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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Iry LeJune

*28-10-1928 Pointe Noire, LA, - +08-10-1955
by Henk Scholts
SESSIONS
1948 Houston, TX. - Iry LeJune with the Oklahoma Tornadoes (Iry LeJune [vcl/accordion], Floyd LeBlanc [fiddle] + unknown musicians)
001 RCO 630A LOVE BRIDGE WALTZ Opera 105/Goldband GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 Ace CDCHD 428
002 RCO 631B EVANGELINE SPECIAL 105/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
1949 KAOK Radio Station, Lake Charles, LA. - Iry LeJune and his Lacassine Playboys (Iry LeJune [vcl/accordion], Eddie Shuler [gt], Duckhead Cormier [gt], Robert Bertrand [drums], Wilson Grainger [fiddle]. Producer: Eddie Shuler)
003 CALCASIEU WALTZ Folk Star F-100/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
004 LACASSINE SPECIAL F-100/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
005 TECHE SPECIAL F-101/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
006 TE MONE F-101/ GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
1952 poss. Goldband Recording Srudio, 313 Church Street, Lake Charles, LA – Iry LeJune
007 JOLIE CATIN Goldband GF-102/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
008 LA VALSE DE CAJIN (CAJIN WALTZ) GF-102/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
009 GRAND NUIT SPECIAL (BIG NIGHT SPECIAL) GF-103 1024/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
010 LA VALSE DE GRANDE CHEMIN (THE WALTZ OF THE BIG ROAD) GF-103 1024/GLP 7740 GLP 7771 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
27 January 1953 Lacasinne, LA.- Iry LeJune (Producer: Eddie Shuler)
011 G-1096-1 LA VALSE DE BAYOU CHENE 1096/GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
012 G-1096-2 CHURCH POINT BREAKDOWN 1096/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741/CDCHD 428
1953 unknown, LA – Iry LeJune (Producer: Eddie Shuler)
013 TNT 105-1 BAYOU PON PON SPECIAL TNT 105/Old Timey 111 GRCD-7741 CDCHD 428
014 TNT 105-2 WALTZ OF THE MULBERRY LIMB 105 Goldband 1103/ OT 111 CDCHD 428
TNT leased masters from Eddie Shuler
1954 unknown, LA – Iry LeJune (Producer: Eddie Shuler)
015 2587/GF 1195-A DON'T GET MARRIED Folk Star 1195/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
016 2588/GF 1195-B CONVICT WALTZ 1195 Goldband 1219/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
1955 unknown, LA – Iry LeJune (Producer: Eddie Shuler)
017 6805/GF 1198-A IT HAPPENED TO ME 1198 LP 7740 / CD 7741 / CDCHD 428
018 6806/GF 1198-B PARTING WALTZ 1198 / LP 7740 / CD 7741 / CDCHD 428
1952-1955 poss. Goldband Recording Srudio, 313 Church Street, Lake Charles, LA/Lacassine, LA – Iry LeJune (Producer: Eddie Shuler)
019 G1041-A I WENT TO THE DANCE (J'AI ÉTÉ AU BAL) Goldband 1041 (1)/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
020 G1041-A GRANDE BOSCO 1041 (2)/ GLP 7741 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
021 G1041-B DURALDO WALTZ 1041 (1,2)/GLP 7741 GLP 7738 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
022 I MADE A BIG MISTAKE 1057/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
023 COME AND GET ME 1057/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
024 DONNEZ MOIMON CHAPEAU (DONNEZ MOL MOU CHAPEAU) (CATCH MY HAT, IT’S TIME TO GO) 1103/GLP 7740 GR-CD 7741 CDCHD 428
025 G1219-1 LA FITTE LA VOVE (LA FILLE DE LA VEUVE) (THE WIDOW’S DAUGHTER) 1219/GLP 7766 CDCHD 428
ca 1969 [overdub session] unknown - Iry LeJune (unknown [bass gt])
026 OR-2 LA BRANCHE DE MURIEE (THE MULBERRY LIMB) 1103/GLP 7741/GR-CD 7741



ALBUMS
Goldband GLP 7740 [LP 7740 on cover] The legendary Iry Lejune, vol. 1: I Went To The Dance; Le Valse De Grande Chemin; Church Point Breakdown; Come And Get Me; Catch My Hat; I Made A Big Mistake; Lacassine Special; Convict Waltz; Don't Get Married; It Happened To Me; Parting Waltz – 68 (reissued in 1992 as part od GR-CD 7741 The Legendary Iry Lejune)
Goldband GLP 7741 [LP 7741 on cover] The legendary Iry Lejune, vol. 2: Grand Nuit Special; Grand Bosco; Durald Waltz; Teche Special; Jolie Catin; La Valse De Cajun; Bayou Chene Waltz; Te Mone; Calcasieu Waltz; Love Bridge Waltz; Evangeline Special; Waltz Of Mulberry Limb – 68 (reissued in 1992 as part od GR-CD 7741 The Legendary Iry Lejune)
(early versions of the Goldband albums are different: LP 7740 has 9 tracks originally; later issues 11 tracks; sometime they have alternate versions of songs.
Ace [UK] CDCHD-428 Ire Lejeune Cajun’s Greatest/ The Definitive Collection: Grand Nuit Special; Grande Bosco; Duraldo Waltz; I Went To The Dance (J'ai Été Au Bal); La Valse De Bayou Chene; I Made A Big Mistake; Come And Get Me; Donnez Moi Mon Chapeau; Waltz Of The Mulberry Limb (TNT); Church Point Breakdown; La Valse Du Grande Chemin; Jolie Catin; La Fille La Vove; Bayou Pon Pon Special; La Valse De Cajin; Don't Get Married; Convict Waltz; It Happened To Me; Parting Waltz; Evangeline Special; Love Bridge Waltz; Teche Special; Calcasieu Waltz; Te Mone; Lacassine Specialb - 92

SINGLES
Opera (1948)
105 Love Bridge Waltz / Evangeline Special - 48
Goldband/*Folk Star (1949-55) [both labels owned by Eddie Suler]
*F-100 Calcasieu waltz / Lacassine special - 49
*F-101 Teche special / Te mone - 50
GF-102 Jolie Catin / La valse de cajin (Cajin waltz) - 52
GF-103 Grand nuit special (Big night special) / La valse de grande chemin (The waltz of the big road) -53 (reissued on Goldband 1024)
TNT 105 Bayou Pon Pon Special / Waltz Of The Mulberry Limb – 53 [leased from Goldband]
*1195 Don't Get Married / Convict Waltz - 54
*1198 It Happened To Me / Parting Waltz - 55
1041 I Went To The Dance (J'ai Été Au Bal) / Duraldo Waltz - 56
1041 Grande Bosco / Duraldo Waltz - ?
1057 I Made A Big Mistake / Come And Get Me -57
1069 La valse de Bayou chene / Church point breakdown – ca 58
1096 La Valse De Bayou Chene / Church Point Breakdown - 59
1103 Donnez Moimon Chapeau (Donnez Mol Mou Chapeau) / La Branche De Muriee (The Mulberry Limb) - 69
1219 La Fitte La Vove / Convict Waltz - 70

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Acknowledgements

Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
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