The Jolly Switzer

Author: Bret Harte
Composer: Swiss folk tune


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Representative lyrics

English (Original Language)

The Jolly Switzer

Sing with Me (1969), p. D-11

Arranger: Gladys Pitcher

I’m a gay tra, la, la, With my fa, la, la, la, And my bright, and my gay tra, la, lee; Then a laugh, ha, ha, ha, And a ring, ting, ting, ling, And a sing, fa, la, la, la, la, lee.