London Bridge Is Falling Down

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London Bridge Is Falling Down 係首好出名嘅英文兒歌。各國有唔同譯本。而廣東話都有首《有隻雀仔跌落水》。

首歌主旋律係咁:

London Bridge Is falling down,
Falling down, Falling down.
London Bridge Is falling down,
My fair lady.

細路仔將首歌拎來玩,重有唔少玩法。最常見嘅玩法係,兩個細路雙手拖手舉高,好似拱橋咁,而其他人排成一行,一路唱,一路穿過橋底,首歌唱到最尾,條橋放低,捉住個細路仔。

典故[編輯]

羅馬帝國時期開始,一直有人想響倫敦泰晤士河(River Thames)起倫敦橋(London Bridge)。條橋因為唔同原因,起過冧過好多次。首歌就係講唔同時期,用過好多唔同材料嚟起,最尾都係唔掂 [1]

歌詞[編輯]

因為首歌咁流行,版本極之多,下面係家下比較流行嘅版本:

London Bridge is falling down,
Falling down, falling down,
London Bridge is falling down,
My fair Lady.
Build it up with wood and clay,
Wood and clay, wood and clay,
Build it up with wood and clay,
My fair Lady.
Wood and clay will wash away,
Wash away, wash away,
Wood and clay will wash away,
My fair Lady.
Build it up with bricks and mortar,
Bricks and mortar, bricks and mortar,
Build it up with bricks and mortar,
My fair Lady.
Bricks and mortar will not stay,
Will not stay, will not stay,
Bricks and mortar will not stay,
My fair Lady.
Build it up with iron and steel,
Iron and steel, iron and steel,
Build it up with iron and steel,
My fair Lady.
Iron and steel will bend and bow,
Bend and bow, bend and bow,
Iron and steel will bend and bow,
My fair Lady.
Build it up with silver and gold,
Silver and gold, silver and gold,
Build it up with silver and gold,
My fair Lady.
Silver and gold will be stolen away,
Stolen away, stolen away,
Silver and gold will be stolen away,
My fair Lady.
Set a man to watch all nigh,
Watch all night, watch all night,
Set a man to watch all night,
My fair Lady.
Suppose the man should fall asleep,
Fall asleep, fall asleep,
Suppose the man should fall asleep?
My fair Lady.
Give him a pipe to smoke all night,
Smoke all night, smoke all night,
Give him a pipe to smoke all night,
My fair Lady.

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