's "'Tits Yeux Noirs" and "Country Waltz (1)," and also the original "Valse à 'Tit 'Dam Hanks." The song is named for a nightclub, remarks Raymond Francois (1990).
Source for notated version: Austin Pitre  (1918-1981, La.) [Francois].
Printed sources: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 456-457.
Recorded sources: Arhoolie Records, Savoy-Smith Cajun Band - "Now and Then" (1996). Swallow Records 45-108. Austin Pitre (1960). Swallow Records SW-LP6041, Austin Pitre.
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Hear the tune played by the Savoy-Smith Cajun Band on youtube.com