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J’ai Été Au Bal / I Went to the Dance (1989)

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The definitive film, by Les Blank and Chris Strachwitz, on the history of the toe-tapping, foot-stomping music of French Southwest Louisiana. The film includes many Cajun and Zydeco greats, featuring Michael Doucet and BeauSoleil, Clifton Chenier, Marc and Ann Savoy, D.L. Menard, and many others. DVD includes additional bonus footage and commentary.

A film by Les Blank, Chris Strachwitz, and Maureen Gosling
84 minutes
1989
ISBN: 0-933779-03