(Have You Ever Been Sailing?)
(All Through the Night)
(A Little Lad from Melin Y Wig )
(The Miller's Song)
(Yonder Comes Mother)
(Two Small Dogs)
(Gee Up Little Horse)
(The Colors of the Rainbow)
(I Saw a Jackdaw)
(New Year's Eve)
New Year's Song
(Tidy Little House)
(One Finger, Two Fingers, Three Fingers Dancing)
Please contribute a traditional song or rhyme from your country.
Articles about the music, culture and traditions of Wales and more.
People around the world leave different "treats" for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. In the US and Canada, we put out milk and cookies for Santa. I have to say when he comes to our house, he leaves a big mess of crumbs on the table… but he always writes us a note of […]
Cathy Smith McGregor wrote on Mama Lisa’s World Facebook Group: My Aunt posted this on her wall. Can you help her? (She is Welsh.) “When I was in school in the U.K. we sang a little song about feeding the birds in winter, but all I can remember is bits and pieces. It says something […]
Sam wrote: Hi Lisa My father is visiting his new grandson and counting his toes while saying, “Tom Tiddler, Marsh Mappler, Mappler How, How Hairy, Bow Bairy, Buttry Ghan, Ghan Gilvan, Gilvan Nod, Whisken Todd, We Ten Ten”. Spelling not-withstanding, what does this mean? Dad thought they were Welsh mountains, because the rhyme came from […]
A while ago, we asked about gift giving traditions around the world. Nicola Holdsworth wrote to us from the UK telling us about British holiday and gift-giving traditions. Here’s what she wrote… We give horseshoes for marriage, oranges form part of the Christingle celebration, usually with candles and ribbon. 21st birthdays are sometimes symbolized with […]
Anthony Thornley wrote: I was wondering, and hoping and praying someone might be able to help me… my daughter keeps singing a welsh song about knowing her numbers, recabra recabra or something similar… if anyone can point me in the right direction i would really appreciate it. If anyone can help, please let us know […]
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