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Thread #16088   Message #148043
Posted By: Wolfgang
11-Dec-99 - 09:44 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Sarie Marais
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Sari Marais
While surfing for the English Lyrics to this song from the Boer Wars I found this note:
"The Afrikaans version of the old Scottish folk song, Sweet Ellie Rhee, from the Students Song Book dated 1891. Very popular amongst the Boer commandos. "