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CET Great folk song lyrics (122* d) RE: Great folk song lyrics 21 Dec 11


As I was driving to the airport in Fredericton, New Brunswick I came across this song on the CBC. I forget the name of the show. It's the one hosted by Jim Corcoran, that features music from French Canada - Canadian catters might know the one I mean. The song is "Rentrer chez nous", by David Portelance, and sung by Fred Pellerin. It absolutely knocked me for a loop. It's beautifully sung, which helps, and the words go straight to the heart. There is a very strong link to traditional music in the opening lyrics to each verse: "Derriere chez nous il y a...", which is a floating line in more than one traditional song. I particularly like the last words of the song:

"Derriere chez nous y a désert
Ou j'vas planter un peu d'amour"

Check it out on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4FTAJ34H6w

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