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TITLE
Three Craws
EXTERNAL ID
PC_CHRISTINASTEWART_BAIRNSKIST_15
DATE OF RECORDING
2007
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
unknown/traditional
SOURCE
Christina Stewart
ASSET ID
2529
KEYWORDS
children
singing
music
audio
action songs
nursery rhymes
Scots
childhood

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'Three Craws' is a traditional Scottish children's song. It is arranged and sung here by Christina Stewart, a performer and teacher of traditional Scottish songs.

Three craws sat upon a wa
Sat upon a wa, sat upon a wa
Three craws sat upon a wa
On a cauld an frosty morning

The first craw was greetin for his ma...

The second craw fell and broke his jaw...

The third craw couldnae flee at a...

The fourth craw wisnae there at a...

(Raise relevant number of fingers and mime the actions - flapping elbows, crying etc)

The song is included in Christina Stewart's CD, 'Bairn's Kist', a collection of traditional Scottish songs designed to encourage adults to sing, play and connect with young children. Christina, a native of Inverness, studied traditional song as part of her university degree. She now works with all age groups, teaching and performing traditional songs.

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Three Craws

2000s

children; singing; music; audio; action songs; nursery rhymes; Scots; childhood

Christina Stewart

Bairn's Kist (CD)

'Three Craws' is a traditional Scottish children's song. It is arranged and sung here by Christina Stewart, a performer and teacher of traditional Scottish songs. <br /> <br /> Three craws sat upon a wa<br /> Sat upon a wa, sat upon a wa<br /> Three craws sat upon a wa<br /> On a cauld an frosty morning<br /> <br /> The first craw was greetin for his ma...<br /> <br /> The second craw fell and broke his jaw...<br /> <br /> The third craw couldnae flee at a...<br /> <br /> The fourth craw wisnae there at a...<br /> <br /> (Raise relevant number of fingers and mime the actions - flapping elbows, crying etc)<br /> <br /> The song is included in Christina Stewart's CD, 'Bairn's Kist', a collection of traditional Scottish songs designed to encourage adults to sing, play and connect with young children. Christina, a native of Inverness, studied traditional song as part of her university degree. She now works with all age groups, teaching and performing traditional songs.