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Nursery Rhymes

All of the lyrics to the most traditional nursery rhymes with their origins, history and meanings.

The death and burial of poor cock robinThe marriage of cock robin and jenny wren
There Was a Crooked ManLittle Tom Tittlemouse
Little Bo PeepOld father Graybeard
Simple SimonRain, rain, go away
Little Jack HornerHush-a-bye, baby
When i was a bachelor, i lived by myselfThe Queen of Hearts
Little Betty BlueDame Duck's Lessons to her Ducklings
Hushy baby, my doll, I pray you don't crySome little Mice sat in a Barn
The north wind doth blowTaffy was a Welshman
This Is the House That Jack BuiltThe old woman must stand at the tub, tub, tub
Ride a cock-horseWilly boy, Willy boy, where are you going
Hey Diddle DiddlePussy sits beside the Fire
Handy Spandy, Jack-a-dandyA Apple Pie
Here am I, little jumping JoanDance a baby diddit
Please to rememberWe'll go a-shooting
I had a little Husband no bigger than my ThumbThe young linnets
Jack Be NimbleThere was a little man, and he had a little gun
As I was going along, long, longThere was an old woman toss'd up in a basket
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's manUp Hill, spare me
The rose is red, the violet's blueElizabeth, Elspeth, Betsy and Bess
See, Saw, Margery DawPoor dog bright
Bat, bat, come under my hatAs Tommy Snooks and Bessy Brooks
Early to Bed and Early to RiseA, B, C, tumble down D
Leg over legA little boy went into a barn

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