Lightly Row

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Information About Lightly Row

This song was an American folk song dating back to the 1800's. It was also found in some Mother Goose books for young children.

This song was also translated by German folk singers and was also sang to the tunes of "Little bird, have you heard", and "Warm Kitty".

The Afrikaans also had a version that they translated for kindergarten aged children to teach them about courage and love.

This song has been translated by quite a few groups, from German to Hebrew, it is quite a popular children's song.

This song can be used in the classroom to teach children about the sea and boats. It can be taught as a silly song or even a serious song. It is sang to help children connect with each other and is a great group building song.

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Sparkly dog, United States

24 March 2014 at 8:20pm

What does calleth mean? Also I play this song all the time on my voilin! 🐶

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Miriam, Israel

22 March 2013 at 11:08am

this song is a harmny kind of

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Myyyyy, Philippines

30 January 2013 at 11:56am

what is the dynamics of this?

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Carly Rae Jepsen, Canada

18 May 2012 at 8:40am

Great song. I love how sweet this song sounds. The tune is very soothing and melodious.

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Jayzen Mari, Philippines

6 December 2011 at 9:53am

The song is so so beautiful... I love it so much

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Saba, Australia

8 November 2011 at 7:14am

I play this in m'y vionlin class with m'y teacher miss akbar.

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Ivanie, Philippines

16 October 2011 at 8:13am

Can you add chords there?

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Cherie, United Kingdom

30 June 2011 at 4:51pm

I need to play this song in a piano consert today!

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Betricia, Indonesia

25 May 2011 at 8:31am

i like this song because i can play this song with my violin

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John, United States

29 January 2011 at 8:21pm

Beth-The melody is from a traditional German children's song called "Hänschen klein."

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Beth, United Kingdom

22 January 2011 at 4:23pm

Does any one know who composed the song Lightly Row

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Julia, Ny

9 March 2010 at 12:17am

I love this song it ROCKS!

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Prof Loren, San Jose Ca

11 February 2010 at 5:00pm

I keep thinking "Lightly Row" and "My Pony Boy" have very similar tunes. Am I on the right track?

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Yash, Pune

25 July 2009 at 7:27pm

This is a good site for children

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Nicole, New York

27 May 2009 at 10:40pm

i dont like it it sounds terrible and tomorrow im going on a bus and i wouldnt sing that song on the way there for $1,000 thats how much i hate it try to change it and MAYBE i'll like it (I wont) dahhhh! who would lol later!

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Holly, Newcastle Upon Tyne

23 November 2008 at 11:30am

great site added to my favourites

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This song has been printed from the BusSongs.com website.