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General InformationEdit

Performer: Columbus Fruge
Instrumentation: Accordion
Date of recording: 1929
Record label: Victor
Serial #:22184A

Lyrics/SummaryEdit

Original Cajun French lyrics:
Saut crapaud ta queue va bruler
Prends courage a'va repousser
C'est Jacques Petrin pas rien sur la tete
En revenant du Lac Charles en mangeant des bananes (Stephens 2003)

Translation:
Jump, frog your tail will burn
Don't worry, it'll grow again
It's Jacques Petrin, with no hat on
coming back from Lake Charles eating bananas

Summary of translation:
JUMP, FROG, TAIL BURN; DON'T WORRY, GROW AGAIN. JACQUES PETRIN, NO HAT, BACK FROM LAKE CHARLES, EATING BANANAS.

Information On This SongEdit

This is one of the most well-known Cajun Dance Songs. This song is usually played solo on Harmonica or Accordion.

Albums Featuring This SongEdit

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