Posts Tagged: perelaar

From the earworm deconstruction department

Van de visser Another Perelaar song. I have a special soft spot for it because Peter Moree and I used to be in the same circle of friends around 1980, and he came to my birthday party and sang a proto-version of it. Lyrics from memory because I can’t find a written version anywhere. Adultery

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From the earworm deconstruction department

Schoon Elselijn Hard on the heels of the previous one, because deconstructing an earworm tends to make it go away. This is a Dutchified version of a German song from about 1550. I found only this (incomplete) version of the German one, possibly copied from someone’s thesis (which I also found, stating that this was

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