One Two Three Aleerie


(Folk song)

One, two, three aleerie,
Four, five, six aleerie,
Seven, eight, nine aleerie,
Ten aleerie over ball.


“Aleerie” or “Alairy” is an old word that means a crooked leg. Traditionally, a ball is bounced three times, and the fourth time, one leg is lifted over the ball as it bounces. (source)

See also

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

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