J'ai Tant Danse (I've Danced So Much)

DESCRIPTION: French. Singer has ripped the sole from her shoe dancing. A shepherd lad pays for the repair. The shepherd says they should marry in a month. She would rather wait a year. ch.: "Dansons, ma berger', joliment! / Quelle plancher en rompe!"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (BerryVin)
LONG DESCRIPTION: French. Singer, a shepherdess, says she's danced so much, she's ripped the sole from her shoe. A shepherd lad offers to find her a cobbler and pays for the repair. The shepherd says they should go find a priest and marry in a month. The girl replies that a month isn't enough; she'd rather wait a year. ch.: "Dansons, ma berger', joliment! / Quelle plancher en rompe!" (Dance, my shepherdess, nicely, until the floor breaks (or resounds))
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage courting love marriage clothes humorous shepherd
FOUND IN: US(MW) Canada(Que) France
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BerryVin, p. 56, "J'ai tant danse! (I've Danced So Much)" (1 text + translation, 1 tune)
File: BerV056

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