"Alirón" is pronounced "ah lee ron".

Alirón - Spanish Children's Songs - Spain - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*"Alirón" is sometimes "aciclón", "acitrón" or "arrión"…
**A doublet is a fitted men's jacket worn from the middle ages until the middle of the 17th Century in Western Europe.

Additional verse

Tanto coche de lujo, tanto boato
y en llegando a casa no tienes plato.

(You have a luxury coach, such ostentation
And when you're home, you have no plate.)


Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Alirón

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Marie-Claire Grousset for contributing this song and to Monique Palomares for translating it (with Lisa Yannucci).

Image: Painting of Sir Charles Blount circa 1594 (painter unknown).

¡Muchas gracias!