Beth Thompson

Plonie ognisko w lesie

Lyrics – Polish (Folk song from Poland) Płonie ognisko w lesie,Wiatr smętną piosnkę niesie,Przy ogniu zaś drużyna,Gawędę rozpoczyna RefrainCzuj, czuj, czuwaj,Czuj, czuj, czuwajRozlega się dokoła.Czuj, czuj, czuwaj,Czuj, czuj, czuwajNajstarszy druh zawoła. Przestańcie się już bawićI czas swój marnotrawić;Niech każdy z ...

Does the Spearmint Lose Its Flavor

Lyrics (Music by Ernest Breuer, 1924, Lyrics by Billy Rose, Marty Bloom) Does the spearmint* lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?If you chew it in the morning, will it be too hard to bite?Can’t you see I’m going crazy, ...

Folk Songs from Malawi

Song Uyu ndi mtecheteche See also songs from Africa national anthems world regions

Uyu ndi mtecheteche

Lyrics – Mang’anja (Traditional chant from Malawi) Uyu ndi mtecheteche,Uyu ndi mpwache wa mteche,Uyu ndi mkala pakati,Uyu ndi mkomba mbale,Uyu ndi chitsiru chache,Tikumenya iwe: Go! Go! English Translation – This is the shaky little finger This is the shaky little ...

First Be Sure You’re Doing Right

Lyrics (Lowell Mason) First be sure you’re doing right,Then go on with all your might. See also Subject: positive message Harmony: rounds / one chord Meter: 6/8 Scale: major Source: The Song-Garden: Series of School Music Books, Progressively Arranged, First ...

Taba Naba

Lyrics – Meriam Mir (Folk song from the Torres Strait Islands, Australia) Taba naba naba norem,Tugei pe neiser mi,dinghy ge nabatre,Mi ko kei miserer em nebewem,Taba naba norem. English Translation – Come let us go Come let us go to ...

Suutarin emännän kehtolaulu

Lyrics – Finnish (Folk song from Finland) Keitä te ootte te nuoret poijat,kun en mä tunne teitä,piupali paupali piupali paupali,kun en mä tunne teitä. Ootteko tulleet, ootteko tulleetkenkiänne hakemahan,piupali paupali piupali paupali,kenkiänne hakemahan. Suutari on mennyt koko viikoksikylälle neulomahan… Tulkaa ...

Awenye Nakile

Info This song has several versions, including “Awonye Nakie” and “A Keelie Makolay.” (source) Lyrics – Adangbe (Folk song from Ghana) Awenye Nakile*Mo ba ko ni wafieeih eih eih,mo ba ko ni wafie Mo ba ko ni wafieMo ba ko ...

Speak Distinctly

Lyrics (Lowell Mason) Whether you whisper low or loudly call,Distinctly speak or do not speak at all. See also Form: AB Harmony: rounds / chords I, IV, V Meter: 6/8 Rhythm: ties Scale: major Source: The Song-Garden: Series of School ...

California Here I Come

Lyrics (Bud DeSylva, Joseph Meyer, Al Jolson, 1924) California, here I come,Right back where I started from,Where bowers of flowers bloom in the spring,Each morning at dawning, birdies sing and everything,A sun-kissed miss said, “Don’t be late,”That’s why I can ...
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