“Chanson d'un Soldat (Song of a Soldier)”


French. The singer, a soldier, deserts for love of a brunette; in the process of deserting, he kills his captain. He is captured by his comrades; before they shoot him, he confesses his love for the brunette, and asks them not to tell his mother


  • Mrs. Louis Amirault, "Chanson d'un Soldat" (on NovaScotia1)


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1956 (recording, Mrs. Louis Amirault, on NovaScotia1)
Found in: Canada(Mar)