Crabe Dans Calalou

DESCRIPTION: Creole French lullabye: "Fais dodo, mon fls, Crabe dans lalalou." "Go to sleep, my son, Crabs are in the pot." Father has gone to the river; mother is catching crabs.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Lomax-Singing)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage lullaby father mother fishing
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 97-98, "Crabe Dans Calalou" (1 French text plus English translation, 1 tune)
File: LoSi097

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