Chanson d'un Soldat (Song of a Soldier)

DESCRIPTION: French. The singer, a soldier, deserts for love of a brunette; in the process of deserting, he kills his captain. He is captured by his comrades; before they shoot him, he confesses his love for the brunette, and asks them not to tell his mother
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (recording, Mrs. Louis Amirault, on NovaScotia1)
KEYWORDS: love army desertion crime execution homicide punishment death foreignlanguage lover mother soldier rejection
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
RECORDINGS:
Mrs. Louis Amirault, "Chanson d'un Soldat" (on NovaScotia1)
File: RcChduSo

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