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Harry Choates

Harry Choates
Born: Dec 26, 1922 in Rayne, LA
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Died: Jul 17, 1951 in Austin, TX
Genre: Country
Biography: Harry Choates was not only one of the most influential musicians in the history of Cajun music, but one of its most tragic figures. A wild and imaginative fiddler, Choates wrote such classic tunes as the Cajun national anthem, "Jole Blon," and popularized such songs as "Allons à Lafayette." Recording ...Read full biography
Devil in the Bayou - The Gold Star Recordings
Released: 2002
Label: Bear Family Records
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Jole Blon: The Original Cajun Fiddle Of Harry Choates
Released: 1979
Label: Glad Music
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The title cut has become the "Cajun national anthem," plus many other great fiddle-led Cajun tunes. ~ Jeff Hannusch, Rovi ...Read full review
More Harry Choates albums: Main Albums (2), Compilations (6)