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Jimmy Newman: Front Man of the Contemporary Cajun Movement

Martin Hawkins, Country Music People, January 1979

Among the most successful exponents of cajun music, JIMMY C. NEWMAN has remained a chart contender from the days of his debut hit single, 'Cry Cry Darlin'', in the mid-fifties. Here, in an in-depth two-part examination, MARTIN HAWKINS reviews the career of the Louisiana bred entertainer and traces the history of cajun music.

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