Arcadian One-Step

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Arcadian One-Step

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 Region    United States
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 History    USA(Deep South)
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 Artist    Joseph Falcon
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 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia 40513F (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1929


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ARCADIAN ONE STEP. Cajun, One step. USA, Louisiana. The tune was originally recorded in 1929 by Cajun accordion player Joseph Falcon. Harry Smith (Folkways FS1952, 1952) writes: “The accordion, one of the most basic Arcadian instruments, is seldom heard in the states north of Louisiana.”

Recorded sources: Columbia 40513F (78 RPM), Joseph Falcon (1929). Folkways FA 1952, "Anthology of American Folk Music, vol. 2: Social Music" (1952).

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