Mudcat Café message #546858 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #38525   Message #546858
Posted By: Joe Offer
11-Sep-01 - 05:19 AM
Thread Name: Cajun Mardi Gras songs
Subject: ADD: Ami, Ami, d'ou Reviens-Tu?
Ami, Ami, d'ou Reviens-Tu?

Ami, ami d'ou reviens-tu?
Ami, ami d'ou reviens-tu?
Je reviens de la guerre, Ma lon lon la;
Je reviens de la guerre, Lan lir lan la;

Ami, ami, m'en donneras tu?
Ami, ami, m'en donneras tu?
Je t'en donnerai plein ton verre.

Ami, ami, le verre est bu; (repeat)
Je t'en donnerai la moitie de ton verre.

Ami, ami, la moitie du verre est bu; (repeat)
Je t'en donnerai le quart de ton verre.

Ami, ami, le quart du verre est bu; (repeat)
Je t'en donnerais garni le fond de ton verre.

Ami, ami, le fond du verre est bu;
Va t'en, Je ne t'en donncrais plus.
Friend, friend, where do you come from?
Friend, friend, where do you come from?
I come from the war, Ma lon lon la
I come from the war, Lan lir lan la;

Friend, friend, what will you give?
Friend, friend, what will you give?
I will give you a glass of wine.

Friend, friend, the glass is drunk; (repeat)
I will give you half a glass.

Friend, friend, half the glass is drunk; (repeat)
I will give you a quarter of a glass.

Friend, friend, the quarter of the glass is drunk; (repeat)
I will cover the bottom of your glass.

Friend, friend, the bottom of the glass is drunk;
Go away, I won't give you any more.