summer

Song to the Sun

Lyrics (Native American folk song, Zuni) Wake! Awake! Awake! (repeat)The sun has come and the moon has gone.We greet the sun with our morning song.We are thankful for another day. (repeat)Wake! Awake! Awake! (repeat) See also songs about the sun …

The Strawberry Girl

Lyrics (English folk song, Lyrics Anonymous) 1. Oh is it not a pleasant thing to wander through the woods?To look upon the painted flowers and watch the opening buds. 2. To sit with the deep cool shade at some tall …

The Bees’ Party

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. The bees gave a party and invited all they knew: The wasps and the hornets and a few mosquitoes, too. Yo-ho, and hey, every orchard tree was humming with a Buzz, buzz, buzz on that …

Stars of the Summer Night

Lyrics (Melody by I.B. Woodbury, 1819-1858, Lyrics by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) 1. Stars, stars of the summer night,Far, far in yon azure deepsHide, hide your golden light,She sleeps, my lady sleeps.She sleeps, she sleeps, my lady sleeps. 2. Moon, moon …

The Golden Sun

Lyrics (Johann Strauss) 1. The golden sun sinks in the west, the mountain tops retain his beams;The parent bird flies to her nest, The firefly through the valley streams.The whippoorwill begins his lay, And rosy twilight paints the sky,While creeping …

Rocky Island

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. I’m going to Rocky Island,Yo hum dilly-i-o,Going to Rocky Island,I’m going there to stay. RefrainSee my candy darling,Yo hum dilly-i-o,See my candy darling,On a long summer day. 2. See that train a-coming…… Oh, don’t you …

She Waded in the Water

Lyrics She waded in the water and she got her feet all wet. (repeat twice)But she didn’t get her (clap clap) wet yet! She waded in the water and she got her ankles wet… …knees all wet… …finally got it …

Lachend kommt der Sommer

Lyrics – German (German folk song) Lachend, lachend, lachend, lachendKommt der Sommer über das Feld,Über das Feld kommt der Sommer, ha ha ha!Lachend über das Feld! English Translation – Summer Comes Laughing Laughing, laughing, laughing, laughingSummer comes over the fieldSummer is …

Vamos a la mar

Lyrics – Spanish (Folk song from Guatemala) Vamos a la mar, tum, tum.A comer pescado, tum, tum.Boca colorada, tum, tum.Fritito y asado, tum, tum. Vamos a la mar, tum, tum.A comer pescado, tum, tum.Fritito y asado, tum, tum,En sarten de …

Sumer Is I-Cumen In

Info “Sumer Is Icumen In” (also called the Summer Canon and the Cuckoo Song) is a medieval English rota (the oldest known musical composition featuring six-part polyphony) of the mid-13th century. The title translates approximately to “Summer Has Come In” …

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