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Little Boy Blue

Dating back to the 16th century England “Little Boy Blue” is a traditional nursery rhyme, first published in 1744, in Tommy Thumb’s collection, the Little song book. “Little Boy Bule” has a similar theme and …

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Little Bo Peep

The origins of “Little Bo Peep” go back to the 16th century England. The first line was discovered in an old manuscript from 1805, and published around 1810, with additional lyrics in Gammer Gurton’s Garland …

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Ladybird Ladybird

“Ladybird Ladybird” (also known as “Ladybug Ladybug”) is a traditional nursery rhyme, dating back to the 18th century England. Ladybugs, referred as ladybirds in the UK, have been always loved by little children, and not …

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Hey Diddle Diddle

“Hey Diddle Diddle”, “The Cat and the Fiddle” or “The Cow Jumped Over the Moon” are all different titles of the same song and they are part of its lyrics. This traditional nursery rhyme dates …

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Froggy Went A Courtin

Originally from Scotland, “Froggy 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 …

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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 …

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