Willie Lamothe is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, born in St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, 27 Jan 1920 and died St-Hyacinthe, 19 Oct 1992. He began his career as a teacher of dance and then turned to singing. Discovered by RCA in the mid-1940s, Lamothe recorded his own 'Je suis un cowboy canadien,' 'Allo, allo, petit Michel,' and 'Je chante à cheval,' which were all hits. His recordings include many of his more than 200 songs and translations of some 300 US country hits. He has made more than 100 78s, some 70 45s, and more than 20 LPs. Among his other popular recordings are 'Mon Voyage en Louisiane,' 'Le Long du Mississippi,' 'Mille après mille' and 'Tu n'existes plus pour moi'.