In Poland Stands a House (Pennsylvania Dutch)

“In Poland Stands a House” Sheet Music (pdf).
“In Poland Stands a House” (in Pennsylvania Dutch) Karaoke (midi with lyrics).
“In Poland Stands a House” (in English) Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

A Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Song.
A Song of Childhood.


Was dutt sie mit demm Kind?
Was dutt sie mit demm poolische Kind?
So heissen sie es poolische Kind.
Was dutt sie mit demm Kind?

Sie schickt es in die Schul.
Sie schickt es in die poolische Schul.
So heissen sie es poolische Schul.
Sie schickt es in die Schul.

Was dutt es in der Schul?
Was dutt es in der poolische Schul?
So heissen sie es poolische Schul.
Was dutt es in der Schul?

Es schtoddit fer die Laa.
Es schtoddit fer die poolische Laa.
So heissen sie es poolische Laa.
Es schtoddit fer die Laa.

Was dutt es mit der Laa?
Was dutt es mit der poolische Laa?
So heissen sie es poolische Laa.
Was dutt es mit der Laa?

Er macht yoo vieles Geld.
Er macht yoo vieles poolisches Geld.
So heissen sie es poolisches Geld.
Er macht yoo vieles Geld.

Was dutt er mit demm Geld?
Was dutt er mit demm poolisches Geld?
So heissen sie es poolisches Geld.
Was dutt er mit demm Geld?

Er zoddelt’s in die Welt.
Er zoddelt’s in die poolische Welt.
So hiessen sie es poolische Welt.
Er zoddelt’s in die Welt.


And what does she do with the child?
And what does she do with the Polish child?
And that’s what they call it: Polish child.
And what does she do with the child?

She sends him to the school.
She sends him to the Polish school.
And that’s what they call it: Polish school.
She sends him to the school.

And what does he do in the school?
And what does he do in the Polish school?
And that’s what they call it: Polish school.
And what does he do in the school?

He studies for the law.
He studies for the Polish law.
And that’s what they call it: Polish law.
He studies for the law.

And what does he do with the law?
And what does he do with the Polish law?
And that’s what they call it: Polish law.
And what does he do with the law?

He makes a lot of money.
He makes a lot of Polish money.
And that’s what they call it: Polish money.
He makes a lot of money.

And what does he do with the money?
And what does he do with the Polish money?
And that’s what they call it: Polish money.
And what does he do with the money?

He throws it away in the world.
He throws it away in the Polish world.
And that’s what they call it: Polish world.
He throws it away in the world.


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