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Martha Pellerin Collection of Franco-American Song

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The Martha Pellerin Collection of Franco-American Song is an online database of French and English language songs drawn from two sources: nine song-book manuscripts collected by Martha Pellerin that date to the mid-twentieth century, and a series of six interviews conducted by Martha with Alberta Gagné of Highgate, Vermont in 1998.

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Time Period Covered: circa 1940 - 1998 

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Vermont Folklife Center Archives

Published:  June 21, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

Rights:  Copyright (c) Vermont Folklife Center. Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to the UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives at cdi@uvm.edu. For more information, see http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights.


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Title:   Tu me demandes Marguerite (first line)

Creator:  Gagné, Laurianne; Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

Date:  1995-11-10

Resource type:   songs (document genre)

Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1074) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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    Title:   Tu me disait que tu m’aimait

    Creator:  Guay, Adelard

    Resource type:   songs (document genre)

    Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 38.

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      Title:   Tu m’aime plus Melauise

      Creator:  Guay, Adelard

      Resource type:   songs (document genre)

      Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 32-33.

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        Title:   Un Baiser

        Creator:  Labonté, Irma

        Resource type:   songs (document genre)

        Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 8.

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          Title:   Un dimanche au matin (first line)

          Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

          Resource type:   songs (document genre)

          Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3093 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 4 of 4. Pp. 55, 57, 59.

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            Title:   Un drame d’amour

            Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

            Resource type:   songs (document genre)

            Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3090 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 32 - 33.

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              Title:   Un jour la fille du Père François

              Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

              Resource type:   songs (document genre)

              Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3090 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 45.

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                Title:   Un petit pas un petit saut

                Creator:  Guay, Adelard

                Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 60.

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                  Title:   Un remède pour son talon

                  Creator:  Guay, Adelard

                  Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                  Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 14.

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                    Title:   Une bonne femme

                    Creator:  Gagné, Laurianne; Gagné, Alberta; Pellerin, Martha

                    Date:  1995-07-10

                    Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                    Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1071) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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                      Title:   Vient avec moi pour teter le printemps

                      Creator:  Gagné, Laurianne; Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

                      Date:  1995-01-09

                      Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                      Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1070) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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                        Title:   Vive la Canadienne

                        Creator:  Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta; Gagné, Laurianne

                        Date:  1995-10-04

                        Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                        Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1073) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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                          Title:   Voici venir la neige (first line)

                          Creator:  Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta; Gagné, Laurianne

                          Date:  1995-10-04

                          Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                          Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1073) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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                            Title:   Voulez vous savoir la vie de ces fille

                            Creator:  Guay, Adelard

                            Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                            Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 16.

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                              Title:   Vous le savez je vous adore

                              Creator:  Labonté, Irma

                              Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                              Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3095 Irma Labonté Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 20-23.

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                                Title:   Vous le savez je vous adore

                                Creator:  Labonté, Irma

                                Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3095 Irma Labonté Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 52-54.

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                                  Title:   Vous qui riez folle jeunesse

                                  Creator:  Guay, Adelard

                                  Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                  Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 27.

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                                    Title:   Vous voilà  lié cher aman fidèle

                                    Creator:  Labonté, Irma

                                    Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                    Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3095 Irma Labonté Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 67-69.

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                                      Title:   Vous voulez me faire chante

                                      Creator:  Labonté, Irma

                                      Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                      Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3095 Irma Labonté Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 38-40.

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                                        Title:   Vous voulez me faire chanter

                                        Creator:  Guay, Adelard

                                        Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                        Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 61.

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                                          Title:   When I'm Near My Cask

                                          Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                                          Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                          Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3090 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 6-7.

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                                            Title:   Y a toujours une tripe de vide

                                            Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                                            Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                            Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3090 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 67 - 69.

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                                              Title:   d’l’amour atomique

                                              Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                                              Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                              Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3090 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 20 - 22.

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                                                Title:   Ça va venir découragez-vous pas

                                                Creator:  Gagné, Alberta; Pellerin, Martha

                                                Date:  1995-07-10

                                                Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                                Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1071) by Martha Pellerin. Part of a project (VFC1998-0007) on Franco-American song in New England funded by the Vermont Folklife Center and undertaken by Pellerin. Interview is one in a series of six conducted between 1995-01-09 and 1995-12-06 as an effort to document the French language song repertoire of Gagné.

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                                                  Title:   à‰coutez jeunesse ma chanson

                                                  Creator:  Guay, Adelard

                                                  Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                                  Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 30-31.

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