Johny Johny, Yes Papa

It is assumed that the popular nursery rhyme “Johny Johny Yes Papa” originated in India. We do not have records of its first time it was published but based on research done, it already existed in the early 20th century.

The tune of the song is very similar to “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”. Johny Johny Yes Papa is a favourite of parents as it can be extended on spot with more verses by changing the lyrics from “eating sugar” to other variations such as “eating candies”.

“Johny Johny, Yes Papa” Lyrics

Johny, Johny,
Yes papa?
Eating sugar?
No papa.
Telling lies?
No papa.
Open your mouth
Ha ha ha!

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