Across the Rocky Mountain

Lyrics (American folk song) Across the rocky mountain I walked for miles and miles, (repeat)Say, I’ll never forget my mother’s looks, God bless her sweetly smile. There was an old rich farmer who lived in the neighborhood bye;He had one ...

Achshav

Lyrics – Transliteration (Hebrew folk song) Achshav, achshav, b’Emek Yis-r’el (repeat)Tumba, tumba, tumba, b’Emek Yis-r’el – hey! (repeat) English Translation – Now Now, nowin the land of Israel – hey!Tumba, tumba, tumbain the land of Israel – hey! (repeat)(source) Hebrew – עכשיו ...

Ach Du Lieber Augustin

Info At the time this song was composed (1679), Vienna was struck by the bubonic plague. Marx Augustin toured Vienna’s inns singing and playing the bagpipe, entertaining people. He was beloved because of his humor in such difficult times. (source) ...

Acadian Lullaby

Info Acadia was a colony of New France in northeastern North America that included parts of eastern Quebec, the Maritime provinces, and modern-day Maine. (source) Lyrics – French (Canadian folk song, Nova Scotia) Dors, dors, le petit bibi,C’est le beau ...

Abiyo Abeyo

Info This song is a greeting song that calls people together. I cannot confirm the accuracy of the spelling, since I have found this in two locations with different spelling. Lyrics (Aboriginal folk song) Abiyo, abeyo,Abio, bio, bima, ma. (repeat) Translation ...

Abreme la puerta

Lyrics – Spanish (Mexican folk song) Abreme la puerta, abreme la puertaQue estoy en la calle y dirá la gente,Que esto un desaire, y dirá la genteQue esto es un desaire. En esta  ventana, en esta ventanaPongo yo una rosa ...

A-Lumbering We Go

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. Come all ye sons of freedom throughout old Michigan,Come all ye gallant lumbermen, come list to a shanty man.From the banks of the Muskegan where the rapid waters flow,We’ll range the wildwoods o’er while a-lumbering we go. ...

A Ya Zain

Info This song is based on the double harmonic scale. Lyrics – Transliteration (Egyptian folk song) A ya zain a ya zainA ya zain el `agibeenYa ward ya wardImfatah bain il basateen Bil hub bil hubYa malo saharniDawab dawabli rohiBa`oono ...

A Kona Hema ‘O Ka Lani

Lyrics – Hawaiian (Hawaiian folk song) 1. A Kona Hema `o ka la ni Nânâ iâ Ka’ awao a`Ike i ka la` i a `E hu E-hu-e-hu `o e e ka la ni. 2. Ka helena a`o Hawai`i Mâlamalama nâ mokuAhuwale ...

A-Rovin’ (Maid of Amsterdam)

Lyrics (Sea shanty) 1. In Amsterdam I met a maid,Mark well what I do say.In Amsterdam I met a maidA-stroll-ing on the promenade.I’ll go no more a-rovin’ with you, fair maid. RefrainA-roving, a-roving, Since roving’s been my ru-i-in,I’ll go no ...
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