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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