Sunday, August 31, 2014

Tales Of The Bayou by Cajun Pete


Here`s sort of an oddity. This is obviously a story telling record. The telling of tall tales is nearly a lost art now. We still have comedy albums, but story telling is altogether a category of its own. What we have here is a Cajun story teller in the fashion of Justin Wilson. I have no more information about Cajun Pete than what can be read on the back of this LP cover. Hope it tickles your funny bone!






Click here to download Cajun Pete - Tales Of The Bayou

6 comments:

  1. Cajun Pete was the longtime spokesman for good old Dr. Tichenor's, which was advertised widely in the South. https://www.drtichenor.com/about/listen-to-dr-tichenors-cajun-pete-radio-ads

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  2. Justin Wilson was Cajun Pete, according to:
    http://www.cheftalk.com/t/2939/sad-news-i-ga-ron-tee

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    1. Don't believe everything you read on the internet. "Cajun Pete" was Irvine J. Vidacovich according to his death notice in the Times Picayune 7-6-1966. He also went by the nickname "Pinky". Born in Plaquemine Parish, he spent much of his childhood in Buras where he learned his cajun. He was the spokesman for Dr Tichnor's antiseptic and the Tarpon Rodeo. Chef Justin Wilson was born in Roseland near Amite in Tangipahoa Parish. Seems like the response to Justin Wilson's death on the above website rolled three different people into one as neither of the above gentlemen was born in Beaumont, Texas.

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  3. Thanks so much! I am a performing storyteller, and always looking for more storytellers to listen to.

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