Category Archives: German

Ich geh’ mit meine Laterne

A German song sung at Martinmas as children carry their lanterns. Ich geh’ mit meine Laterne Und meine Laterne mit mir Dort oben leuchten die Sterne hier unten, da leuchten wir Der Hahn, der kraeht, die Katz miaut Rabimmel rabammel … Continue reading

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Backe backe Kuchen

This is another song I learnt many years ago in Germany but it was only when translating the lyrics that I realised the cakes don’t contain any sugar! What?! That’s not my kind of cake. Perhaps you could substitute Zucker … Continue reading

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