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Thread #37963   Message #809907
Posted By: GUEST,ian
24-Oct-02 - 04:38 AM
Thread Name: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
Subject: RE: Aug 18th, 1941: Lili Marleen
I recall many years ago hearing a translation of a song which was sung by the Boars during their settlement of South Africa pre 1900, called Tramp cross the Veldt. It was to the same tune used for Lili Marlene. In its turn the boers added the words to a Dutch nursery rhyme tune.