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Jing-Ga-Ring

Lyrics (Folk song) Here we go by jing-ga-ring,by jing-ga-ring, by jing-ga-ringHere 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 stand in a circle …

Es tönen die Lieder / With Laughter and Singing

Lyrics – German (German folk song) Es tönen die Lieder,Der Frühling kehrt wiederEs spielet der HirteAuf seiner Schalmei.La la la la la la la la la,La la la la la la la la. Translation – The songs sound The songs …

Linstead Market

Info This song is in the Jamaican mento genre (not Calypso) (source).This is about a woman going to market trying to sell her fruit, but having no success. I omitted the verses about the woman’s children going hungry. Lyrics (Jamaican …

Thanksgiving Round

Lyrics (Composer unknown) Now the farmer sows his field,Its increase soon the ground will yield. Now the fields are bright and green,The yellow corn will soon be seen. Now the reapers’ sickles ring,And harvest home they gladly sing. See also …

Bjørnen sover

Lyrics (Norwegian folk song) Bjørnen sover, bjørnen sover,i sitt lune hi.Den er ikke farlig, bare vi går varlig.Men man kan jo, men man kan jo,aldri være trygg! English Translation – The bear is sleeping The bear is sleeping, the bear is sleeping,in …

Countermelodies & Ostinati

Songs with Countermelodies / Duets A Pumpkin Acadian Lullaby Amazing Grace Bjørnen sover Cindy Did You Go to the Barney Doctor Foster Down in the Valley Down the Ohio Drill Ye Tarriers Dry Bones Early to Bed Fruit Bending Down …

Love, Love

Lyrics (Folk song) Love, love, love, love.Christians, this is your call.Love your neighbor as yourself,For God loves us all. See also Christian songs rounds minor / modal songs similar tune: Rose Rose source: Wee Sing Bible Songs, Pamela Beall and Susan Nipp, 1992 …

The Kine are Homeward Going

Lyrics The kine [cows], the kine are homeward going,Where o’er the ford the stream is flowing,They drink and wander onward, lowing. Kine = plural of cow Lyrics songs about cows songs in 3 rounds songs with chords I & IV …

Sandy McNab

Lyrics (Folk song) There was an old fellow named Sandy McNab,Who had for his supper a very fine crab,And had to be carried home in a cab. Recorder Notes D, G, A, B, C, D’ See also rounds songs in …

Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree

Lyrics (Folk song) Under the spreading chestnut treeThere we sit both you and meOh how happy we will beUnder the spreading chestnut tree. See also songs about trees rounds (see adapted version below) songs with chords I, IV, V Japanese …

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