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Children's song "A Ram Sam Sam" meaning/translation?

Does anyone know the translation of this song? It's sung by scouts and used as a children's song nowadays but originally it was a Moroccan Folk song... Any ideas?

Update:

hahaha thanks, I'm more after the traditional lyric translations :)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Any lyrics that have been attached to this song in English are flights of fancy and imagination. Though adopted by the scouting movement, Pizza Hut and various other commercials, it initially was a lullaby with a beautifully melodious tune. The sounds are in fact onomatopoeias a bit like in the Christmas carol "Lullaby" which plays on the various syllables of the word ("lully -lulla- lully") and the "rat-a-tat-tam" in "The Little Drummer Boy".

    There are several songs based on the same principle such as "A-bay-nono, oyeah-yaeh a-bay-nono, oyaeh-abay-no-yaeh" and "Am-stram-gram pic-A-pic-A colay-gram booray booray ratatam Am-stram-gram".

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  • Erika
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    4 years ago

    Ram Sam Sam

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    Children's song "A Ram Sam Sam" meaning/translation?

    Does anyone know the translation of this song? It's sung by scouts and used as a children's song nowadays but originally it was a Moroccan Folk song... Any ideas?

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  • Rain
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    1 decade ago

    A ram sam sam, a ram sam sam

    Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam

    A ram sam sam, a ram sam sam

    Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam

    A rafi, a rafi,

    Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam

    A rafi, a rafi,

    Guli guli guli guli guli ram sam sam

    A good Cub Scout,

    A good Cub Scout,

    A new Tiger Cub and a good Cub Scout

    A good Cub Scout,

    A good Cub Scout,

    A busy young Wolf Cub and a good Cub Scout

    We are Cub Scouts!

    We are Cub Scouts!

    A growing fast Bear Cub and a good Cub Scout

    We are Cub Scouts!

    We are Cub Scouts!

    A pack leading Webelos and a good Cub Scout

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    A Pizza Hut, a Pizza Hut

    Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut

    A Pizza Hut, a Pizza Hut

    Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut

    McDonald's, McDonald's

    Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Pizza Hut

    A Burger King, a Burger King

    Long John Silvers and a Burger King

    A Burger King, a Burger King

    Long John Silvers and a Burger King

    Red Lobster, Red Lobster

    Long John Silvers and a Burger King

    A Dairy Queen, a Dairy Queen

    Chucky Cheese and a Dairy Queen

    A Dairy Queen, a Dairy Queen

    Chucky Cheese and a Dairy Queen

    Roy Rogers, Roy Rogers

    Chucky Cheese and a Dairy Queen

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