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Jims' Afrikaans recordings.
Posted by David MacBeth
on July 15, 2015, 10:51 am
Does anyone know the English lyrics to what Jim ACTUALLY sang?The reason I ask this is because,as an example 'Bolandse Nooienjie' is taken to mean 'Beautiful Dreamer',this is wrong however, beautiful dreamer in Afrikaans is 'Mooi Dromer',it is the right tune,there is no question about that, but 'Bolandse Nooienjie' translates as 'Invite One Bolandse' - Boland being a district in South Africa,so a 'Bolandse' would be 'a person from Boland'!
it is still wonderfully sung,but I am wondering,was someone deliberately getting him to sing 'alternate lyrics'!
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