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Posted By: Noreen
17-Apr-03 - 10:34 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: 'Da trunken sie die liebe lange nacht'
Subject: RE: drinking song, translation
Is die liebe, lange Nacht a commonly occurring phrase in German song, Wilfried?
If so, that could be why the live long night is used in English song- a transference rather than a translation.

Never thought of that before... :0)