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Re: Re: Re: The essentials - Jolie Blonde

Good points all around.

I remember hearing Jolie Blonde performed at the Traildust Steakhouse in Dallas a few years ago. Naturally, they played it instumentally and did the Harry Choates version, but it was still cool to hear.

Just a quick footnote, French Canadians refer to their girlfriends as "ma blonde", regardless of her hair color.

Ma blonde est une tete rousse,

Nick B.

Re: Re: Re: Re: The essentials - Jolie Blonde

Some people in Europe think that Jolie Blonde is the hymne of Cajun Country.
So it must be an essential.
Most cajun songbooks for fiddle or accordion content often the same songs.
When starting most people see these songs as essentials.
When people play longer they discovered there own essentials.
It's depending of what they like.

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The essentials - Jolie Blonde

The irony of Jolie Blon' is you see couples rush to dance to it, when the lyrics are so dang sad!? Aren't they?


Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The essentials - Jolie Blonde

Depends on the perspective, I have known people who were glad when their jolie fille left for another, maybe felt a little sorry for the other guy. And like the song says, she aint the only one in this world.

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: The essentials - Jolie Blonde

Touché mon ami! Thanks for clearin' that up! See you soon! ~T! (R!CK)

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