“Adelita”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sandburg)
Keywords: Mexico love separation soldier foreignlanguage
Found in: Mexico US(MW,SW)

Description

First line: "Adeilta se llama la ingrata Le qu' era duena de todo mi placer." The soldier says that Adelita is the source of "all my pleasures" who "drives all men to distraction." Now he must go to war; if she deserts him, he will pursue her anywhere

References

  1. Sandburg, pp. 300-301, "Adelita" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Silber-FSWB, p. 335, "Adelita" (1 text)
  3. BI, San300