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A Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Song

"Far Across the Sea" (karaoke)

"Far Across the Sea" (sheet music)


Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Sunndaag:

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Mundaag:

Mundaag Weissgraut!

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Dinschdaag:

Dinschdaag Griene Buhne!

Mundaag Weissgraut!

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Mittwoch:

Mittwochs Sauergraut!

Dinschdaag Griene Buhne!

Mundaag Weissgraut!

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Dunnerschdaag:

Dunnerschdaag Riewe-daag!

Mittwochs Sauergraut!

Dinschdaag Griene Buhne!

Mundaag Weissgraut!

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Freidaag:

Freidaag Fischdaag!

Dunnerschdaag Riewe-daag!

Mittwochs Sauergraut!

Dinschdaag Griene Buhne!

Mundaag Weissgraut!

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Heit iss Samschdaag:

Samschdaag Peedaag!

Freidaag Fischdaag!

Dunnerschdaag Riewe-daag!

Mittwochs Sauergraut!

Dinschdaag Griene Buhne!

Mundaag Weissgraut!

Sunndaag Saufdaag

Un uffgewarremt Esse.

Noo kenne mer esse!

 

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie ich un du,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

Schtehne uff un liegge so,

Hocke hie un saufe Bier,

Unser Deitsche Brieder,

Sie leewe so wie mir.

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

 

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

Today is Sunday:

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

 

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

Today is Monday:

Monday's hot slaw!

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

 

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

Today is Tuesday:

Tuesday's green beans!

Monday's hot slaw!

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

 

Today is Wednesday:

Wednesday's Sauer Kraut!

Tuesday's green beans!

Monday's hot slaw!

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

 

Today is Thursday:

Thursday's turnip day!

Wednesday's Sauer Kraut!

Tuesday's green beans!

Monday's hot slaw!

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

 

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

Today is Friday:

Friday's Fish Day!

Thursday's turnip day!

Wednesday's Sauer Kraut!

Tuesday's green beans!

Monday's hot slaw!

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.

 

Today is Saturday:

Saturday's Pay Day!

Friday's Fish Day!

Thursday's turnip day!

Wednesday's Sauer Kraut!

Tuesday's green beans!

Monday's hot slaw!

Sunday's Drinking Day

And warmed, left-over meat.

Then we can eat!

 

Far across the sea,

Those Germans live like you and me;

They live like you and me.

They up and tell the lies, oh dear!

Then sit down and drink their beer.

Far across the sea,

They live like you and me.


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