“Fais Do Do, Minette”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Scarborough)
Keywords: lullaby nonballad marriage
Found in: US(So)

Description

Creole French: "Faies do do, Minette, Chere pitit cochon du laite. Fais do do, mo chere pitit, Jusqu' a trappe l'age quinze ans." Minette is urged to go to sleep for fifteen years, when she will have "the martine" for a husband

References

  1. Scarborough-NegroFS, pp. 154-155, "Fais Do Do, Minette" (1 short text plus translation, 1 tune)
  2. BI, ScaNF154b