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Alouette

First published in 1879

Many people know this tune, but hardly any American knows the original French lyrics, which translate into where the singer is taking the jaunty feathers from a lark.

traditional French-Canadian song from Quebec

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Alouette, gentille Alouette
Alouette, je te plumerai
Je te plumerai la tête,

Je te plumerai la tête.
Et la tête,

Et la tête.
Alouette,

Alouette.

O-o-o-oh

Alouette, gentille Alouette
Alouette, je te plumerai
Je te plumerai le bec,

Je te plumerai le bec.

Et le bec,

Et le bec.
Et la tête,

Et la tête.
Alouette,

Alouette.

O-o-o-oh

 

  • Et le cou

  • Et le dos

  • Et les ailes

  • Et les pattes

  • Et la queue

[Ending – repeat chorus]

Alouette, gentille Alouette
Alouette, je te plumerai

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