The Bressay Lullaby
Anonymous


Baloo, balili, baloo balili
Baloo, balili, baloo ba.

Gae awa', peerie fairies, Gae awa', peerie fairies,
Gae awa' peerie fairies, Fae oor bairn noo.

Baloo, balili, baloo balili
Baloo, balili, baloo ba.

Dan come boanie angels, ta wir peerie bairn.
Dan come boanie angels, ta wir peerie bairn.

Baloo, balili, baloo balili
Baloo, balili, baloo ba.

Dey'll sheen ower da cradle, o wir peerie bairn,
Dey'll sheen ower da cradle, o wir peerie bairn.

Baloo, balili, baloo balili
Baloo, balili, baloo ba.

Traditional Shetland tune.

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