Links, Bibliography & DiscographyLinks
http://www.lesblank.com - Filmmaker Les Blank's website including his biography, filmography, articles, and links.
http://www.louisianavoices.org - An informed and impressively organized collection of information on Louisiana's Living Traditions including articles and essays, maps, resources, educational guides and lesson plans, photo gallery, and more!
http://users.erols.com/ghayman - A kind of central clearinghouse for the Cajun and Zydeco music scene, including information, scheduling, bands and artists, writings, festivals and events, promotion, The ZydE-zine magazine, CZ humor, on-line music, and worldwide links.
http://allmusic.com - A extensive listing of commercially released recorded music and artist information, with search and ordering capabilities.
1984 Savoy, Ann Allen. Cajun Music: A Reflection of a People.
1989 Ancelet, Barry Jean. Cajun Music: Its Origins and Development.
1991 Ancelet, Barry Jean, Jay D. Edwards, and Glen Pitre. Cajun Country. U Press of Mississippi.
1991 Ancelet, Barry J., "The Center for Acadian and Creole Folklore: An Experiment in Guerrilla Academics" in Daniel W. Patterson, ed., Sounds of the South. Durham: Duke University Press, 148-154.
1992 Gould, Philip. Cajun Music and Zydeco. Introduction by Barry Jean Ancelet.
1996 Spitzer, Nick. "Mardi Gras in L'Anse de 'Prien Noir: A Creole Community Performance in Rural French Louisiana" in James Dorman, ed., Creoles of Color of the Gulf South. Knoxville: U of Tennessee Press.
1996 Ancelet, Barry Jean. "Zydeco / Zarico: The Term and the Tradition," in James Dorman, ed., Creoles of Color of the Gulf South. Knoxville: U of Tennessee Press.
1998 Sherman, Sharon R., Documenting Ourselves: Film, Video, and Culture, Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1998.
1999 Ancelet, Barry Jean. Cajun and Creole Music Makers. [An updated version of The Makers of Cajun Music, published in 1984.]
2001 Ancelet, Barry Jean. "Cajun Music," in The American Musical Atlas, ed. Jeff Todd Titon. New York: Macmillan.
2001 Ancelet, Barry Jean. "Cajun Music," in Grove's Encyclopedia of Music. New York: Grove's.
|1992 Louisiana Hot Sauce, Creole Style. Arhoolie CD 381.|
|1996 La Musique Creole. Arhoolie 445.|
|1998 Allons Danser. Rounder Records.|
1966 Boisec: La Musique Creole. Arhoolie 1070.
1976 Zodico: Louisiana Creole Music. Rounder Records 6009. A CD version is currently under preparation for release as Zydeco Roots.
1992 Cajun Fiddle Styles, Vol. 1 (Side A). Arhoolie 5031.
Les Blank has produced a number of films on Louisiana culture, food, and music including Hot Pepper and Spend It All. For a complete catalog of Les Blank's films, click here.