“Criole Candjo (Creole Candio)”


Creole French. Candio comes asking the young woman to "make merry" with him. He follows her everywhere and repeats his pestering. She repeats her refusal, and wishes the listeners had met him so they would know what pressure he put her under


  1. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 216-218, "Criole Candjo" (1 text, 1 tune, plus a translation from Creole French into Creole English)
  2. BI, LxA216


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934