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The north wind doth blow

Have a wonderful time tonight and all through Christmas…   The north wind doth blow And we shall have snow And what will the robin do then, poor thing He’ll sit in the barn And keep himself warm And hide … Continue reading

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Ding dong bell

I learnt this at school and have been singing it every year since. Have a good weekend, all! Ding dong, ding dong, ding dong bell Ding dong bell, ding dong bell, ding dong, ding dong bell Hark the merry, merry … Continue reading

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Mary had a baby

A song from South Carolina which we sing every year when we go carol singing in Jigsaw. It’s on the Winter at Home CD too. Mary had a baby, oh Lord Mary had a baby, oh my Lord Mary had … Continue reading

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Bye ‘n bye

A traditional lullaby from Texas (found in Ruth Crawford Seeger’s book, at the Cecil Sharp House archive). Bye ‘n bye, bye ‘n bye Stars shining, number one, number two Number three, number four Bye ‘n bye, Good Lord Good Lord … Continue reading

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Goodnight, my little baby girl

A lullaby I wrote before I even dreamt of the children I have now. From At home with Rhymetime 1 (the yellow CD) Goodnight my little baby girl It’s dark and growing still Close your eyes up tight, sleep well … Continue reading

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Fly, fly, fly

Another autumnal round (remember Autumn time?) as the days get colder and winter approaches. This is really a warm up singing exercise and is beautifully melancholic. Fly, fly, fly The leaves are leaving the branch Cold is the wind Winter … Continue reading

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Oh dear, what can the matter be?

I must have sung a slower, calmer version of this one a thousand times to my own children when they were babies, lulling them back to calm. It works well sung fast too, as you skip along the path. From … Continue reading

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