Pluie Tombe, La

DESCRIPTION: Creole French: "La pluie tombe, Crapeau chante, Oin, oin! oin, oin! oin, oin! M'a pale baigner moine, La pluie tombe, Marin-gouin crie...." As the rain falls, the frog an the mosquito call the singer into the water (and drown)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage animal bug drowning
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 203-204, "La Pluie Tombe" (1 short text, 1 tune)
File: ScaNF203

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