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Nursery Rhymes

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

When the wind is in the eastThe walrus and the carpenter
I had a little hen, the prettiest ever seenWe'll go a-shooting
Bah, bah, black sheepHushy baby, my doll, I pray you don't cry
Swan swam over the seaI had a little hobby horse
Hush-a-bye, babyHickety, pickety, my black hen
Up Hill, spare meGreat A, little A
Georgie PorgieA man went a hunting at Reigate
The marriage of cock robin and jenny wrenThe Turtle Dove's Nest
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's manJack Sprat could eat no fat
There was an old crowUp hill and down dale
I Love Little PussyLittle Tom Tittlemouse
He that would thriveWhen i was a bachelor, i lived by myself
Multiplication is vexationAs Tommy Snooks and Bessy Brooks
Bat, bat, come under my hatEarly to Bed and Early to Rise
Oh! mother, I shall be married to Mr. PunchinelloCome, let's to bed, says sleepy-head
Old woman, old woman, shall we go a shearingDance to your daddy
The old woman must stand at the tub, tub, tubOld Mother Hubbard
Freddie and the cherry-treeThe old woman and her pig
Tom, Tom, the Piper's SonRide a cock-horse
A Apple PieHot-cross Buns
Dickery, dickery, dockAs I was going along, long, long
Let us go to the wood, says this pigLittle Bo Peep
Baa, Baa, Black SheepFor every evil under the sun
Barber, barber, shave a pigLittle Miss Muffet

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