À Paris sur un petit cheval gris

Lyrics – French (Japanese folk song) À Paris, à Paris,Sur mon petit cheval gris,À Rouen, à Rouen,Sur mon petit cheval blanc,À Toulon, à ToulonSur mon petit cheval blondEt rentrons au manoirSur mon petit cheval noir.Au galop, au galop, au galop, ...

Tankō Bushi

Info Sometimes called Jōban Tanko Bushi, this song is about coal mining, refering to the Miike Mine in Kyūshū (Tagawa City). A folk dance is performed during the Bon festival, which includes common mining motions, such as shoveling, pushing a ...

Ippa Dippa Dation

Lyrics (Traditional chant from England) To choose who will be “It” Ippa dippa dationMy operationHow many people at the station?[Someone says a number between 1 and 10.]The one who gets to number ____ [say same number]Will surely be it!1… [count ...

The Rainbow

Lyrics (Folk tune, Lyrics by Christina Rossetti) Boats sail on the riversAnd ships sail on the seas,But the clouds that sail across the skyAre prettier far than these.There are bridges on the riversAs pretty as you please,But the bow that ...

Nie chcę cię

Lyrics – Polish (Folk song from Poland) Nie chcę cię, nie chcę cię,nie chcę cię znać.Chodź do mnie, chodź do mnierączkę mi dać.Prawą mi daj, lewą mi daji już się na mnie nie gniewaj.Prawą mi daj, lewą mi daji już ...

Fiddle-dee-dee

Lyrics (Melody by C.H. Hohmann, publ. 1920, Lyrics by Eugene Field) 1. There once was a bird that lived up in a treeAnd all he could whistle was fiddle-dee-dee. 2. Oh fiddle oh fiddle, oh fiddle-dee-dee,And all he could whistle ...

Grandma Grunts

Lyrics (Folk song) 1. Grandma Grunts said a curious thing,Boys can whistle, but girls must sing.This is what I heard her say,‘Twas no longer than yesterday. RefrainBoys can whistle (whistle)Girls must sing, tra la la la la. 2. Boys can ...

Wáng lǎo xiān sheng yǒu kuài de

Lyrics – Pinyin (Chinese folk song) wáng lǎo xiān sheng yǒu kuài deyī ya yī ya yōtā zài tián biān yǎng xiǎo jīyī ya yī ya yōzhè lǐ jī jī jīnà li jī jī jīzhè lǐ jī nà li jīdào ...

Uç uç böceğim

Lyrics – Turkish (Folk song from Turkey) Uç uç böceğim,Yarın düğün olacakAnnem sana terlik pabuç alacak English Translation – Fly away my ladybug Fly away my ladybug,There will be a wedding tomorrowMy mother will buy you slippers and shoes See ...

You Turn for Sugar and Tea

Lyrics (Folk song) You turn for sugar and tea,I turn for candy,Boys all love that sugar and tea,Girls all love that candy.You turn, I turn,You turn, I turn,You turn for sugar and tea,I turn for candy,Boys all love that sugar ...
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