folk song

Mariner’s Hymn

Lyrics Hail you! And where did you come from? Hallelujah. (repeat) Oh I’m come from the land of Egypt, Hallelujah. (repeat) Hail you! And where are you bound for? (repeat) Oh I’m bound for the land of Canaan. (repeat) See …

Sigga Litla Systir Mín

Lyrics Sigga litla systir mín, situr úti á götu. Er að mjólka ána sín, í ofurlitla fötu. Translation – Sigga My Little Sister My little sister Sigga Is sitting on the street. She is milking her sheep In a very …

Rosy My Posy

Lyrics Rosy my posy, you’re sleepy and dozy, Come sit upon Grandmother’s knee. Songs I will sing you, sweet sleep to bring you, Come cuddle up cozy with me. I will sing ditties of birds and of kitties, The songs …

Üsküdar’a Gider İken

Info Kâtibim (“the clerk”), or Üsküdar’a Gider İken, is a Turkish folk song about a woman and her clerk traveling to Üsküdar. The tune is a famous Istanbul türkü. (source) Lyrics Üsküdar’a Gider İken Aldı Da Bir Yağmur, (repeat) Kâtibimin …

Jugando al escondite

Lyrics Jugando al escondite en el bosque anocheció Jugando al escondite en el bosque anocheció Y el cuco cantando el miedo nos quitó Y el cuco cantando el miedo nos quitó Cu-cu, cu-cu. Hablado [Niños] Lobo, ¿dónde estás? [Lobo] ¡Estoy …

Hinky Dinky Double D Farm

Lyrics Oh it’s beans, beans, beans that make you feel so mean, On the farm, on the farm, Oh, it’s beans, beans, beans that make you feel so mean, On the Hinky Dinky ‘Double D’ farm. Refrain Mine eyes are …

Strike the Bell

Lyrics Out on the quarter deck a-walking about There’s the second mate so steady and so stout. What he is a-thinking of he doesn’t know himself We wish that he would hurry up and strike, strike the bell. Refrain Strike …

Me subo a la torre

Info This chant is found in more than one Spanish-speaking country, at least in Mexico and Panama. There are different versions. Lyrics Me subo a la torre, toco la campana, el padre me regaña, me hace una pregunta, y yo se …

Glockenjodler

Lyrics Hol-la-ri, hol-la-ro, hol-la-ri-di, ri-a-ho. Hol-la-ri, hol-la-ro, hol-la-ri-di, ri-a-ho. Translation – Bell Yodelers These are syllables that sound like yodeling. See also Austrian folk songs songs with dotted eighth / sixteenth note patterns songs with chords I & V source: The …

Welcome Every Guest

Lyrics Welcome, welcome, every guest, Welcome to our music feast*, Music is our only cheer, Fill both soul and ravished ear; Sacred Nine, teach us the mood. Sweetest notes to be explored. Softly swell the trembling air, To complete our …

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