Frog Went A Courtin

Originally from Scotland, “Frog Went A Courtin” is now a very popular American folk-song and nursery rhyme. The rhyme first appeared in 1548 titled “The frog came to the myl dur” (Scots language) in Wedderburn’s Complaynt of Scotland. The song … Continue reading →

Five Little Speckled Frogs

“Five little speckled frogs” (also known as “Five Green and Speckled Frogs” or “Five Speckled Frogs”) is one of the most popular counting songs and singing games, together with Eeny meeny miny moe. There are no many evidences about its … Continue reading →

Ding Dong Bell

“Ding Dong Bell”, also known as Ding Dong Dell is a popular nursery rhyme with an educational theme against animal cruelty. Its origin dates back to the 16th century England. The Ding Dong Bell rhyme was first recorded in 1580 … Continue reading →

Cock Robin

“Who killed Cock Robin” is a traditional nursery rhyme first recorded in 1744. However, its lyrics originated in a similar story called “Phyllyp Sparowe” written and published by John Skelton around the early 1500s. “Who Killed Cock Robin” Lyrics Who … Continue reading →

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Like Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star or the Alphabet song, the English version of “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep” has its origin in an old French song from 1761 Ah, vous dirai-je, maman! By Louis Le Maire, sharing the same tune. Although in the … Continue reading →