Valse des Meches
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VALSE DES MECHES (Waltz of the Reed Marshes). Cajun, Waltz. USA, Louisiana. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA(Vocal)AABB(Vocal)AABBA. Raymond Francois (1990) comments on the huge marshes (and the mosquitoes!) of south Louisiana near the Gulf of Mexico, "with reeds higher than a man's head." A related song is Ambrose Thibodeaux's "Ton 'tit bec est doux."