Mon Cher Voisin (My Dear Neighbor)
DESCRIPTION: French. My neighbor sent me to find a worn out old horse. Let's drink, sharpen our knives and skin it. He soothes the horse: no more demands will be made, no more pulling a master and his luggage.
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Creighton-Maritime)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage execution horse
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Creighton-Maritime, p. 129, "Mon Cher Voisin" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "Pawkie Paiterson's Auld Grey Yaud" (theme)
cf. "Poor Old Horse (III)" (theme)
NOTES: The description is based on Alan Mills's translation in Creighton-Maritime. - BS
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