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Alouette

In Gan Yama

Kookaburra

Land Of The Silver Birch

Los Pollitos

Tie Me Kangaroo Down

Zulu Parting Song (Hambani Kahle)

 

 

ALOUETTE (Canada)

Alouette, gentille, Alouette
Alouette je te plumerai.
Je te plumerai la tete, je te plumerai la tete,
Et la tete, et la tete,
Alouette, Alouette, Oh!

Alouette, gentille, Alouette
Alouette je te plumerai.
Je te plumerai le bec, je te plumerai le bec,
Et le bec, et la tete,
Alouette, Alouette, Oh!

Alouette, gentille, Alouette
Alouette je te plumerai.
Je te plumerai le nez, je te plumerai le nez,
Et le nez, et le bec, et la tete,
Alouette, Alouette, Oh!

Alouette, gentille, Alouette
Alouette je te plumerai.
Je te plumerai le dos, je te plumerai le dos
Et le dos, et le nez, et le bec, et la tete,
Alouette, Alouette, Oh!

Alouette, gentille, Alouette
Alouette je te plumerai.
Je te plumerai les pattes, je te plumerai les pattes,
Et les pattes, et le dos, et le nez, et le bec, et la tete,
Alouette, Alouette, Oh!

Alouette, gentille, Alouette
Alouette je te plumerai.
Je te plumerai le cou, je te plumerai le cou,
Et le cou, et les pattes, et le dos, et le nez, et le bec, et la tete,
Alouette, Alouette, Oh!

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IN GAN YAMA

Sing four times:
In gan yama
Gan yama
In bubu
Yabu Yabu
In bubu

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KOOKABURRA (Australia)

1) Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,
Merry, merry king of the bush is he,
Laugh, Kookaburra, Laugh, Kookaburra,
Gay your life must be.

2) Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree
Eating all the gumdrops he can see
Stop, Kookaburra, Stop, Kookaburra
Leave some there for me.

3) Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,
Counting all the monkeys he can see
Stop, Kookaburra, Stop, Kookaburra,
That's no monkey, that's me.

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LAND OF THE SILVER BIRCH (Canada)

Land of the silver birch, home of the beaver,
Where still the mighty moose wanders at will.
Blue lake and rocky shore, I will return once more.
Boom di di eye di, Boom di di eye di,
Boom di di eye di boom.

My heart is sick for you, here in the lowlands.
I will return to you, hills of the north.
Blue lake and rocky shore, I will return once more.
Boom di di eye di, Boom di di eye di,
Boom di di eye di boom.

Swift as a silver fish, canoe of birch bark.
Thy mighty waterways carry me forth.
Blue lake and rocky shore, I will return once more.
Boom di di eye di, Boom di di eye di,
Boom di di eye di boom.

There where the blue lake lies I'll set my wigwam,
Close to the water's edge, silent, and still.
Blue lake and rocky shore, I will return once more.
Boom di di eye di, Boom di di eye di,
Boom di di eye di boom.

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LOS POLLITOS (Columbia)

Los pollitos di-cen, pi-o, pi-o, pi-o,
Cuan-do tien-en ham-bre, cuando tien-en frio.
La gallina busca el maiz y el trigo
Para su comida, y les presta abrigo.
Bajo sus dos alas, acurrucaditos.
Hasta el otro dia duermen los pollitos

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TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN (Australia)

Chorus:
Tie me kangaroo down, sport.
Tie me kangaroo down.
[Repeat.]

1) Let me wombats go loose, Bruce,
Let me wombats go loose.
They're of no further use, Bruce,
So let me wombats go lose.

2) Take me koalas back, Jack,
Take me koalas back.
They live out there on the track, Jack,
So take me koalas back.

3) Watch me wallabies feed, Speed,
Watch me wallabies feed,
They're a dangerous breed, Speed,
So watch me wallabies feed.

4) Keep me cockatoos cool, Jul,
Keep me cockatoos cool,
Don't go acting the fool, Jul,
ust keep me cockatoos cool.

5) Mind me platypus duck, Buck,
Mind me platypus duck.
Don't you let him go running amuck now, Buck
Mind me platypus duck.

6) Play your didgeridoo, Lou,
Play your didgeridoo,
Keep playing ''til I shoot through, Lou,
Play your didgeridoo.

7) [Haltingly with pathos]
Tan me hide when I'm dead, Fred.
Tan me hide when I'm dead.
[Lively]
So we tanned his hide, when he died, Clyde.
That's it hanging on the shed!

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ZULU PARTING SONG (HAMBANI KAHLE)

(Tune- Oh, How I Love Jesus)

Go well and safely,
Go well and safely,
Go well and safely,
The Lord be ever with you.

Stay well and safely,
Stay well and safely,
Stay well and safely,
The Lord be ever with you.

Hambani kahle,
Hambani kahle,
Hambani kahle,
The Lord be ever with you.

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