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Thread #122263   Message #2679567
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
13-Jul-09 - 08:38 PM
Thread Name: Upon a tree a cuckoo/Auf einem Baum ein Kuckuck
Subject: RE: SONG TITLE ENQUIRY #2 [Archers shooting cuckoos]
Wikipedia and other sites have the German.
English would be A Cuckoo on a Tree, or "A Cuckoo Sat on a Tree."
Kuckuck
Also at ingeb: http://ingeb.org/Lieder/aufeinem.html
With translation, at Mamalisa:
Cuckoo

No magic words, just nonsense words. I think sat is better than settled, esp. in a pre-school kid's song.

Traditional German Nursery Song.