“Ou Som Souroucou”


Creole French. "Ou Som Souroucou, qui ca ou gagnien, gagnien pou' bpi' do l'eau?" Ou Som Souroucou, asked why he drinks so much water, replies that he has eaten corn and has to drink.


  1. Lomax-ABFS, p. 222, " Ou Som Souroucou" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, LxA222


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1909 (Peterson, "Creole Songs from New Orleans")
Found in: US(So)