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Frere Jacques

Are you sleeping,
Are you sleeping,
Brother John,
Brother John?
Morning Bells are Ringing,
Morning Bells are Ringing.
Ding, dang, dong!
Ding, dang, dong !






History:

This song has been translated into a lot of various languages. A few safeguard the precise construction of the first; others change a variety of particulars to better fit a poem scheme, syllable structure, or universal euphony. Frère Jacques is a well-recognized children's song in French. This song can be sung as a round with up to four parts. Translations of the song with the similar melody are found for nearly every European verbal communication, as well as English, although a lot of English-speaking kids grow up learning the French original as well.