A Well-known Spanish Kids Song called “Saw, Saw” with a YouTube Video

Here you can watch some Chilean children singing Aserrín, aserrán – Saw, Saw – a popular Spanish childrens song. Below the video you’ll find the lyrics in Spanish, followed by an English translation.

Here’s the version of Aserrín, aserrán that the kids are singing…

Aserrín, aserrán,
Los maderos de San Juan
Piden pan,
No les dan,
Piden queso
Le dan hueso
Piden vino si les dan,
Se marean y se van, van, van.

Saw, Saw,
The woodsmen of San Juan
Ask for bread,
They’re given none,
Ask for cheese,
They’re given a bone.
Ask for wine, if they’re given some
They get sick and go back home.

Many different versions of this song exist. Below you’ll find links to the lyrics of this song from some other countries, along with directions about how to play the game…

Aserrín, aserrán from Spain
Aserrín, aserrán from Peru
Aserrín, aserrán from Argentina

Feel free to add the version of Aserrín, aserrán that you know in the comments below. Please let us know which country it’s from.

Mama Lisa

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