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Chanson Pour Les Petits Enfants
Written by: Jimmy Buffett
Performed by: Jimmy Buffett

Originally from the Album: Volcano (1979)
Additional Discography:
The Parakeet Album: Songs of Jimmy Buffett (1995)

Live in Anguilla (2007) – DVD
Live in Anguilla (2007)

Lyrics:
Now young Mr. Moon flew away in the night
With his best friend Magnus right by his side
They soared through the Milky Way counting the stars
Once around Venus, twice around Mars

Then they spied an island rise out of the sea
They fell back to Earth just as free as you please
The children all gathered the church bells did ring
Suddenly everyone started to sing

Chorus
Chanson pour les petits enfants
Chason pour toute le monde
Chanson pour les petits enfants
Chanson pour toute le monde

Queen of the island she welcomed them in
Asked them questions of where they have been
She offered them chocolate she offered them tea
They all took their seats in the top of a tree

And raccoons brought wine and the mice they brought cheese
Beautiful birds floated by on the breeze
From out of the oceans the dolphins began
Humming a tune that soon covered the land

Chorus

So young Princess Lia brought coral and pearls
Gifts to the travelers from some other world
The Bushdoctor mixed up a magical spell
Swore them to secrecy, never to tell

So young Mr. Moon flew away in the night
With his best friend Magnus right by his side
The sun was rising, they’d be home by noon
Humming the words to this magical tune

Chorus

Song for the children
Song for the world

Shows Played At:
09-29-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
09-26-2018: La Cigale – Paris,
04-21-2018: Hard Rock Stadium – Miami, FL
12-27-2017: Waterfront – Gustavi,
09-23-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
09-22-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
09-21-2017: La Cigale – Paris,
12-29-2016: Baz Bar – Gustavi St Barts,
09-24-2016: La Cigale – Paris,
06-21-2016: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
09-27-2015: La Cigale – Paris,
09-26-2015: La Cigale – Paris,
08-13-2015: First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, PA
09-28-2013: La Cigale – Paris,
09-26-2013: Le Trabendo – Paris,
06-23-2012: Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA
04-21-2012: Sprint Center – Kansas City, MO
04-21-2011: Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre – Charlotte, NC
04-19-2011: Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
01-14-2010: Bloody Mary’s – Bora Bora,
09-26-2009: La Cigale – Paris,
06-08-2007: New Morning – Paris,
03-23-2007: Bankie Banx Dune Preserve – Rendezvous Bay,
03-21-2002: Dukes Waikiki Restaurant – Waikiki Beach, HI
03-17-2001: San Jose Arena – San Jose, CA
03-15-2001: Oakland Arena – Oakland, CA
02-24-2001: Mars Music Amp – West Palm Beach, FL
02-22-2001: Ice Palace – Tampa, FL
02-20-2001: Charlotte Coliseum – Charlotte, NC
02-17-2001: Greensboro Coliseum – Greensboro, NC
02-15-2001: Compaq Center – Houston, TX
02-13-2001: Reunion Arena – Dallas, TX
02-10-2001: National Car Rental Center – Ft Lauderdale, FL
02-08-2001: TD Waterhouse Centre – Orlando, FL
11-04-2000: Guild Hall – East Hampton, NY
10-07-2000: Blaisdell Centre – Honolulu, HI
09-29-2000: MGM Grand – Las Vegas, NV
09-02-2000: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-31-2000: Tweeter Center Boston – Mansfield, MA
08-29-2000: Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY
08-26-2000: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-24-2000: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
08-22-2000: Alltel Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
08-19-2000: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
08-17-2000: Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH
07-29-2000: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
07-27-2000: New World Music Theatre – Tinley Park, IL
07-25-2000: Polaris Amphitheatre – Columbus, OH
07-22-2000: Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, WI
07-20-2000: Deer Creek Music Center – Noblesville, IN
07-15-2000: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
07-13-2000: Lakewood Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
06-24-2000: Star Lake Amphitheatre – Burgettstown, PA
06-20-2000: GTE Amphitheatre – Virginia Beach, VA
06-17-2000: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-15-2000: Nissan Pavilion – Bristow, VA
06-13-2000: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-10-2000: E Center – Camden, NJ
06-08-2000: E Center – Camden, NJ
11-30-1999: Ice Palace – Tampa, FL
11-06-1999: Le Select 50th Anniversay Show – Gustavia,
06-08-1999: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-05-1999: E Center – Camden, NJ
06-03-1999: E Center – Camden, NJ
06-01-1999: Blockbuster Pavilion – Charlotte, NC
05-29-1999: North Charleston Coliseum – Charleston, SC
11-25-1998: Stephen Talkhouse – Amagansett, NY
04-23-1995: Orlando Arena – Orlando, FL
10-15-1993: Tacoma Dome – Tacoma, WA
09-04-1993: Great Woods – Mansfield, MA
08-16-1993: Walnut Creek Pavilion – Raleigh, NC
07-04-1993: Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston, MI
06-19-1993: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
06-12-1993: City Park – New Orleans, LA
06-03-1993: Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, CA
10-12-1988: Sunrise Musical Theatre – Ft Lauderdale, FL
08-27-1983: Sheridan Opera House – Telluride, CO
06-12-1982: Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre – Irvine, CA
07-12-1980: Carowinds Palladium – Charlotte, NC
07-04-1980: Minneapolis – Minneapolis, MN
03-14-1980: Palladium – New York, NY
07-29-1979: Greek Amphitheatre – Berkley, CA
Number of Shows: 82