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Nursery Rhymes

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

The rose is red, the violet's blueFreddie and the cherry-tree
The man in the moonDickery, dickery, dare
Ding Dong BellTommy kept a chandler's shop
Dame Duck's Lessons to her DucklingsLittle blue betty lived in a lane
Swan swam over the seaLet us go to the wood, says this pig
To market, to market, a gallop, a trotThere Was an Old Woman Who Lived Under a Hill
See, Saw, Margery DawWhat's the news of the day
Little Jack HornerPlease to remember
I had a little hobby horseEarly to Bed and Early to Rise
Oh! mother, I shall be married to Mr. PunchinelloHe that would thrive
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's manHickety, pickety, my black hen
Hark, hark, the dogs do barkA farmer went trotting upon his grey mare
The marriage of cock robin and jenny wrenPoor old Robinson Crusoe
There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a ShoeHot-cross Buns
Simple SimonAs Tommy Snooks and Bessy Brooks
A man went a hunting at ReigateThere was a jolly miller
We'll go a-shootingSing a Song of Sixpence
Little Boy BlueJack Sprat's pig
Up hill and down daleRain, rain, go away
Rain Rain Go AwayCome, let's to bed, says sleepy-head
Sing a song of sixpenceFour and twenty tailors went to kill a snail
As I was going up Pippen-hillWhen i was a bachelor, i lived by myself
Little Tommy TuckerJack Be Nimble
Valentine, oh, valentineNeedles and pins, needles and pins

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