Marc from ItalyThe melody is originally from the south of France. Its a song from the middle ages called "se canto." You can search the song on YouTube and you will see it is the same melody.
Peyton Gregory from Houston, TexasThe song I heard is Ma Chérie, Oh Madeline! which sounds like the same beat and tempo of the song
Chineseloveporkypies from SpainThe melody is not Chinese. Impossible.It doesn't use Asian musical scales. Ridiculous.
The Rose from OregonThe Chinese use the melody and have Chinese words to the song. Perhaps the song has a Chinese origin and the melody lifted by Americans when the Chinese were building the railroad in California. The dates would help corroborate this theory.
Fall Out Boy's "The Kids Aren't Alright" song title is not a reference to The Offspring's 1998 single of the same name. It actually alludes to The Who's 1979 rockumentary film called The Kids Are Alright.
Holland-Dozier-Holland originally wrote "Where Did Our Love Go" with The Marvelettes in mind, but they turned it down. Marvelettes lead singer Gladys Horton sang in a lower key than Diana Ross, so when The Supremes came to record the tune, Ross was forced to sing in a lower, breathier style than she was used to.