I’m My Daddy’s Own Gay, Little Boy (Pennsylvania Dutch)

“I’m My Daddy’s Own Gay, Little Boy” Sheet Music (pdf).
“I’m My Daddy’s Own Gay, Little Boy” (in Pennsylvania Dutch) Karaoke (midi with lyrics).
“I’m My Daddy’s Own Gay, Little Boy” (in English) Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

A Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Song.
A Song of Childhood.


Ei, was hawwich yo net so en schee Schuckerli aa?
Ei, was hott des yo net so en schee Bendeli draa?
Mei Bendeli, Mei Schuckerli,
Mei Schuckerli Schuh
Un ich bin em Daadi sei luschdicher Bu!

Ei, was hawwich yo net so en schee Schtrumpeli aa?
Ei, was hott des yo net so en schee Gatteli draa?
Mei Gatteli, Mei Schtrumpeli,
Mei Bendeli, Mei Schuckerli,
Mei Schuckerli Schuh
Un ich bin em Daadi sei luschdicher Bu!

Ei, was hawwich yo net so en schee Hosseli aa?
Ei, was hott des yo net so en schee Gaellese draa?
Mei Gaellese, Mei Hosseli,
Mei Gatteli, Mei Schtrumpeli,
Mei Bendeli, Mei Schuckerli,
Mei Schuckerli Schuh
Un ich bin em Daadi sei luschdicher Bu!

Ei, was hawwich yo net so en schee Hemmerli aa?
Ei, was hott des yo net so en schee Gneppeli draa?
Mei Gneppeli, Mei Hemmerli,
Mei Gaellese, Mei Hosseli,
Mei Gatteli, Mei Schtrumpeli,
Mei Bendeli, Mei Schuckerli,
Mei Schuckerli Schuh
Un ich bin em Daadi sei luschdicher Bu!

Ei, was hawwich yo net so en schee Rockeli aa?
Ei, was hott des yo net so en schee Sackeli draa?
Mei Sackeli, Mei Rockeli,
Mei Gneppeli, Mei Hemmerli,
Mei Gaellese, Mei Hosseli,
Mei Gatteli, Mei Schtrumpeli,
Mei Bendeli, Mei Schuckerli,
Mei Schuckerli Schuh
Un ich bin em Daadi sei luschdicher Bu!

Ei, was hawwich yo net so en schee Huteli aa?
Ei, was hott des yo net so en schee Bandeli draa?
Mei Bandeli, Mei Huteli,
Mei Sackeli, Mei Rockeli,
Mei Gneppeli, Mei Hemmerli,
Mei Gaellese, Mei Hosseli,
Mei Gatteli, Mei Schtrumpeli,
Mei Bendeli, Mei Schuckerli,
Mei Schuckerli Schuh
Un ich bin em Daadi sei luschdicher Bu!


Oh, don’t I have the nice dancing pumps on?
Oh, don’t they have the nice lace-e-lets on?
My lacelets, my pumplets,
My dancing shoes’ joy,
And I am my Daddy’s own gay, little boy.

Oh, don’t I have the nice sock-e-lets on?
Oh, don’t they have the nice band-e-lets on?
My bandlets, my socklets,
My lacelets, my pumplets,
My dancing shoes’ joy,
And I am my Daddy’s own gay, little boy.

Oh, don’t I have the nice breech-e-lets on?
Oh, don’t they have the nice halterlets on?
My halterlets, my breechlets,
My bandlets, my socklets,
My lacelets, my pumplets,
My dancing shoes’ joy,
And I am my Daddy’s own gay, little boy.

Oh, don’t I have the nice blouse-e-let on?
Oh, doesn’t it have the nice buttonlets on?
My buttonlets, my blouselet,
My halterlets, my breechlets,
My bandlets, my socklets,
My lacelets, my pumplets,
My dancing shoes’ joy,
And I am my Daddy’s own gay, little boy.

Oh, don’t I have the nice coat-e-let on?
Oh, doesn’t it have the nice pocketlets on?
My pocketlets, my coatlet,
My buttonlets, my blouselet,
My halterlets, my breechlets,
My bandlets, my socklets,
My lacelets, my pumplets,
My dancing shoes’ joy,
And I am my Daddy’s own gay, little boy.

Oh, don’t I have the nice hat-e-let on?
Oh, doesn’t it have the nice ribbonlet on?
My ribbonlet, my hatlet,
My pocketlets, my coatlet,
My buttonlets, my blouselet,
My halterlets, my breechlets,
My bandlets, my socklets,
My lacelets, my pumplets,
My dancing shoes’ joy,
And I am my Daddy’s own gay, little boy.


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