Posts Tagged Louisiana

Beau Jocque

I distinctly remember the first I heard the late great Mr. Beau Jocque  for the first time.  I was playing guitar for Joe Douglas and Bayou Magic back around 1991-1992.  Joe said, “Hey T-boy, I got something I want you to listen to.” He then played Beau Jocque’s  new album – Beau Jocque & the […]

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What’s in a name? Everything, if you want to claim to be Cajun

Click the play button – Amosmoses: So you think you’re a Cajun! OK, so you were born and raised in South Louisiana. You eat crawfish and hunt alligators. You can pronounce boudin, Courtboullion, and Atchafalaya, no sweat. You have what those other people think is a funny accent. I hate to be the one to […]

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What is Cajun?

Cajuns are an ethnic group mainly living in Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of Acadian exiles (French-speaking settlers from Acadia or Nova Scotia, in the maritime provinces of what is now Canada). Today, the Cajuns make up a significant portion of south Louisiana’s population, and have exerted an enormous impact on the state’s culture. If […]

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Cajun Accent

Play Song Amosmoses: This post contains the correct pronunciations of Cajun family names as well as everyday words and phrases, they’re not pronounced the way they look! The links at the bottom of this page opens the lists of Cajun names and words with audio samples. The first thing I notice when I travel a […]

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Saints Super Bowl Highlights

Saints and Colts Super Bowl Highlights JOKE: Boudreaux Goes to Hell Boudreaux dies and goes to hell. The devil visits him and asks, “How do you like hell, Boudreaux?” Boudreaux sits there smiling and says, “It’s very nice, thank you, like a June day in Louisiana.” The devil frowns, turns up the dial a notch, […]

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