folk songs

Wash the Dishes

Lyrics Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes, Ring the bell for tea. Three good wishes, three good kisses, I will give to thee. See also chants Extras for Plus Members Downloadable chant (PDF)

Yağ satarım bal satarım

Lyrics Yağ satarım bal satarım Ustam ölmüş ben satarım Alacağına, bulacağına Bir kaşık ayran Yarın sabah bayram. Yağ satarım, bal satarım, Ustam öldü, ben satarım. Ustamın kürkü sarıdır. Satsam on beş liradır Zam-bak Zum-bak Dön arkana iyi bak Translation – …

We zijn er bijna

Lyrics We zijn er bijna, we zijn er bijna, maar nog niet helemaal. (repeat) Translation – We’re almost there We’re almost there, we’re almost there, but not quite yet. (repeat) See also folk songs from The Netherlands songs about buses …

The Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen

Lyrics The Northern Lights of Aberdeen are what I long to see; The Northern Lights of Aberdeen, that’s where I long to be. I’ve been a wand’rer all of my life and many a sight I’ve seen. God speed the …

Karusellen (Jungfru skär)

Info This song is often sung while circling the Christmas tree or midsummer pole. (source) Lyrics Jungfru, jungfru, jungfru jungfru skãr. Här är karusellen, som ska gå till kvällen. Tio för de stora och fem för de små, Skynda på, …

Miss Maggie

Lyrics Around and round Miss Maggie on a long summer day. (repeat) Break the ring and take a swing on a long summer day. (repeat) Miss Maggie knows how to swing ’em on a long summer day. (repeat) Dance Formation: …

Just From the Kitchen

Lyrics Just from the kitchen, shoo-li-loo, With a handful of biscuits, shoo-li-loo, I know you don’t like ’em, shoo-li-loo, But you can’t do without ’em, shoo-li-loo, Please Mr. Johnson, shoo-li-loo, Fly away over yonder, shoo-li-loo Circle game Formation: Students stand …

Jing-Ga-Ring

Lyrics Here we go by jing-ga-ring, by jing-ga-ring, by jing-ga-ring Here we go by Jing-ga-ring, Around the merry-ma-tanzy. ___ is her/his name, Is her/his name, is her/his name ___ is her/his name, Around the merry-ma-tanzy. Circle game Formation – Students …

Dancer in the Moonlight

Lyrics Dancer* in the moonlight Dancer in the dew, Dancer never come back Until the clock strikes two. Walk in dancer walk in, Walk right in I say Walk into my parlor To hear my banjo play I don’t hate …

This is the House that Jack Built

Chant This is the house that Jack built. This is the malt that lay in the house that Jack built. This is the rat that ate the malt That lay in the house that Jack built. This is the cat …

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