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Frère Jacques / Brother John 

A mix of 3 rhymes with the same tune in a ‘round’: The famous tune used in 3 different countries as a different rhyme, France/USA/UK respectively. Each seperate part is song in our version as a 'round' where one singer starts and each respective singer joins in one bar later but still at the start of the tune, the resultant mix of tunes gives a natural root, 3rd and 5th harmony. The track concludes with all three lyrics being sung unaccompanied in a round creating a spectacular effect.

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This version is available on the double album The Nursery Rhyme Collection 1


Frère Jacques / Brother John
Frère Jacques, Frère Jacques,
Dormez vous? Dormez vous?
Sonnez les matines,
Sonnez les matines,
Ding, ding, dong, ding, ding, dong

Are you sleeping, are you sleeping,
Brother John, Brother John?
Morning bells are ringing,
morning bells are ringing.
Ding, ding, dong, ding, ding, dong

I hear thunder, I hear thunder
Hark don't you? Hark don't you?
Pit-a-patter raindrops
Pit-a-patter raindrops
I'm wet through, So are you

NEW: To see the Spanish, French, German or Italian translation of this song just click on the right link below.


traducción española traducción al español: Frere Jacques / Brother John
traduction francaise traduction française: Frere Jacques / Brother John
deutsche Übersetzung deutsche Übersetzung: Frere Jacques / Brother John
traduzione italiano traduzione italiana: Frere Jacques / Brother John

The Nursery Rhyme Collection
For each of the children's songs listed below you can select the link to listen to an mp3 audio sample, download the song or print out the lyrics
(in alphabetical order)

Nursery Rhymes_Real Music
For more Nursery Rhyme Lyrics visit www.nursery-rhymes-collection.com