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Keeping Cajun Music Alive

Fiddler and folklorist Michael Doucet plays with the band Beausoleil. He tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross about the history of and techniques involved in the Louisiana-based genre.

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Other segments from the episode on May 29, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 29, 1987: Interview with Michael Doucet; Commentary on newly-discovered folk songs; Interview with Maxine Kumin; Review of the home video release of the television…

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