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The French-speaking settlers who left the Acadian region of Canada for southwest Louisiana in 1764 became known as Cajuns. They brought their traditional ballads and fiddle tunes with them. Music was an essential part of social life among Cajuns at house parties, gatherings, and by the 1920s, at dancehalls. Over time, French-speaking African American Creoles also shared these music traditions. In the days before amplification or microphones, singers had to project their voices high and loud in order to be heard. Even after amplified sound was introduced in the mid-1930s, this characteristic singing style remained the standard among most traditional Cajun vocalists. Lyrics are still sung in French today. "Down-Home Music: The Story of Arhoolie Records" is on display, post-security, in Terminal 2. http://ow.ly/Xj1p50jCwCg This image was posted on November 07, 2018.

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Down-Home Music: The Story of Arhoolie Records
This nonaviation exhibition was on display between September 2018 and June 2019 in the 2A Boomerang Gallery gallery, located in Terminal 2