The Acadians, a French speaking settler community in Nova Scotia, brought the fiddle with them to Louisiana when they were expelled. The fiddle was the predominant instrument in Cajun music, until popular American tunes mingled with it, along with accordions, guitars, and banjos, from the 1930s on.

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