Help me remember this song!
May 21, 2010 5:48 PM   Subscribe

The song is called something like Callie's 'Song' (or Kallie, Kylie, Caylie etc.), or possibly Callie's Boat instead of 'Song'. I think it's Irish & it's lovely. It's about a boy who takes his little boat out on the sea - the only refrain I can recall is 'Callie loves the sea'. Thanks!
posted by jsslz to Media & Arts (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
So I've never heard this, but I wanted to know what you were refering to so I looked around.

Is it possible it was "Waly" not "Callie"? if so perhaps some version of: The Water is Wide?
posted by DetonatedManiac at 7:01 PM on May 21, 2010

Is it The Skye boat song?

The refrain is nothing like what you mentioned though (and it is Scottish).
posted by prenominal at 7:21 PM on May 21, 2010

Best answer: "Kali Loves the Sea" seems to be a choral piece (see here and here), so at the very least you have not hallucinated this song. I'll keep looking around.
posted by MonkeyToes at 7:53 PM on May 21, 2010

Alternative spelling suggestion: Ceili Dance: a ceili (kay-lee) is...
posted by oceano at 4:19 AM on May 22, 2010

Response by poster: Thank you so much, MonkeyToes! That's IT! I heard it performed once & just loved it, I'd love to have a recording of it - but no luck on iTunes, tho. Thanks again.
posted by jsslz at 6:44 PM on May 22, 2010

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