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Fruge, Columbus "Boy"

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Columbus Fruge, an accordionist and vocalist, was a resident of Arnaudville who went to Memphis, TN in September of 1929 to cut records for the Victor company. He cut two singles, "Saut' Crapaud/Valse de Bayou Teche", and "Pleur Plus Waltz/Point Claire Blues". All on September 18, 1929.

His recordings are distinguished in the musician's use of an overturned wooden Coke crate as percussive accompaniment.

Fruge was born in 1907, and died in 1980.

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