"The Water is Wide" is an old Scottish folk song.

The Water is Wide - Scottish Children's Songs - Scotland - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


Sadao wrote from Japan saying this song is popular there. There's a Japanese version that's used on TV.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Sadao Mazuka for contributing this song and midi. Many thanks to Gracie Gralike for the illustration!

Thank you!