Vive la Canadienne!

DESCRIPTION: French: The singer rejoices in his Canadien girl. He celebrates her blue eyes. He describes their meeting, mentioning how quickly their hearts are beating. "So go the hours a-flying Until our wedding day."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1880 (E. Gagnon, "Chansons Populaires de Canada")
KEYWORDS: love courting marriage foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: Canada(Que)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 146-147, "Vive la Canadienne! (Of My Canadian Girl I Sing)" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fowke/MacMillan 45, "Vive La Canadienne!" (1 English and 1 French text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Edith Fowke and Richard Johnston, _Folk Songs of Quebec (Chansons de Quebec)_, Waterloo Music Company, 1957, pp. 28-29, "Vive La Canadienne! (Of My Canadian Girl I Sing)" (1 French text plus English translation, 1 tune)

RECORDINGS:
Pete Seeger, "Vive La Canadienne" (on PeteSeeger29)
File: FJ146

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