Bal Chez Boule, Le (Boule's Ball)

DESCRIPTION: French: Jose wishes to go to Boule's Ball; his mother makes him stay until his chores are done. At last he finishes and hurries off to the dance -- only to fall down and be thrown out. His Lisette proceeds to dance with another swain
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1865
KEYWORDS: work dancing courting foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: Canada(Que)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 108-109, "Le Bal Chez Boule (Boule's Ball)" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Edith Fowke and Richard Johnston, _Folk Songs of Quebec (Chansons de Quebec)_, Waterloo Music Company, 1957, pp. 78-79, "Le Bal Chez Boule (Boule's Ball)" (1 French text plus English translation, 1 tune)

NOTES: Fowke reports (at about fourth hand) that this is a true story about one José Blais. "He went to a ball without being invited, had the misfortune to trip the daughter of the house, and was thrown out bodily by her father." - RBW
The correct title of this song is "Le Bal Chez Boulé." - RBW
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File: FJ108

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