Harry Choates

By Eric Brightwell

 

           Harry Choates, “the fiddle king of Cajun swing,” is one of the most important, tragic, misunderstood and overlooked figures of 20th century American music. His life was short and unrestrained yet almost every aspect has been obscured by oft-repeated myths including that he couldn’t read or write, that he sold the rights to his most famous composition (“Jole Blon”) for a paltry sum and a bottle of booze, that he never owned an instrument, and that he was beaten to death by prison... Read More

Artist News


View:
Album Title
Label
Released
Format
Price
Show:
Always Free Shipping on Amoeba.com
Amoeba Accepts Paypal - Start Digging!
Subscribe to Vinyl News
1
x Sign-up for emails, sales alerts & more:


loading...

Register


New customers, create your Amoeba.com account here. Its quick and easy!


Register

Don't want to register? Feel free to make a purchase as a guest!

Checkout as Guest

Currently, we do not allow digital purchases without registration

Close

Register

Become a member of Amoeba.com. It's easy and quick!

All fields required.

An error has occured - see below:

Already have an account? Log in.

Close

Forgot Password






To reset your password, enter your registration e-mail address.




Close

Forgot Username





Enter your registration e-mail address and we'll send you your username.




Close

Amoeba Newsletter Sign Up

Submit
Close