Un deux trois

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This source names this song as an African American folk song, sung by a Creole lady in New Orleans (state of Louisiana in the U.S.).

Lyrics - French

(American folk song – New Orleans)

Un, deux, trois.
Caroline qui fais comme sa ma chere?
Un, deux, trois.
Caroline qui fais comme sa ma chere?

Refrain
Maman dit oui, papa dit non,
Celui mo lais, celui mo prends.
Maman dit oui, papa dit non,
Celui mo lais, celui mo prends.

English Translation – One two three

One, two, three.
Caroline, what is the matter with you, my dear?
One, two, three.
Caroline, what is the matter with you, my dear?
Mama says yes, papa says no.
It is he I wish, it is he I’ll have.
Mama says yes, papa says no.
It is he I wish, it is he I’ll have.

See also

  • Song with chords (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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