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Interviews

Friday Meal at Cookhouse
An interviewee describes the much-anticipated Friday meal during the heyday of logging in Margo. (English)

A Margo Mardi Gras
There was a time when Lent was a time of strict observance in the Acadian community. The last chance to really live it up was on Shrove Tuesday, or Mardi Gras. The informant recounts a typical celebration in the logging village of Margo. (English)

Instrumental Music

065-2-Harmonica: Turkey in the Straw
L'informateur, originaire de Rivière-aux-Saumons (Clare), est né vers 1905.

Fiddle Tunes

This fiddle player was raised in Saulnierville Station. He was born around 1910.

065-1-Le coq et la poule (Chicken Reel)
065-1-La John Muise

Songs

009-1-La chanson du Juif Errant
The singer comes from New Edinburgh. She is singing a version of the story of the Wandering Jew. In this version, a 24 verse song first published in 1774, the Wandering Jew is named Isaac Laquedem. The singer consulted a book to get all the lyrics. The song in its entirety lasts approximately five minutes. It can be heard at Le Centre acadien. Click here for lyrics.

022-2-Belle bergère (extrait)
The singer was born in 1911. She was raised in St. Bernard. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien.

057-1-La chanson de "La cruche"
The singer was born in 1894. He lived in Bear Cove.

085-1-Derriere chez-nous
The singer was from Concessions. Click here for lyrics.

154-2-Une chanson inconnue de Mavillette

269-2-La chanson de St-Bernard (extrait)
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien. Click here for lyrics.

269-2-La chanson des nez (extrait)
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien.

269-2-Chanson : " Les extras " (extrait)
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien.

269-2-Chanson : "Et si je vis…"
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment.

269-2-Chanson : "J'ai été bien malade"
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment.

269-2-Le 25 mai
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien. Click here for lyrics, as sung here. Or, click here for another version.

269-2-Chanson : "Les mariés" (extrait)
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien.

269-2-Chanson : "Récit de pipi" (extrait)
The singer, born around 1908, lived in St. Bernard. She provided the organ accompaniment. The recording in its entirety can be heard at Le Centre acadien.

545.2-Amusons-nous jeunesse
This singer was raised in Church Point. Here, he is accompanied by a guitarist, but he was also well-known for singing them a cappella. Click here for lyrics.

545-2-Chanson : "Aller en promenade"
This singer was raised in Church Point. Here, he is accompanied by a guitarist, but he was also well-known for singing them a cappella.

545-2-Chanson : " Écoute ma chanson "
This singer was raised in Church Point. Here, he is accompanied by a guitarist, but he was also well-known for singing them a cappella.

545-2-Le petit bonhomme
This singer was raised in Church Point. Here, he is accompanied by a guitarist, but he was also well-known for singing them a cappella.


 

 

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