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Da Bressay Lullaby

Song type: Actions, Calm, Finger play, Tickling
Language: Scots
Age group: 0-2, 3-5
Topics: Scots

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Song and rhyme words

Baloo, balilli, baloo balilli

Baloo, balilli, baloo ba.

Gae awa peerie fairies

Fae oor peerie bairn.

Gae awa peerie fairies

Fae oor bairn noo.

Baloo, balilli, baloo balilli

Baloo, balilli, baloo ba.

Dan come bonnie angels

Ta wir peerie bairn.

Dan come bonnie angels

Ta wir bairn noo.

Baloo, balilli, baloo balilli

Baloo, balilli, baloo ba.

Dey’ll sheen ower da cradle

O wir peerie bairn.

Dey’ll sheen ower da cradle

O wir bairn noo.

Baloo, balilli, baloo balilli

Baloo, balilli, baloo ba.

© Freda Leask

Funded by Scottish Government’s Gaelic and Scots Learning Directorate

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