het Kapelleke - Waalwijk, NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!
N 51° 40.257 E 005° 04.178
31U E 643114 N 5726468
Quick Description: "Het Kapelleke" is the song by the Old Faces, bringing tribute to the Maria Chapel in Waalwijk.
Location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Date Posted: 6/12/2021 9:04:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM14CMJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Maria Chapel is a well known chapel in Waalwijk. (WM : (visit link)

The Maria Chapel at Meerdijk 2C was built in 1947 out of gratitude to both Maria, for the protection during the war years, and the Scottish soldiers for the liberation of Waalwijk on October 30, 1944. The chapel has been a municipal monument since 1993.

The Old Faces sang a song honouring the Chapel. The name of the song is "het Kapelleke". It translates to "the little Chapel".
Musician: The Old Faces

Name of Song: Het Kapelleke

Relevant Verse:

Maar daar is het Kapelleke
En ik zie de watertoren staan
Weg is de pijn bij ’t Antoniusplein
De finish komt er aan
Gedragen door muziek
en het enthousiast publiek
De laatste meters dan heb ik ’t gedaan

But there it is Kapelleke
And I see the wate tower
Gone is the pain at ' t Antoniusplein
The finish is coming
Carried by music
and the enthusiastic audience
The last meters then I did it

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