"london's burning, london's burning,
look out, look out!
fire, fire! fire fire!
and we have no water..."
"row, row, row your boat
gently down the stream...
merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily,
life is but a dream..."
fire-water-round-cv.mp3 (audio 192kb/s 2mb) 1:26
fire-water-round-cv.m4a (audio 622kb/s 6.4mb) 1:26
the melody and lyrics of the "fire song
" seem closest to the original "scotland's burning
", with a simple name change to "london", and the discouraging observation "we have no water" as sung by my canadian family from ontario in the 1960's (i only learned about "pour on water" from wikipedia
while making this webpage! :)
the history of the "water song
" is much simpler, possibly because of it's philosophical, even spiritual, message... and here a healing and transformational one