Ten In The Bed

“Ten in the Bed” is a counting song and lullaby, with repetitive verses. It has been popular since the early 20th century although its origins are unknown. Similar with Ten Green Bottles this song is …

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This Old Man

“This Old Man” is a traditional English nursery rhyme and counting song. The song was collected and published in 1937 by the nursery rhymes collector Anne Gilchrist in “Journal of the English Folk Dance and …

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Ten Little Indians

“Ten Little Indians” is an old Irish rhyme and counting song for children. The orginal version of this rhyme “Ten Little Injuns” dates back to 1868 and was published by irish songwriter Septimus Winner for …

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Ten Green Bottles

Similar to Ten in the bed, “Ten Green Bottles” is a counting song and singing game with repetitive lyrics. It is more popular in United Kingdom with different versions circulating, some of them vulgar or …

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One for Sorrow

Similar with other nursery rhymes, like Ladybird, Ladybird, “One for Sorrow” has its origins in a superstition. Originally, the lyrics were associated with magpies which were bringing good or bad luck. It is said that …

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