“Marie Madelaine (Son Petit Jupon -- The Little Dress of Gray)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1966
Keywords: Quebec love courting sea father foreignlanguage
Found in: Canada(Que)

Description

French: The singer is her father's only daughter, and he sent her to sea in her little dress of gray. A sailor courts her and asks to kiss her. She is afraid of what her papa would do. He points out that her father is far away

References

  1. Scott-BoA, pp. 294-296, "Son Petit Jupon" (2 texts (1 English, 1 French), 1 tune)
  2. BI, SBoA294