folk songs

Limbo Like Me

Lyrics I want somebody to limbo like me, Limbo, to limbo like me. Limbo, limbo, to limbo like me, Limbo, to limbo like me. I want somebody to limbo like I can, Limbo, to limbo like me. Limbo, limbo, to …

In a Dark Dark Wood

Lyrics In a dark, dark wood, there was a dark, dark house. And in that dark, dark house, there was a dark, dark room. And in that dark, dark room, there was a dark, dark closet. And in that dark, …

Il court le furet

Lyrics Il court il court le furet Le furet du bois, mesdames Il court il court le furet Le furet du bois joli Il est passé par ici Il repassera par là. Translation – The Ferret Runs He runs he …

Jibi-di Jibi-da

Lyrics Tra la la la la la la la, Tra la la la la la la, Tra la la la la la la la, Tra la la la la la la! Jibi-di, jibi-da, Tra la la la la la la, …

Apple Tree chant

Lyrics Here is the tree with leaves so green. Here are the apples that hang between. When the wind blows the apples fall. Here is a basket to gather them all. Motions Line 1 – Make a tree with arms …

Iny hono izy ravorombazaha

Lyrics Iny hono izy ravorombazaha Ento misidina mankany antsaha Ento misidina ambony Rahefa mangina avereno, Ooooooh, ooooooh Translation – Here’s My Baby, oh White Bird Here’s my baby, oh white bird, Take him over the field Take it high up …

Go to Sleep

Lyrics 1. Go to sleep, go to sleepy, Go to sleepy little baby, Hush li’l baby and don’t you cry, Go to sleepy little baby. 2. Go to sleep, go to sleepy, Go to sleepy little baby, Mama and papa …

O Hal’lwe

Lyrics Yu no he yu ne la (repeat 3 times) O hal-‘lwe (repeat 5 times) He yo he! Translation – Strong Oak Tree The specific meaning of these lyrics has been lost, but the Nanticoke remember it compares the role …

Kum Bachur Atzel

Lyrics – Transliteration Kum bachur atzel vetze la’avodah (repeat) Kum kum vetze la’avodah (repeat) Kukuriku kukuriku tarnegol kara (repeat) Translation – Get Up Lazy Boy Get up lazy guy and go out to work (repeat) Get up get up and …

Ah! vous dirai-je, maman

Lyrics Ah ! Vous dirai-je maman Ce qui cause mon tourment? Papa veut que je raisonne Comme une grande personne Moi je dis que les bonbons Valent mieux que la raison. Translation – Shall I tell you, Mommy Oh! Shall …

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