Posts filed under: folk songs

Lyrics Ten green bottles hanging on the wall Ten green bottles hanging on the wall And if one green bottle should accidentally fall, There’ll be nine green bottles hanging on the wall. Nine green bottles… Continue counting down until the...
Lyrics Hänschen klein ging allein in die weite Welt hinein. Stock und Hut stehn ihm gut, ist gar wohlgemut. Aber Mutter weinet sehr, hat ja nun kein Hänschen mehr. Da besinnt sich das Kind, kehrt nach Haus geschwind. Translation Little...
Lyrics El puente está quebrado, ¿con qué lo curaremos? Con cáscaras de huevo, Burritos al potrero. Que pase el rey Que ha de pasar Con todos sus hijitos ¡Menos el de atrás! Translation The bridge is broken, How do we...
Lyrics Janey Mac* me shirt is black, What’ll I do for Sunday? Go to bed and cover your head, And don’t get up till Monday. “Janey Mac” is an expression of surprise. (source) Links more chants more Irish songs /...
Lyrics Here is the beehive, where are the bees? Hidden away where nobody sees Watch and you’ll see them come out of the hive, One, two, three, four, five Bzzzzzzz Motions Here is the beehive, where are the bees? –...