BOOKLET 4


The order of the snapses with my attempt at translation.



Helan

Halvan

Tersen

Kvarten

Kvinten

Sexten

Septen

Rivan

Rafflan

Rännan

Smuttan

Smuttans Unge

Femton Droppar

Repetitionen

Lilla Manasse

Lilla Manasses bror

Kreaturens Återuppståndelse

Den Bleka Dödens Dryck

Evigt Liv


The First

The Second

The Third

The Fourth

The Fifth

The Sixth

The Seventh

The Rake

The Thrill

The Shoot

Sippy

Sippy’s Kid

Fifteen Drops

The Repetition

Little Manasse

Little Manasse’s brother

Resurrection of the Creatures

The Drink of the Pale Death

Eternal Life


In this booklet you’ll find a translation of one of the most popular Swedish snaps songs “Imbelupet glaset står på bräcklig fot”. The music comes from an old popular chapbook song and used as background music for this page. These were part of the news-distribution in the olden rural times spreading news of mostly sad or frightful events that had occurred. In this case the original song “Kors på Idas grav” is about an unhappy Icelandic girl by the name of Ida who dies from grief when she from her shipwrecked and dying father hears that her beloved has deserted her.

      The first verse is the original snaps song but students with poetic minds have added at least seven new endings fitting to the order of snapses. And I have made a very free interpretation making twelve different endings. But I would not advice anybody to take twelve snapses unless these are very small.


TWELVE WAYS OF HAVING SNAPS ”COLD AND MISTY”


76 – 87 COLD AND MISTY 1 – 12

Music: Kors på Idas grav*


SNAPS THE DISNEY WAY


88. WISHING ON STARS

Music: When You Wish upon a Star


89. I’M NOT CONTENT

Music: Baloo’s Song from the Jungle Book


SNAPS WITH SINATRA


90. MY SNAPS

Music: New York, New York


91. MY WAY

Music: My Way


92. THE CARGO

Music: Chicago


93. GOOD FRIENDS IN THE NIGHT

Music: Strangers in the Night



    A sample from Booklet 4


76. COLD AND MISTY  1.

Music: Kors på Idas grav*


Cold and misty is the glass on foot so frail.

Chilly cans of beer are following its trail.

But down there

In deep despair

In his ventricular resort

The old Devil’s sitting waiting for a snort.


SNAPS WITH ABBA


94. THANK YOU FOR THE MONEY

Music: Thank You for the Music


CAMPFIRE SNAPS


95. SNAPS MYSTERY

Music: Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah  (A Letter from Camp) (Dance of the Hours)


96. UNDER MY SOLAR PLEXUS

Music: Deep in the Heart of Texas


97. I’M HANGOVER

Music: Happy Wanderer


EVERGREEN SNAPS


98. IF YOU’RE APT TO SOMETHING NEW

Music: California Here I Come


99. TIME NOW TO MOVE HER

Music: I’m Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover


100. MISTER SNAPSMAN

Music: Mister Sandman, Give Me A Dream.



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