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Folk Songs of France and French Canada

Folk Songs of France and French Canada

Jacques Labrecque (1917—1995) performs charming songs with a joy evidenced by his laughter as he sings. Folk Songs of France and French Canada is a re-creation of a 1955 “lecture-recital” Labrecque gave to students of French civilization at the Sorbonne, Paris, and features songs which have been cherished in Canada since they were first brought there. Liner notes include a brief biography of Labrecque as well as his invaluable commentary on the history and significance of French folk songs.

Track Listing

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A La Claire Fontaine Jacques Labrecque 2:36
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Sur Le Bord De La Seine Jacques Labrecque 3:37
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En Revenant Des Noces Jacques Labrecque 1:28
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A Paris, Sur Le Petit Pont Jacques Labrecque 1:17
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Nous Vid'rons La Bouteille Jacques Labrecque 1:57
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Genticorum Jacques Labrecque 1:30
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Le Roi Loys Jacques Labrecque 2:54
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La Prisonneire A La Tour Jacques Labrecque 3:21
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Les Trois Beaux Canards Jacques Labrecque 4:25
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Au Bois Du Rossignolet Jacques Labrecque 1:54
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Boum Badi Boum Jacques Labrecque 1:33
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202
Les Jeunes Filles A Marier Jacques Labrecque 1:01
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La Vieilie Galante Jacques Labrecque 1:47
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Dans La Cour Du Palais Jacques Labrecque 0:59
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Au Chant De L'Alouette Jacques Labrecque 1:15
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La Fontaine Est Profonde Jacques Labrecque 4:03
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La Perdriole Jacques Labrecque 3:31
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Monsieur Le Cure Jacques Labrecque 1:36
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Les Mentries Jacques Labrecque 1:49
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Je L'ai Vu Voler Jacques Labrecque 1:48
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Laquelle Marierons-Nous Jacques Labrecque 1:32
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La Petite Hirondelle Jacques Labrecque 0:31
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Avoine Jacques Labrecque 2:06

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