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German Song Lyrics

German Songs for Children


Grün sind alle meine Kleider
All My Clothes Are Green

This is a traditional children's song from Pomerania (Pommern). There are many different versions.

Melodie: Traditional
Text: Traditional

DEUTSCH

Grün, grün, grün sind alle
   meine Kleider,
Grün, grün, grün ist alles, was ich hab.
Darum lieb ich alles was so grün ist,
Weil mein Schatz ein Jäger, Jäger ist.

Blau, blau, blau sind alle
   meine Kleider,
Blau, blau, blau ist alles, was ich hab.
Darum lieb ich alles, was so blau ist,
Weil mein Schatz ein Seemann,
   Seemann ist.

Weiß, weiß, weiß sind alle
   meine Kleider,
Weiß, weiß, weiß ist alles was ich hab.
Darum lieb ich alles, was so weiß ist,
Weil mein Schatz ein Bäcker,
   Bäcker ist.

Schwarz, schwarz, schwarz sind alle
   meine Kleider,
Schwarz, schwarz, schwarz ist alles,
   was ich hab.
Darum lieb ich alles, was so
   schwarz ist,
Weil mein Schatz ein
   Schornsteinfeger ist.

Bunt, bunt, bunt sind alle
   meine Kleider,
Bunt, bunt, bunt ist alles, was ich hab.
Darum lieb ich alles, was so bunt ist,
Weil mein Schatz ein Maler, Maler ist.
ENGLISH

Green, green, green are all
   my clothes
Green, green, green is all that I have
So I love anything that's green
because my love is a hunter, a hunter.

Blue, blue, blue are all
   my clothes
Blue, blue, blue is all that I have
So I love anything that's blue
because my love is a sailor,
   a sailor.

White, white, white are all
   my clothes
White, white, white is all that I have
So I love anything that's white
because my love is a baker,
   a baker.

Black, black, black are all
   my clothes
Black, black, black is all
   that I have
So I love anything
   that's black
because my love is a
   chimney sweep.

Colorful... are all
   my clothes
Colorful is all that I have
So I love anything that's colorful
because my love is a painter, a painter.

Melody: Grün sind alle meine... (Midi from ingeb.org)

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