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1712 Manx - Hunt the Wren
Hunt the Wren is a traditional custom carried out on the Isle of Man on the 26 December, St. Stephen's Day. It consists of groups of people going around villages and towns singing and dancing a traditional song and dance around a decorated wren pole. The practice of Hunt the Wren was first noted in ...
2018-12-06, 644👍, 0💬

1773 France - O ma tendre Musette (Sing to me, sweet Musetta)
The "Sing to me, sweet Musetta" song appeared in the Journal de Musique Historique in 1773, as a Romance by M. de la Harpe Michael Logozar - Musette (O ma tendre Musette - Monsigny) - solo piano:     ⇒ 1786 Scotland - O Logie o' Buchan ⇐ 1712 Manx - Hunt the Wren ⇑ Best Folk Songs in the World ⇑⇑...
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1712 England - The Vicar of Bray
"The Vicar of Bray" is an England folk song that recounts the career of a vicar of Bray, Berkshire, towards the end of this period and his contortions of principle in order to retain his ecclesiastic office despite the changes through the course of several monarchs from Charles II to George I. A ver...
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1786 Scotland - O Logie o' Buchan
The "O Logie o' Buchan" song appeared in Johnson's Scots Musical Museum, 1786, along with its tune, which is said to be a transformation of "The tailor fell thro' the bed, thimble and a'," and finds a place in Aird's selection, vol. ii, 1782, under the heading of "The Tailor's March." Logie O'Buchan...
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1792 Ireland - The Last Rose of Summer
"The Last Rose of Summer" is a poem by the Irish poet Thomas Moore. He wrote it in 1805, while staying at Jenkinstown Park in County Kilkenny, Ireland, where he was said to have been inspired by a specimen of Rosa 'Old Blush'. The poem is set to a traditional tune called "Aislean an Oigfear", or "Th...
2018-12-06, 634👍, 0💬

1679 Austria - O du lieber Augustin (O, you dear Augustin)
"Oh du lieber Augustin" is a popular Viennese song. It was presumably composed by the balladeer Marx Augustin in 1679, though written documents only date back to about 1800. O Du lieber Augustin - Kinderlieder zum Mitsingen | Sing Kinderlieder:   German lyrics: O, du lieber Augustin, Augustin, Augus...
2018-11-29, 651👍, 0💬

1672 England - Come Lasses and Lads
"Come Lasses and Lads" dates from 1672. It was printed in Westminster Drollery and entitled "The rural dance about the Maypole". Come Lasses and Lads - David Keith Jones:   Michael Bannett, boy alto, sings Come Lasses And Lads:   English lyrics: Come, lasses and lads, get leave of your dads, and aw...
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1685 Scotland - Annie Laurie
The heroine of "Annie Laurie" song was a daughter of Sir Robert Laurie, first Baronet of Maxwellton, created in 1685. The words were written by Douglas of Fingland, who, inspite of his devotion, did not gain the lady for wife, as she was married to a Mr. Fergusson of Craigdarroch. John McDermott - A...
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1700 China - 茉莉花 (Mo Li Hua - Jasmine Flower)
"茉莉花" (Mo Li Hua - Jasmine Flower) is a popular Chinese folk song that dates back to the 18th century. In time, many regional variations were created, and the song gained popularity both in China and abroad. Jasmine Flower:   English lyrics: Flower of jasmine, so fair! Flower of jasmine, so fair! ...
2018-11-29, 644👍, 0💬

1709 Scotland - The Laird o' Cockpen
"The Laird o' Cockpen" was a devoted adherent to the cause of the Stuarts in the time of Cromwell, and an interesting anecdote in related of him in Mitchison's Handbook of the Songs of Scotland. The original air, set to the words, "When she cam ben, she bobbit," is among the oldest of Scottish melod...
2018-11-29, 640👍, 0💬

1400 France - Sur la pont d'Avignon (On the bridge of Avignon)
"Sur le Pont d'Avignon" is a French song about the Pont d'Avignon that dates back to the 15th century. The bridge is officially Pont St. Bénézet but it is better known as the Pont d'Avignon on which one dances, as the song says. The dance actually took place under the bridge and not on the bridge ("...
2018-11-20, 714👍, 0💬

1500 France - Il était un' bergère (There was a little maiden)
"There was a little maiden" is a popular French song dates back to the 16th century. Comptine : Il était une bergère:   French lyrics: Il était un' bergère, Et ron, ron, ron, petit patapon; Il était un' bergère, Qui gardait ses moutons, Ron, ron, Qui gardait ses moutons. Elle fit un fromage, Et r...
2018-11-20, 709👍, 0💬

1603 Japan - さくら さくら (Sakura Sakura - Cherry blossoms)
"さくら さくら" (Sakura Sakura - Cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms) is a traditional Japanese folk song depicting spring, the season of cherry blossoms. It is often sung in international settings as a song representative of Japan. Contrary to popular belief, the song did not originate in ancient times; i...
2018-11-20, 664👍, 0💬

Best Folk Songs in the World
Here is a collection of best Folk Songs in the World compiled by FYIcenter.com team: 1400 France - Sur la pont d'Avignon (On the bridge of Avignon) 1500 France - Il était un' bergère (There was a little maiden) 1603 Japan - さくら さくら (Sakura Sakura - Cherry blossoms) 1672 England - Come Lasses and ...
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Best Music in the World
Here is a collection of best music in the world compiled by FYIcenter.com team: Best Folk Songs in the World 1400 France - Sur la pont d'Avignon (On the bridge of Avignon) 1500 France - Il était un' bergère (There was a little maiden) 1603 Japan - さくら さくら (Sakura Sakura - Cherry blossoms) 1672 En...
2018-11-20, 648👍, 0💬

How to Earn Extra Money in Retirement
It would be great if the cost of living stopped rising once you retire. You would know exactly how much money to save, and how much income will support your lifestyle. But the cost of living continues to rise even after retirement, which is why a lot of people look for ways to earn extra money, ofte...
2016-01-16, 621👍, 0💬

Halloween = All Hallows’ Evening
What is Halloween? Halloween is shorthand of All Hallows’ Evening, which is the eve of All Hallows' Day, or All Saints' Day. Halloween is celebrated on October 31, since All Saints' Day is celebrated on on November 1. Halloween celebration activities include trick-or-treating, attending Halloween co...
2015-10-31, 835👍, 0💬

Making Beef Jerky Taiwan Style
How to make beef jerky in Taiwan style? This is Taiwanese style home made beef jerky. Taste great and easy to follow.
2015-10-25, 653👍, 0💬

Free Museums in New York
Living in New York area? Check out the list of Free Museums in New York provided by nycgo.com From Free NYC Museums at nycgo.com: These New York City museums are either always free, free on specific days of the week or free for select hours. Find one near you, and take advantage of their generosity....
2015-07-18, 705👍, 0💬

Free Fun 2015 Summar Fridays in Boston
Living in Boston area? Don't miss 10 weeks of free fun summer Fridays. See the list provided by http://highlandstreet.org. From Free Fun Fridays! 70 MUSEUMS & CULTURAL VENUES 10 WEEKS OF FUN THIS SUMMER: On July 3rd: BOSTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM Boston • More info • Website HERITAGE MUSEUMS &amp...
2015-07-18, 642👍, 0💬

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