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Lawrence Walker

Lawrence Walker (September 1, 1907 – August 15, 1968) was a Cajun accordionist. He is known for his original songs, including Reno Waltz, Evangeline Waltz, Bosco Stomp, and Mamou Two Step.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 1st, 1907 (Duson), Died August 15th, 1968 (Rayne)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: accordion, vocalist, violin, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-87610 10-in. 1/18/1935 La valse des pins Walker Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor BVE-87611 10-in. 1/18/1935 Jamais marriez Walker Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor BVE-87612 10-in. 1/18/1935 La valse de Louisiane Walker Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-87613 10-in. 1/18/1935 Pourquois vous etes si cannai Walker Brothers Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor BVE-87614 10-in. 1/18/1935 Alberta Lawrence Walker Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor BVE-87615 10-in. 1/18/1935 What's the matter now? Lawrence Walker Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, accordion, vocalist  
Victor BVE-87616 10-in. 1/18/1935 La femme qui jovait les cartes Alleman & Walker Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin, composer  
Victor BVE-87617 10-in. 1/18/1935 Mon dernier bon soir Alleman & Walker Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet instrumentalist, violin, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, Lawrence," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111333.

Walker, Lawrence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111333.

"Walker, Lawrence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111333

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