Bayou Pompon

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 Theme code Index    5H5H5H5H 5H4H3H2H
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Meter/Rhythm    Two-Step
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Deep South)
 Structure    AAB(Vocal)ABB(Vocal)AAB(Vocal)A(Vocal)ABB(Vocal)AA
 Editor/Compiler    Raymond François
 Book/Manuscript title    Yé Yaille Chère!
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 36-38
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1990
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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BAYOU POMPON. Cajun, Two-Step. USA, southwestern Louisiana. D Major. Standard tuning. AAB(Vocal)ABB(Vocal)AAB(Vocal)A(Vocal)ABB(Vocal)AA. Angelas LeJeune, who composed the song and recorded it in 1929, was one of the best Cajun musicians and singers. There are many versions of this old song, according to Raymond Francois (1990).

Source for notated version: accordion player Angelas LeJeune (La.) [Francois].

Printed source: Francois (Ye Yaille, Chere!), 1990; pp. 36-38.

Recorded source: Old Timey Records OT-114, Angelas LeJeune.