Adieu foulard, adieu madras - Martinican Children's Songs - Martinique - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Madras is a type of dyed cotton that comes from India. Usually it has a print or pattern on it.
** "Collier grain d'or" and "collier choux" are typical collars of the Antilles.



Thanks to Edit' Dupont for the recording!

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Isabelle and Bertrand Bonnechose for contributing this song and for the French translation. Thanks also to Monique Palomares for the midi tune.

Image: At the Pond (Martinique), Paul Gauguin (1887).