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Rockabye Baby

Most people think that when they have children that their music style will be compromised. Gone are the days of Green Day & Metallica, taken over by The Wiggles and Hi-5 right? Wrong. At least at lullaby time! Rockabye Baby was created by music lovers to make children’s music cool, not only for babies but […]

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The Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly

There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly is a children’s song written in 1952 by Alan Mills & Rose Bonne. The song tells of a lady who swallows a fly and then progressively swallows more creatures to catch the previous ones. It was a very popular song until the 80’s and 90’s but […]

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Two different types of classics: music for the whole family

The ABC online shop has some classic music treasures for the whole family to love. Here is a review of just two that you may not have thought of over the more popular kids music choices. 1. Classical music collection for kids ABC Classics has put out a fantastic collection of tracks designed as an […]

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Drunken Sailor

Well, the song might be talking about a drunken man who is trying to sober up, but the music itself is as catchy as ever, and pretty fun for any kid to sing along to. Drunken Sailor is a famous traditional sea jingle also known as What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor? or […]

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She’ll Be Coming Round The Mountain

She’ll be coming round the mountain is an American folk song that is loved by children from all English speaking corners of the globe. Written in the late 1800s, the song was supposedly crafted by workers building a train track. During work they used to sing the song when they were laying down the planks […]

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Hickory Dickory Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock is a famous English children’s nursery rhyme involving a famous unnamed mouse and a clock. Sound simple? Well that’s the beauty of kids’ songs, the simpler, the better! (more…)

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BINGO!

Bingo, or B – I – N – G – O! as it is often sung as, is a kid’s song which involves those joining in, spelling the name of a dog. The song involves an increasing amount of letters replaced with claps on each repetition. (more…)

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The Ants Go Marching…

The Ants go Marching is a great classic kids sing-a-long written to the tune of the 1800s military song “When Johnny Comes Marching Home”. The tune is very repetitive and catchy (more…)

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The Cat Came Back

Traditionally, The Cat Came Back is one of the longer children’s songs playing today. Written by Harry S. Miller in 1893, the comic song is about an owner who could just NOT get rid of his unwanted pet cat. (more…)

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Baa Baa Black Sheep

What many don’t know about the classic nursery rhyme, Baa Baa Black Sheep, is that it is sung to a variant of the 1761 French melody Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman. Not only is it a tune from a famous French song, but its tune is also used in Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and the Alphabet […]

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