Lyrics

1. Vo Luzern uf Wäggis zue,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
brucht me weder Strümpf noch Schueh,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

Refrain
Hol-di-ri-di-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

2. Fahr im Schiffli übern See,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
um die schönen Maidli zseh,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain

3. Hansli, trink mer nit zu viel,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
‘s Gäldli mueß verdienet si,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain

Translation

1. From Lucerne to Weggis,
(Yodeling) Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Neither stockings nor shoes are needed,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

Refrain
Hol-di-ri-di-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho!

2. One crosses the lake on a boat,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
To see the pretty girls,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain

3. Johnny, don’t drink too much,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Money must be earned,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, ho! Refrain


Singable English Version


English Singable Lyrics

1. From Lucerne to Weggis fair,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Shoes and stockings we need not wear,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a.

Refrain
Hol-di-ri-di-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a,
hol-di-ri-a, Hol-di-ri-di-a,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a.

2. On the lake we all shall row,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
Looking at the fish below,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a. Refrain

3. Weggis hills are not so far,
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-ri-a,
We will all out “Hei-sa-sa,”
Hol-di-ri-di-a, hol-di-a. Refrain


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