“Le Bon Vin (The Good Wine)”

Alternate titles: “Passant par Paris”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1961 (Peacock)
Keywords: foreignlanguage sex wine bawdy nonballad rake mistress
Found in: Canada(Newf)


French. We drink and a friend sings [the chorus] in my ear. Be careful of this beautiful woman. She had three captains, one in Bordeaux, one in La Rochelle and the other in Versailles. Chorus: "Good wine makes me dead, Love wakes me again."


  1. Peacock, pp. 249-250, "Le Bon Vin" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea249