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Doctor Foster

Lyrics Doctor Foster went to Glo’ster (also spelled Gloucester) In a shower of rain Stepped in a puddle right up to his middle And he never went there again. Recorder Songs DEF#ABD’ See also nursery rhymes songs about doctors recorder …

Simple Gifts

Lyrics ‘Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free, ‘Tis the gift to come down where you ought to be. And when you find yourself in the place just right, ‘Twill be in the valley of …

The Bear Went Over the Mountain

Lyrics The bear went over the mountain (repeat twice) To see what he could see. To see what he could see (repeat) The other side of the mountain (repeat twice) Was all that he could see. See also songs about …

The Fox

Lyrics 1. Oh the fox went out for a chase one night, prayed to he moon to give him light. He had many miles to go that night before he reached the town O, town O, town O, many miles to go that …

Cumberland Gap

Lyrics 1. Me and my wife and my wife’s pap, Goin’ to Kentucky through the Cumberland Gap. Our two little kids named Holly and Hap, And an old hound dog barkin’ yap yap yap. Refrain Cumberland Gap, Cumberland Gap, Everything I …

Yellow Rose of Texas

Lyrics There’s a yellow rose in Texas, that I am gonna see, Nobody got to know her, nobody, only me She cried so when I left her it like to broke my heart, And if I ever find her, we nevermore will part. …

Home on the Range

Info This is the state song of Kansas (U.S.). Lyrics 1. Oh give me a home where the buffalo roam, Where the deer and the antelope play, Where seldom is heard  a discouraging word, And the skies are not cloudy …

Animal Fair

Info As early as 1898, this song was sung by American sailors. (source) Lyrics I went to the animal fair, The birds and the beasts were there, The big baboon by the light of the moon Was combing his auburn …

I Had a Rooster

Lyrics Had a little rooster by the barnyard gate, That little rooster was my playmate. That little rooster went cock-a-doodle doo, Dee doodle dee doodle dee doodle dee doo. Had a little cat by the barnyard gate, That little cat …

Little Miss Muffet

Lyrics Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet Eating her curds and whey Along came a spider and sat down beside her And frightened Miss Muffet away. See also nursery rhymes songs in 6/8 coloring page coloring page lesson ideas …

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