A few old favorites: Jolie Blonde
Breaux Frères (the Breaux Brothers) were a very popular Cajun band of the mid 1920s. The family band consisted of Cléoma Breaux on guitar, and her brothers, Amédé on accordion, Ophé on guitar, and Cléopha on the fiddle. On April 18, 1929 Breaux Frères recorded Ma Blonde Est Partie (My Blonde Left) in Atlanta, Georgia. The record was an overwhelming hit in Louisiana and got the attention of the major recording companies. I have posted on this recording session in the past; original post here.
In 1935 Leo Soileau and the Hackberry Ramblers resurrected the song and recorded it for the Bluebird label under the title Jolie Blonde (My Pretty Blonde). The remake was a huge regional hit.
Sometime around 1946 renowned Cajun fiddler Harry Choates re-wrote the now classic Cajun waltz and entitled his version Jole Blon. Once again the song was a hit, but it was a Texas singer and piano player by the name of Aubrey "Moon" Mullican who would give the song a slight Western Swing sound and took it to a national audience in 1947.
1947 was the year of Jole Blon, with recordings by Red Foley, Roy Acuff, Johnny Bond, and a host of others hitting the airwaves and store shelves. More recently Jole Blon has been recorded by a wide variety of artists including Hank Snow, Waylon Jennings, and Bruce Springsteen.