This song, “Slovenské mamičky” is a commonly sung Slovak folk song. It seems to have an intimate amount of lyrics when sung by some. It is mentioned in the article on Cigánsky Bašavel as an example of Slovak folk music in contrast to the Gypsy, or Roma, “Načo pôjdem domov.”
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