Vive L'Amour

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X:56
T:Vive L'Amour
T:Lincolnshire Poacher
C:trad
% NFF Book 2017
S:Peter Ellis Collection, NLA
B:Peter Ellis, "Collector's Choice, Vol 1", Victorian Folk Music Club Inc., 1986, p21, ISBN 0959826920
H:"Vive La Compagnie" has many variations from around the world.
H:There is an older version of this tune called "The Lincolnshire Poacher".
H:Scouts adopted it as one of their tunes under the title "Vive l'Amour".
H:It dates to 1818 in England's Traditional Ballads Index.
H:Irish singers adopted the tune for political use in the 19th century
H:("Ireland Blocks The Way") and Confederate soldiers adopted it during
H:America's Civil War as "Chivalrous C.S.A." (1861). The Lester S. Levy
H:Collection of Sheet Music has the first American publication dating from 1844.
H:As always, thanks to Mudcat Cafe for the song info & versions!
H:It is best sung as a call-and-response.
R:Jig
M:6/8
L:1/8
K:G
D|"G"GFG "C"GFE|"G"DED B,2D|GFG"D7"A2F|"G"G3-G2D|GFG "C"GFE|"G"DEDB,2D|GFG "D7"A2F|"G"G3-G2A|
BAB BAB|"C"cBcc3|"D7"AGA AGA|"G"BABB3|GFGG3|"C"AGAA3|"D7"F2FE2F|"G"G3-G2||



Vive L'Amour - played by Greg O'Leary

Additional Information

Additional information may be available on the following people or organisations associated with the collection of this tune:
| Peter Ellis Collection |