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Nursery Rhymes

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

This Is the House That Jack BuiltThe man in the moon
A farmer went trotting upon his grey mareSee, Saw, Margery Daw
Little Boy BlueDickery, dickery, dock
Multiplication is vexationThe old woman must stand at the tub, tub, tub
Taffy was a WelshmanBow, wow, wow
For every evil under the sunThere was an old woman, as I've heard tell
The rose is red, the violet's blueGeorgie Porgie
Handy Spandy, Jack-a-dandyOh! mother, I shall be married to Mr. Punchinello
Leg over legHot Cross Buns
Needles and pins, needles and pinsWilly boy, Willy boy, where are you going
Hot-cross BunsGreat A, little A
A, B, C, tumble down DHickety, pickety, my black hen
As I was going up Pippen-hillTo make your candles last for a
Dance to your daddyOld Mother Hubbard
Pease-pudding hotPlease to remember
As I was going to St. IvesSee, saw, Margery Daw
Rain, rain, go awayA little boy went into a barn
Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's manThree wise men of Gotham
A man went a hunting at ReigateSwan swam over the sea
To market, to market, a gallop, a trotUp hill and down dale
Boys and girls, come out to playThe diverting history of John Gilpin
Little Tom TittlemouseThree children sliding on the ice
Little girl, little girl, where have you beenHey Diddle Diddle
Little Tommy TuckerHushy baby, my doll, I pray you don't cry

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