“Vive la Canadienne!”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1880 (E. Gagnon, "Chansons Populaires de Canada")
Keywords: love courting marriage foreignlanguage
Found in: Canada(Que)


French: The singer rejoices in his Canadien girl. He celebrates her blue eyes. He describes their meeting, mentioning how quickly their hearts are beating. "So go the hours a-flying Until our wedding day."



  1. Fowke/Johnston, pp. 146-147, "Vive la Canadienne! (Of My Canadian Girl I Sing)" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Fowke/MacMillan 45, "Vive La Canadienne!" (1 English and 1 French text, 1 tune)
  3. BI, FJ146