“Vive les matelots!”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937
Keywords: courting sailor nonballad foreignlanguage
Found in: Canada

Description

French (Voyageurs): "Nous etions trois garcons, tous jolis capitaines (x2), Y'en a un a Paris, et a'autre a La Rochelle. Vive les matelots dessus la mer jolie...." Song concerns three captains. One comes to court a girl. He cares not if he is rejected

References

  1. Fowke/Mills/Blume, pp. 21-24, "Vive les matelots!" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, FMB021