Un Canadien Errant

DESCRIPTION: Canadian French: A Canadien rebel has been forced from his home. Stopping by a stream, he bids it -- should it flow through his homeland -- to greet his friends. He promises not to forget his homeland
AUTHOR: M. A. Gerin-Lajoie
EARLIEST DATE: 1842
KEYWORDS: exile rebellion Canada foreignlanguage
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1837 - Revolt in Canada. The failure of the uprising forces many rebels into exile
FOUND IN: Canada(Que)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 26-27, "Un Canadien Errant" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fowke/Mills/Blume, pp. 82-84, "Un Canadien Errant" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fowke/MacMillan 4, "Un Canadien Errant" (1 English and 1 French version, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 339, "Un Canadien Errant (An Exiled Canadien)" (1 text)
DT, CANADERR
ADDITIONAL: Edith Fowke and Richard Johnston, _Folk Songs of Quebec (Chansons de Quebec)_, Waterloo Music Company, 1957, pp. 16-17, "Un Canadien Errant (Once a Canadian Lad" (1 French text plus English translation, 1 tune)

RECORDINGS:
Pete Seeger, "Un Canadien Errant" (on PeteSeeger29)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "An Anti-Rebel Song" (subject)
cf. "Farewell to Mackenzie" (subject)
cf. "Les Metamorphoses" (tune)
NOTES: For further details about the Canadian revolt, caused by the oppression of an oligarchic government, see the songs mentioned in the cross-references. - RBW
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File: FJ026

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