Notes

Alternate Verses (the 1st verse is always the same as above):

2. Elle embrasse son grand-père en descendant
3. J'voudrais bien êtr' son grand-père en descendant.

English Translation:

2. She kisses her grandfather when coming down
3. I'd want to be her grandfather when coming down.

This song is of American origin. If you want to read the original version, click on "She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain".

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Many thanks to Tiphaine Woerth for recording this song for Mama Lisa's World.

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Here are the lyrics of the version in the video:

1. Elle descend de la montagne à cheval (x2) (She comes down the mountain on her horse)
Elle descend de la montagne (x2) (She comes down the mountain)
Elle descend de la montagne à cheval

(Refrain)
Singing I, I, youpee, youpee I
Singing I, I, youpee, youpee I
Singing I, I, youpee, I, I, youpee
I, I, youpee, youpee I !

2. Elle embrasse son grand-père quand elle descend… (She kisses her grand-father when she comes down.)

3. J' voudrais être son grand-père quand elle descend… (I'd like to be her grand-father when she comes down.)

4. Mais c'est mieux d'avoir vingt ans et toutes ses dents...(But it's better to be 20 years old and to have all one's teeth.)
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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Elle descend de la montagne

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Monique Palomares for contributing and translating this song and for creating the midi music.

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