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Leak Kanseng

Info This song and game is used in New Year celebrations. Lyrics – Transliteration Leak Kanseng! Chhma khaaim keng! Oh long oh long Cambodian / Khmer លាក់កន្សែង ឆ្មាខាំកែង អូសលោង! អូសលោង! Translation Hide the towel, Cats bite, Drag! Drag! (source) Game …

Xīnnián hǎo

Lyrics – Transliteration Xīnnián hǎo ya! Xīnnián hǎo ya! Zhùhè dàjiā xīnnián hǎo! Wǒmen chàng gē, wǒmen tiàowǔ, zhùhè dàjiā xīnnián hǎo! Chinese – 新年好 新年好呀! 新年好呀! 祝贺大家新年好! 我们唱歌, 我们跳舞, 祝贺大家新年好! Translation – Happy New Year Happy new year! Happy …

Frog Pond

Lyrics Come neighbors the moon is up, It’s pleasant out here on the bank. Come stick your heads out of the tank And let us before we sup Go kough, kough, kough And let us before we sup Go kough, …

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 …

Thanksgiving Round

Lyrics 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 …

Em Pom Pee

Lyrics Em pom pee para me para moscas, Em pom pee, para me. Acca dairy, so fairy, Acca dairy, poof poof! These lyrics are nonsense syllables. Motions Formation: Partners facing each other First 2 phrases: Students alternate clapping (each other’s …

Welcome Song

Lyrics I’m so excited on top of the mountain, I feel a joy down in my heart, That’s why I’m singing and dancing, You are welcome with our view of the stars*, You are welcome with our view of the …

Thief

Lyrics Thief, yes thief, that is your name, For you stole my little friend. But I hope to get another, I shall get another friend. La la la la la La la la la la La la la la la …

Sleigh Ride

Lyrics Ting-a-ling-a-ling go the sleigh bells sweet Ting-a-ling-a-ling in the snowy street Here comes a sleigh to take us riding, Merrily along on its runners gliding Stops for a moment in the snow Tumble-umble in and then away we go! …

Albuquerque Turkey

Lyrics Albuquerque is a turkey, And he’s feathered and he’s fine And he wobbles and he gobbles And he’s absolutely mine. He’s the best pet that you can get, Better than a dog or cat, He’s my Albuquerque turkey, And …

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