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Been loving this Scottish Gaelic folksong, the Uist Tramping Song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTU_20HGNQw

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Thibault 3 months ago

One of the most emotionally charged Bulgarian songs (skip to 1:52 if you want to get straight to the song) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqCqbd8-4Xc

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Sunny_the_skeptic 3 months ago

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It's beautiful! I had to look up the translation.

Jovano, Jovanke,
You sit by the Vardar, bleaching your white linen,
Bleaching your white linen, my dear,
Looking at the hills.

Jovano, Jovanke,
I'm waiting for you,
To come to my home,
And you don't come, my dear,
My heart, Jovano.

Jovano, Jovanke,
Your mother, doesn't let you,
(to)come with me, my dear,
My heart, Jovano.

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Thinkerbell 3 months ago

In response to “It's beautiful! I had to look up the...

I'm glad you like it, this song is one of my favorites and always affects me when I listen to it.

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Sunny_the_skeptic 3 months ago

In response to “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3l4nVByCL44

I'm surprised that the first photo in this video is of the man known as grandpa Dobri, the saint of Baylovo the man famous for his selfless lifestyle giving everything he ever owned to churches and monasteries and still raising money for them despite living in very poor conditions himself even in his age of 103 years.

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Sunny_the_skeptic 3 months ago

It's a real oldie but... it's what comes to mind when I hear the term Folk Song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxiMrvDbq3s

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JustJimColo 3 months ago

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Piper2 3 months ago

I love the way my Grandpa plays the mountain dulcimer. (biggrin)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INu3UQ35yVk

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Thinkerbell 3 months ago

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