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Jane Halladay wrote: "My Grandmother, who was Norwegian, sang My Pigeon Doors to me and my brothers and sisters. I loved it and sang it to my children. Now I sing it to my grandchildren and it is their favorite - even the teenagers beg me to sing it to them. Our version goes like this:

My Pigeon Doors I open wide and set my pigeons free
They fly 'ore the hills on every Dale and land on the tallest tree.
And when they return, from their merry merry journ,
I shut my door and say "good night"
Coo a roo, coo a roo, coo a roo, coo a roo
Coo a roo, coo a roo, coo a roo."

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Thanks to Erin for contributing this song! Thanks to Jane Halladay for contributing her grandmother's version of this song.

Thank you very much!