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Just for fun - your three favourite kids/nursery songs...

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CuppaTeaJanice Fri 12-Sep-08 17:35:09

...and your three least favourite!!!

I've just entered the wonderful world of 'song time' with ds (4 months). Most of the songs we sing are new to me!

I thought it might be fun to see what everyone else is singing around the country - and maybe remind ourselves some of the forgotten classics and learn some regional gems!!

My favourites...(in no particular order)...

The Quartermaster's Stores
Ten Fat Sausages (sizzling in a pan)
What shall we do with a drunken sailor? least favourites...

Wind the bobbin up
The wheels on the bus
Old MacDonald

Over to you......


wind the bobbin up
the wheels on the bus
baba black sheep

no sorry-i can't continue this is so sad! i really don't have an opinion!

bodiddly Fri 12-Sep-08 17:38:33

Dingle dangle scarecrow
I dig my garden
The little old lady that swallowed a fly

SmugColditz Fri 12-Sep-08 17:38:50

Twinkle twinkle
Daisy Daisy
Paddy McGinty's Goat (not really appropriate, but I don't care)

CuppaTeaJanice Fri 12-Sep-08 17:44:26

How does Paddy McGinty's Goat go (intrigued at inappropriate nursery rhymes)?!!

god- i used to sing paddy mcginty's goat to dsas a lullaby!

paddy mcgintys goat!

SmugColditz Fri 12-Sep-08 17:50:56

the goat song

Califrau Fri 12-Sep-08 17:54:46

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PavlovtheCat Fri 12-Sep-08 17:56:18

King Coracticus
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Piano Man

PavlovtheCat Fri 12-Sep-08 17:57:55

Sorry not piano Man, I meant music man blush]

Califrau Fri 12-Sep-08 18:00:30

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Marne Fri 12-Sep-08 18:00:56

Sleepy little rabbits
Wind the the bobbin up
Wee willy winky (dd says willy willy winky)

CuppaTeaJanice Fri 12-Sep-08 18:02:54

Thanks Stalker & Smug - who'd have thought Val Doonican could be so entertaining! I particularly liked the shot of the goat's anus!!

Haven't heard of King Coraticus, either.

king caractacus

PavlovtheCat Fri 12-Sep-08 18:10:22

TMMJ I love it too, I would say it is my absolute fave kids song grin

which one sorry?

PavlovtheCat Fri 12-Sep-08 18:14:02

TMMJ - King Coractucus, you did not actually say you liked it did you, just linked it!

I have just listened to it again, oh how sad!

CuppaTeaJanice Fri 12-Sep-08 18:15:54

Gotta love Rolf! He was the star turn at our university summer ball.

Does anyone sing 'Suzanne is a funniful man'? My Grandpa used to sing it to me - haven't heard it since.

PavlovtheCat Fri 12-Sep-08 18:19:35

You got to look at my Link for Music Man, honestly it is a fab version, you will LOVE it!

Califrau Fri 12-Sep-08 18:26:02

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EachPeachPearMum Fri 12-Sep-08 20:11:26

The Owl and The Pussycat
Oranges and Lemons
Okky Tokky Unga

CuppaTeaJanice Sat 13-Sep-08 19:52:02

How does Okky Tokky Unga go?

EachPeachPearMum Sat 13-Sep-08 21:59:41

Okky Tokky Unga
Okky Tokky Unga
Hey missa day missa doh missa day
Okky Tokky Unga
Okky Tokky Unga
Hey missa day missa doh missa day

Hexa cola misha wani
Hexa cola misha wani
Hexa cola misha wani

Okky Tokky Unga
Okky Tokky Unga
Hey missa day missa doh missa day

Have no idea how I 'sing' the tune over mn!

EachPeachPearMum Sat 13-Sep-08 22:00:52

I used to sing it in infant school, along with Apusski Dusski Apusski Du.

This was in England- I sound like Nanook of the North! grin

I also love 'Donkey Riding' which I missed off my list.

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