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Thread #135033   Message #3134531
Posted By: Herga Kitty
13-Apr-11 - 02:57 PM
Thread Name: First Folk Song You Sang in Public
Subject: RE: First Folk Song You Sang in Public
The cuckoo, she's a pretty bird, sung at the Herga folk club.
As far as I can remember, the words for the version I sang were learned from a book shown to me by my German penfriend in Ludwigsburg during a school exchange in the Easter holidays in 1968, when I was 16, so you can work out how old I am now. And I still sing it occasionally.

Kitty

PS the first song I sang in public was Que sera, sera, at my infants school, when I was about 5...