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Origins: Mr. Moon, Mr. Moon - Origins

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BARGES
CANOE PADDLE
EACH CAMPFIRE LIGHTS ANEW
GIRL SCOUTS TOGETHER
HERE WE ARE
I CAN SAIL
I LOVE THE DAFFODILS
MAKE NEW FRIENDS
OUR CHALET
PEACE I ASK OF THEE OH RIVER
RISE AND SHINE
TALL TIMBERS
WE ARE CALLED THE GIRL SCOUTS
WEAVE
WHEN E'RE YOU MAKE A PROMISE
WHO CAN SAIL


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GUEST,Jeanne - Long Beach 15 Feb 08 - 07:33 PM
Melissa 15 Feb 08 - 07:40 PM
GUEST,alli hunt - UK 17 Feb 08 - 05:53 PM
GUEST,cirrelda 29 May 15 - 01:17 AM
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Subject: ADD: Mr. Moon, Mr. Moon - Origins
From: GUEST,Jeanne - Long Beach
Date: 15 Feb 08 - 07:33 PM

I was just looking at the thread for white coral bells and it reminded me of another song from my childhood that we sang in girl scouts as a round. Does anyone know the origins of the song lyrics below?

Mr. Moon, Mr. Moon, You're out too soon,
The sun is still in the sky.
Go back to your bed and cover up your head,
And wait till the day goes by.

From out the shadowed bellfrey
The owl's cry I hear,
And from the distant forest
The coo coo answers clear

Coo Coo...

Jeanne


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Subject: RE: Origins: Mr. Moon, Mr. Moon - Origins
From: Melissa
Date: 15 Feb 08 - 07:40 PM

Jeanne,
Glad to have another scout around!

Mr Moon has been discussed, and you can probably find the old threads by using the search box thingy. A lot of the good old songs come up for discussion fairly often around here.

The second part of Mr Moon that we sang went:

Twas on a summer's evening
we walked the forest through
when suddenly we heard it
a sweet and low cukoo
(followed by a 'cukoo, cukoo cukookookoo kookoo' part)

Have fun..there are quite a few scout type songs to be found here..
Melissa


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Subject: RE: Origins: Mr. Moon, Mr. Moon - Origins
From: GUEST,alli hunt - UK
Date: 17 Feb 08 - 05:53 PM

Looking for all the words (i'd forgotten some of them) I learnt this song when in the girlguides UK.

such fond memories.

Alli


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Subject: RE: Origins: Mr. Moon, Mr. Moon - Origins
From: GUEST,cirrelda
Date: 29 May 15 - 01:17 AM

thank you so much - i have been looking for these for years.


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