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Harry Choates

Harry Choates has been played on NTS shows including Death Is Not The End, with Allons A Lafayette first played on 5 May 2018.

Harry Choates (December 26, 1922, Rayne, Louisiana or New Iberia, Louisiana - July 17, 1951, Austin, Texas) was an American Cajun music fiddler.

Choates's place of birth is disputed. He moved to Port Arthur, Texas in the 1930s, and received little schooling, instead spending time in local bars listening to music on the jukebox. By age 12 he started playing fiddle for spare change in barbershops. He gained early professional experience playing in the bands of Leo Soileau and Leroy LeBlanc, then…

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Harry Choates
Bear Family Records2002
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Harry ChoatesBear Family Records2002
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Harry Choates And His Fiddle
Gold Star1948
Te Petite
Harry Choates And His FiddleGold Star1948
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Allons A Lafayette
Harry Choates
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Allons A Lafayette
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