come balle bene bella bimba

  Varda che passa la Vilanela. Osc’è che bela, la fa innamorar! Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba, bela bimba. Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba bali ben! Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba, bela bimba. Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba bali ben! Varda quel vecio sotto la scala. Osc’è che bala che’l ghà ciapà! Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba, bela bimba. Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba bali ben! Ma come bali bene bela bimba, bela bimba, bela bimba. Ma come bali bene bela bimba, … Continue reading come balle bene bella bimba

carrickfergus

  {t:Carrickfergus} {st:Trad} [A] I wish I [Bm]was [E]in Carrickf[A]ergus,[F#m] only for ni[Bm]ghts[E] in Ballygra[A]nt[D]  [A] I would swim [Bm]over [E]the deepest o[A]cean,[F#m] the deepest ocean[Bm] my love to find [E][A] [D]  [A] But t[E]he sea is w[A]ide[F#m] and I cannot swim [E]over, neither h[A]ave [F#m]I th[D]e wings t[E]o fly [A]I must [Bm]find me [E]a handsome b[A]oatman [F#m]to ferry me ov[Bm]er t[E]o my love and di[A]e My childhood [Bm]days [E] bring back [D]sweet [A]reflections [F#m] Of happy [Bm]hours I spent [E] so [D] long ago [A] My boyhood [Bm]friends [E]and my [D]kind [A]relations [F#m] Have all past on [Bm]now [E]with … Continue reading carrickfergus

Stai in Bocca Lupa

Stai in Bocca Lupa ! (Good luck)   This is the Capitoline wolf. Once though to be Etruscan (pre Roman) now thought to be Carolingian (2nd millennium )  The two infants have long been know to be a renaissance addition. The statue was long thought to be an Etruscan work of the 5th century BC, with the twins added in the late 15th century AD, probably by the sculptor Antonio Pollaiolo. However, radiocarbon and thermoluminescence dating has found that the wolf portion of the statue was likely cast between 1021 and 1153 Continue reading Stai in Bocca Lupa