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Lyr Req: Allons Danser Colinda (Cajun)

GUEST,john c 09 Oct 01 - 12:09 PM
VoxFox 09 Oct 01 - 12:22 PM
GUEST,Bambocheur 09 Oct 01 - 12:49 PM
RichM 09 Oct 01 - 02:07 PM
RichM 09 Oct 01 - 02:12 PM
GUEST,willyhood 06 Apr 15 - 09:34 PM
Mr Red 07 Apr 15 - 03:01 AM
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Subject: Allons Dance Colinda
From: GUEST,john c
Date: 09 Oct 01 - 12:09 PM

I´ve tried for this before - with no success. Its a cajun song and there are quite a few versions about. I´ve got a version by Beausoliel but my french just isnt up to deciphering the lyrics. Can anybody help??


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Allons Dance Colinda
From: VoxFox
Date: 09 Oct 01 - 12:22 PM

There is a French Canadian singer , Lucille Starr, who recorded this song back in the late 50's or early 60's. She recorded this song in English and French. Sometimes we hear this song on a FM station in NB late at night. Hope this is some help to you. VF


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Allons Dance Colinda
From: GUEST,Bambocheur
Date: 09 Oct 01 - 12:49 PM

Allon danser colinda,
danser collee colinda,
tandis ta mere est pas la,
pour fais facher les vielle femmes

C'est pas tous l'monde qui danser
tous les vielle danse de vieux temps.
Allons danser Colinda,
pour fais facher les vielle femmes.

Let's dance Colinda,
dance very close Colinda,
while your mother isn't here,
to make the old ladies mad.

Its not everyone who knows
all the old dances,
Let's dance Colinda
to make the old ladies mad.

My French spelling isn't exact, and it loses something in translation, but this should give you an idea.


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Subject: Lyr Add: ALLONS DANSER COLINDA
From: RichM
Date: 09 Oct 01 - 02:07 PM

And another version:


ALLONS DANSER COLINDA

Allons danser, Colinda,
Allons danser, Colinda,
Allons danser, Colinda,
Pour faire fâcher les vieilles femmes.

Allons danser, Colinda,
Danser Collés, Colinda,
Allons danser, Colinda,
Pour faire fâcher les vieilles femmes.

C'est pas tout le monde qui connaît
Danser les valses du vieux temps,
C'est pas tout le monde qui connait
Danser les valses du vieux temps.

Allons danser, Colinda,
Danser Collés, Colinda,
Allons danser, Colinda,
Pour faire fâcher les vieilles femmes.


LETS DANCE COLINDA

Let's dance, Colinda,
Let's dance, Colinda,
Let's dance, Colinda,
And make the old ladies mad.

Let's dance, Colinda,
Dance close together, Colinda,
Let's dance, Colinda,
And make the old ladies mad.

It's not everyone who knows how
To dance the old-time waltzes,
It's not everyone who knows how
To dance the old-time waltzes.

Let's dance, Colinda,
Let's dance, Colinda,
Let's dance, Colinda,
And make the old ladies mad.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Allons Dance Colinda
From: RichM
Date: 09 Oct 01 - 02:12 PM

Here's a bit of background about the dance...

click here!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Allons Dance Colinda
From: GUEST,willyhood
Date: 06 Apr 15 - 09:34 PM

Contact Lee Benoit. He is a Cajun gentleman! You can get his e-mail address on line. When I contacted him, he e-mailed me the French words to this song, the English words, and even wrote out the pronunciation of the French words phonetically. No one does this song better than Lee. It would be nice if you purchased the CD that it is on, but it was not a requirement. Good luck. Bill


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Allons Dance Colinda
From: Mr Red
Date: 07 Apr 15 - 03:01 AM

Geocities in the link above closed in 2009 but - story at JSTOR (Indiana University)
Lee Benoit lyrics .
I bet Marc Savoy would have the story, he loves telling stories.

Lee Benoit singing Allons Danser Colinda on YouTube Good dance music, you can see from the dancers.


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