Alphabet Poem

Lyrics (Traditional chant / nursery rhyme) A was an angler went out in a fog,Who fished all the day and caught only a frog. B was cook Betty a-baking a pie,With ten or twelve apples all piled up on high. …

Diarra loro lora

Lyrics – Dioula (Folk song from Burkina Faso) Diarra loro loraDiantissera diarralaDiarra loro loraDiantissera diarrala Hé sourougou loro loraDiantissera diarralaHé sourougou loro loraDiantissera diarrala English Translation – The Lions’ Market is There The lions’ market is there,But nobody will be …

Rise Up O Flame

Lyrics (Melody, Christoph Praetorius, 1500s, Lyrics Anonymous) Rise up o flame by thy light glowing,Show to us beauty, vision and joy. See also rounds minor / modal songs songs based on the minor pentascale songs in 3 YouTube https://youtu.be/5EbsvIe6ouE Song …

Folk Songs from Burkina Faso

Songs Diarra loro lora Mami Wata Sindi See also songs from Africa national anthems world regions

Mami Wata

Lyrics – Bambara Folk song from Burkina Faso) Mami lo lo loMamiwata loloMami lo lo loMamiwata loloKata sin frantaKata di frantaKata KomisériaMama béna OK English Translation – Mermaid The little mermaidwas bored underwaterShe went up to the surface to pick …

Wake a Song of Joy and Gladness

Lyrics 1. Wake a song of joy and gladness,Let the room with music ring,Hence will fly all dreary sadness,When with heart and voice we sing.Music stirs the thought to action,Still it soothes the weary mind,Let us sing with satisfaction,Leaving all …

Trade Song

Lyrics (Folk tune, Lyrics by Clara Belle Baker, 1921) 1. The farmer reaps the harvest,The farmer reaps the harvest,The farmer reaps the harvestWhile we go round about.While we go round about,While we go round about,The farmer reaps the harvestWhile we …

Rock About My Saro Jane

Lyrics (American folk song) Oh rock about my Saro Jane,Oh rock about my Saro Jane,Oh there’s nothing to do but sit down and singAnd rock about my Saro Jane. See also songs with chords I, IV, V source: The World of …

Amina Tolé

Lyrics – Wolof (Folk song from Senegal) Amina,Amina tolé´EléssibaÉna ahoAminatou sé PascalinaSouma ouéSouma ouéAmizongo, GismèneEssissékéléEoula zouEoula zouEoula zou pin pinAminatou! Lyrics have no meaning (source) See also folk songs from Senegal minor / modal songs songs with different voices YouTube …

Schpinn, schpinn, meine liewi Dochder

Lyrics – Pennsylvania German (Pennsylvania German folk song) 1. Schpinn, schpinn, mei liewi Dochter,Noh kaaf ich dir en Frack.Ya, ya, mei liewer Daadi,Un deen mit en Sack. RefrainIch kann nimmi schpinne,Mei Finger gschwellt immer,Un dutt mer weh, so weh! 2. …

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