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wego October 13th, 2013 9:52pm

Rock a bye, baby, in the treetops...when the wind blows, the cradle will rock...when the bough breaks, the cradle will fall...and down will come baby, cradle and all.

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astroguy6000
10/14/13 4:45 pm

It doesn't say the baby and all just the cradle was one piece! How horrific. I'm sticking to twinkle star!

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cathyro Long Beach,Ca
10/13/13 7:48 pm

I have always changed the last line to, "but mama will catch you, cradle and all".

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Ebola1 Florida
10/13/13 6:57 pm

My Mother used to throw me on the floor and laugh at the end.

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astroguy6000
10/14/13 4:45 pm

R u ok

Ebola1 Florida
10/15/13 2:49 am

I'm fine, in fact, I do the same with my kids.

2katz I live in Nebraska
10/13/13 6:03 pm

My mom used to sing this to me, also one about "poor babes in the woods," children that wandered away and got lost and died. Scared the crap out of me. Same with that damned Orphan Annie poem. I remember wondering why they sang/read this stuff to us.

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pisomojado
10/13/13 5:29 pm

Sweet, but
I used to sing Gilbert & Sullivan's "Tit Willow" to my kids.

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
10/13/13 5:26 pm

Political song about British thron During The rule of Ann

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TopsQueen Oregon Coast
10/13/13 5:27 pm

They smuggled in a baby trying to claim it has the heir to the throne.

Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
10/13/13 5:19 pm

I read it to my son as is. He's nearly 3. I rock him in my arms and when I get to 'Down will come baby, cradle and all' I plop down on the couch with him. Tickles him pink.

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wego Utah
10/13/13 8:10 pm

Very good, mama!!

astroguy6000
10/14/13 4:47 pm

It would be funny if your name was moooDQ

icytoes the tepid north
10/13/13 4:14 pm

I always changed the last line to "and mommy will catch you, cradle and all" because I'm Superwoman

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/13/13 4:05 pm

I never liked it. Too many questions. Why is the kid in the tree? Why didn't they pick a better branch? Why isn't the kid wearing a parachute or safety harness just in case? Don't they like the kid? You aren't sticking me up in a tree!

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Arya8
10/13/13 3:43 pm

I changed the last line to "no, not at all" :)

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Arya8
10/13/13 3:44 pm

Just the "cradle and all," to"no, not at all" I mean.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
10/13/13 3:37 pm

We did rewrite the lyrics for my young'un.
When the bough doesn't break the cradle wont fall and up will stay baby...

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chickencookie It really is
10/13/13 3:36 pm

I changed the words and would tickle my daughter at the end.