1937C.R. PranceTante Rebella’s Saga 94The girls..provided tasteful items in the programme in the intervals between burgher ‘liedjies’ and soldier-songs.
1948E. Prov. Herald 6 Mar. 6Afrikaans liedjies and some of the Bantu singing that made an impression during the Royal Tour will be a feature of a £25,000 ‘Meet South Africa’ exhibition due to open in London.
1949Cape Times 10 Jan. 2He hoped that the Cape ‘moppies’ or comic songs and the liedjies would become a regular feature of future carnivals.
1951L.G. GreenGrow Lovely 193This is the place to watch the coons, in the sunlit streets...Here they..give you moppies in Afrikaans, their own Cape liedtjies.
1963A.M. Louw20 Days 198The boys and girls..were circling round each other bobbing to the rhythm of the ‘liedjie’.
1976Drum June 2Pretoria replied in so many words: ‘You can sing your October song you know when. But now I am paying the piper so I’ll call the liedjie.’
1980A. PatonTowards Mountain 207Prayers were said over the wagons, meat and boerewors were cooked over the fires, nostalgic Afrikaner liedjies were sung.
1989C. Chapman inEdgars Club Apr. 45The roots of Cape music..can be traced to various influences. Firstly, European folk songs, or Nederlandse liedjies, preserved by the Malay choirs, sung in Dutch and still sung today.
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