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The Grand Old Duke of York

The Grand Old Duke Of York is also known as The Noble Duke of York. This rhyme is written in the English language. The origins of this poem can be found in the Battle of Wakefield which happened in England in 1460. The words of this

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Little Jack Horner Nursery Rhyme

Little Jack Horner Nursery Rhyme is one of the most popular nursery rhymes in the English Language. The melody for the most popular version of this poem was composed by James William Elliot in his National Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs. The earliest mention of this nursery

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Yankee Doodle Song

Yankee Doodle Song is a well know American song. This song is often sung patriotically and is the State Anthem for Connecticut. The earliest versions of this song go back to the Seven-Year’s war and the American Revolution. The melody of this song is even

this old man song

This Old Man Song

This Old Man Song is a traditional nursery rhyme and was first published in the year 1906. It is considered to be one of the oldest songs which help the children in understanding the counting. This nursery rhyme has first appeared in the England in the

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Where Is Thumbkin ?

Where Is Thumbkin is a traditional fingerplay song for children.This song has first appeared in the Barney In Concert.The song uses the same music as Frere Jacques (in French). Frere Jacques is one of the most popular lullabies which is also known as Brother John (in English). This

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Ten Little Indians Poem

Ten Little Indians Poem is a counting rhyme for children. This song was published in the year 1868. The music of this song has been taken from an Irish folk song. The word ‘Indian’ refers to the Native Americans. The writer of thing song is

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Miss Polly Had A Dolly

Miss Polly Had A Dolly is one of the old nursery rhymes about Miss Polly who had a sick doll. This song is being sung by the mothers when their children are ill. The origins and author of this rhyme are still unknown. This song

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Miss Mary Mack Song

Miss Mary Mack is also popularly known as Mary Mack. It is a clapping game played by all the children especially in English speaking countries. It is a popular nursery rhyme and a game in various parts of the United States, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

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Polly Put The Kettle On

The poem Polly Put The Kettle On is a popular English language nursery rhyme. This poem’s first publication can be traced as far back as the late 1700s. Although the true origins of the poem have not been found yet, there have been theories. Many believe

The Farmer In The Dell

The Farmer In The Dell is one of the very funny and most popular nursery rhymes of all times. It is almost 200 years old. This song also refers to a singing game. The origin of this poem is Germany and in no time, it