Valse de Creve de Faim

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VALSE DE CREVE DE FAIM (The Starvation Waltz). Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Raymond Francois (1990) states the song is really a blues tune, though played at a faster tempo, as does Hobo Bertrand, it can be danced like a waltz. A related song is Leopold Francois' "Working Blues."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - "Hobo" Bertrand (La.) [Francois].

Printed sources : - Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 100-101.

Recorded sources : - Goldband Records GB-1136, Hobo Bertrand.




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