Dewey Balfa

Also known as Balfa, D. Balfa, Dewey, Dewie Balfa

Discography of Dewey Balfa:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Louisiana Cajun Music: Underneath The Green Oak Tree 13 Audio 1977 Arhoolie Records
2 A Couple Of Cajuns 12 Audio 1981 Sonet
3 Souvenirs 11 Audio 1985 Swallow Records
4 A Couple Of Cajuns 12 Audio Sonet
5 Cajun Fiddle Old & New With Dewey Balfa 19 Audio 1977 Folkways Records
6 Les Quatre Vieux Garçons 12 Audio 1984 Folkways Records

American Cajun singer and fiddler, born March 20, 1927 in Grand Louis, Louisiana; died June 17, 1992 in Eunice, Louisiana.

Dewey and his brothers were born and raised on the sharecropper's farm of their father Charles on Bayou Grand Louis near Mamou. In the late 40s Dewey formed 'The Musical Brothers' and cut his first 78's in 1951.

Brother of [a=Will Balfa], [a=Harry Balfa], [a=Rodney Balfa] and [a=Burke Balfa]. Father of [a=Christine Balfa] and [a=Nelda Balfa].

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