Ou Som Souroucou
DESCRIPTION: Creole French. "Ou Som Souroucou, qui ca ou gagnien, gagnien pou' bpi' do l'eau?" Ou Som Souroucou, asked why he drinks so much water, replies that he has eaten corn and has to drink.
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Peterson, "Creole Songs from New Orleans")
KEYWORDS: drink foreignlanguage nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-ABFS, p. 222, " Ou Som Souroucou" (1 text, 1 tune)
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