Marche des Animaux, Le (The Animal Market)
DESCRIPTION: French. "One day I go to the market to buy a cock. My cock goes coquelicou, cou, cou." Cumulative for: "My chipmunk, my horse, my cow, my pig, my ewe, my goose, my hen." Chorus: "Jamais je n'en serais jaloux"
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage cumulative humorous nonballad animal
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, p. 18, "Le Marche des Animaux" (1 text, 1 tune)
Martin Deveau, "Le Marche des Animaux" (on PeacockCDROM)
cf. "I Had a Little Rooster" (theme and structure)
NOTES: Re "Mon suisse" as "My chipmunk": or does "suisse" in this case really mean Swiss which goes "souisse-souisse-souisse"? or a play on swine=suide? - BS
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