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Dogs, Frogs, and Nature Songs

Today is 8/21/2014

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The Birch Tree


See the lovely birch in the meadow
Curly leaves all dancing when the wind blows
Loo‐lee‐loo, when the wind blows
Loo‐lee‐loo, when the wind blows


Oh, my little tree, I need branches
For the silver flutes I need branches
Loo‐lee‐loo, three branches
Loo‐lee‐loo, three branches


From another birch I will make now
I will make a tingling balalaika
Loo‐lee‐loo, balalaika
Loo‐lee‐loo, balalaika


When I play my new balalaika
I will think of you, my lovely birch tree
Loo‐lee‐loo, lovely birch tree
Loo‐lee‐loo, lovely birch tree