Song by French Fireside Girls
Genre(s): Children's Song/Traditional
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"Alouette" is a popular French Canadian children's song about plucking the feathers from a lark, in retribution for being woken up by its song. Although it is in French, it is well known among speakers of other languages. It got performed by the French Fireside Girls in "Buford Confidential ".


Brigitte/Josette/Collette: Alouette, gentille alouette,
Alouette, je te plumerai.

Background Information

  • Many American doughboys and other Allied soldiers learned the song while serving in France during World War I and brought it home with them, passing it on to their children and grandchildren.

See also

"Paul's Revelation Operetta"
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