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“Hey Madeleine!" by Gérard Dôle and his Backdoor Cajuns
Performed by Frenchman Gérard Dôle and his band, The Backdoor Cajuns, the material on this album comes from early recordings of Cajun music. According to Dôle, a "backdoor Cajun" is someone not born in Louisiana who has nonetheless become very attached to the music.
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