I’ve been collecting folk music from Auvergne for several years but it’s the first time I manage to find some of the early vertical-cut records on Martin Cayla’s label Le Soleil. Those are much more difficult to find than the lateral-cut ones.

These ones belonged to a native from Cantal who moved to Paris in the early 20th century and lived in the Bastille neighborhood. Exactly like Martin Cayla…



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