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Mexican lullaby

Main piece:  “Sana, sana, colita de rana, si no sana hoy, sanara manana”  Transliteration:  Heal, heal, tail of frog, yes no heal today, healthy tomorrow Full translation:  Heal, heal, tail of frog, if today it doesn’t heal, it will tomorrow Background: The one who provided this lullaby was my sister a while back when hurting… Continue Reading »

My Girlfriend’s A Vegetable; An Army Cadence

Main Piece: Here is a transcription of my (CB) interview with my informant (GK). GK: “My girlfriend’s a vegetable, (and then everyone would answer you back, so like each time you say something they say it again). So it goes: My girl’s a vegetable She lives in the hospital And I would do anything to… Continue Reading »