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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:   Rame, rame

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. 41, 43.

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    Title:   Renfonce ton chapeau

    Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

    Resource type:   songs (document genre)

    Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3091 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 2 of 4. Pp. 9 - 10.

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      Title:   Revenant de faire emplette

      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. 13.

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        Title:   Revien Ivrogne

        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. 23.

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          Title:   Si Je vais au Couvent

          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. 36-37.

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            Title:   Si je suis venu ici, C’est pour avoir du plaisir

            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. 5.

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              Title:   Si vous me permettez

              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. 12-17.

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                Title:   Sombréros et Mantilles

                Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3091 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 2 of 4. Pp. 19 - 19.

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                  Title:   Sortira tu du cabaret

                  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. 22.

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                    Title:   Souvenir

                    Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                    Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3097 Unattributed Songbook 1 of 1. Pp. 16-19.

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                      Title:   Sur le pont de Londres (first line)

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

                      Date:  1995-12-06

                      Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                      Excerpt from interview of Alberta Gagné (TC1998-1075) 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:   Sylvie

                        Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                        Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                        Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3092 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 3 of 4. Pp. 15, 17.

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                          Title:   TC1998-1070 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

                          Creator:  Delaney, Carol; Gagné, Normand; Gagné, Mrs. Normand; Gagné, Laurianne; Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

                          Date:  1995-01-09

                          Resource type:   interviews

                          Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

                          Interview of Alberta Gagné 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:   TC1998-1071 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

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

                            Date:  1995-07-10

                            Resource type:   interviews

                            Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

                            Interview of Alberta Gagné 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:   TC1998-1072 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

                              Creator:  Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

                              Date:  1995-08-31

                              Resource type:   interviews

                              Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

                              Interview of Alberta Gagné 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:   TC1998-1073 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

                                Creator:  Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

                                Date:  1995-10-04

                                Resource type:   interviews

                                Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

                                Interview of Alberta Gagné 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:   TC1998-1074 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

                                  Creator:  Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

                                  Date:  1995-11-10

                                  Resource type:   interviews

                                  Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

                                  Interview of Alberta Gagné 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:   TC1998-1075 -- Interview with Alberta Gagné

                                    Creator:  Pellerin, Martha; Gagné, Alberta

                                    Date:  1995-12-06

                                    Resource type:   interviews

                                    Resource type:   oral histories (document genre)

                                    Interview of Alberta Gagné 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:   Te souviens-tu Maria

                                      Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                                      Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                      Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3091 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 2 of 4. Pp.4 - 6.

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                                        Title:   Teen Angel

                                        Creator:  Surrey, Red; Surrey, Jean; Surrey, Red; Pellerin, Yvonne; Surrey, Jean

                                        Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                        Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3090 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 104.

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                                          Title:   The three pretty ribbons

                                          Creator:  Pellerin, Yvonne

                                          Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                          Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. vfc1998-0007 Yvonne Pellerin Songbook 1 of 4. Pp. 15 - 16.

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                                            Title:   Title Unknown

                                            Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                            Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 75.

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                                              Title:   Title Unknown

                                              Resource type:   songs (document genre)

                                              Song text from VFC1998-0007 Martha Pellerin Collection. MS2008-3096 Adelard Guay Songbook 1 of 1. p. 76.

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                                                Title:   Ton nom c’est ma prière

                                                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:   Trois jeunes faucheurs s'en allait en fauchant

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

                                                  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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