Bebe Creole

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 Theme code Index    1H1H1H 51H1H
 Also known as    Creole Baby
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Cajun/Creole
 Meter/Rhythm    Waltz/Valse/Vals
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    3/4
 History    USA(Deep South)
 Structure    A(Vocal A)A(Vocal B)B(Vocal A)A(Vocal B)B(Vocal A)A
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Raymond François
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Yé Yaille Chère!
 Tune and/or Page number    pp. 43-46
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1990
 Artist    Biography:Dennis McGee
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Old Timey Records OT-108
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

BEBE CREOLE (Creole Baby). Cajun, Waltz. USA, southwestern Louisiana. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). A(Vocal A)A(Vocal B)B(Vocal A)A(Vocal B)B(Vocal A)A. Raymond Francois explains that the term Creole refers to having origins in the French part of Louisiana. He notes the term has shifted meaning along racial lines only in modern times, with blacks from the region now referring to themselves as Creole while whites call themselves Cajun (formerly a derogatory term). A related song is "C'est Pas la Peine Tu Brailles."

Printed source: Francois (Yé Yaille, Chère!), 1990; pp. 43-46.

Source for notated version: Dennis McGee (La.) [Francois].

Recorded source: Old Timey Records OT-108, Dennis McGee.