Aupres De Ma Blonde

DESCRIPTION: French language. "Aupres de ma blonde, Qu'il fait bon, fait bon, fait bon... Qu'il fait bon rester. Au jardin de mon pere Les lauriers sont fleuris."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1883 (Charles Guillon, "Chansons Populaires de l'Ain")
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage France
FOUND IN: France Canada(Que)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Shay-BarroomBallads/PiousFriendsDrunkenCompanions, p. 177, "Je Donnerais Versailes" (1 short text)
Silber/Silber-FolksingersWordbook, p. 329, "Aupres De Ma Blonde" (1 text)
48MuchLovedFolkSongs, p. 31, "Aupr├Ęs de ma Blonde" (1 English text with a French fragment, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Charles Guillon, "Chansons Populaires de l'Ain" (1883; available on Google Books), pp. 515-516 (1 French text, 1 tune)
Edith Fowke and Richard Johnston, _Folk Songs of Quebec (Chansons de Quebec)_, Waterloo Music Company, 1957, pp. 18-19, "Aupres de ma Blonde" (1 French text plus English translation, 1 tune)
George Allan England, _Vikings of the Ice: Being the Log of a Tenderfoot on the Great Newfoundland Seal Hunt_ (also published as _The Greatest Hunt in the World_), Doubleday, 1924, p. 128, "(Apres la Guerre Finie)" (1 fragment, apparently a variant or sequel)

File: FSWB329A

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