Song collections: Children's songs

Traditional songs for children.

Mike and Peggy Seeger.

American Folk Songs for Children (*)1955   
(* with Penny and Barbara Seeger)

Isla St Clair.

My Generation2003 Highland ClassicsHCLAC 102 

Broadside Band.

Old English Nursery Rhymes 1996SaydiscCD_SDL 419 

Various artists (*).

70 Golden Nursery Rhymes1979  
(* Martin Carthy, Isla St Clair, Shirley Collins, Percy Edwards)

Various artists (*).

I Chokit on a Tattie: Children's Songs and Rhymes 2006Greentrax  

Tim Hart and Friends.

My Very Favourite Nursery Rhyme Record1981MFP 
The Drunken Sailor & Other Kids Favourites1983MFP 
Favourite Nursery Rhymesearly 1980sMFP 

Album tracks.

Favourite Nursery Rhymes Running time 73 minutes 26 seconds. Two separate albums were released in 1981 and 1983 on vinyl (Music For Pleasure). A selection of the tracks were released on audio cassette 1989. The CD was released in 1989 and included all tracks from the original albums.. Tim Hart (vocals, acoustic and electric guitar), Maddy Prior (vocals), John Kirkpatrick (vocals, concertina), Melanie Harold (vocals), Robert Johnson (vocals, electric guitar), Peter Knight (violin) plus other unknown vocals and instrumentalists. The track listing on the CD is very confused. (*) These tracks are not on the tape.



1. The Grand Old Duke of YorkTrad
2. Sing a Song Of SixpenceTrad
3. Once I Caught A Fish AliveTrad
4. Hey Diddle Diddle/Little Jack Horner/LittleMiss MuffetTrad
5. LittleBo PeepTrad
6. Mary Mary Quite Contrary Trad
7. Old MacDonald Had A Farm Trad
8. Old Woman Tossed Up In A Blanket (*)Trad
9. Twinkle Twinkle Little StarUnknown
10. Boys and Girls Come Out To Play (*)Trad
11. Nick Nack Paddy WackTrad
12. Baa Baa Black SheepTrad
13. Bobby ShaftoeTrad
14. Hush-a-Bye BabyTrad
15. Humpty DumptyTrad
16. Lavender's Blue (Dilly, Dilly)Trad
17. London Bridge Is Falling DownTrad
18. Oranges And LemonsTrad
19. Oh Dear, What Can The Matter BeTrad
20. Over The Hills And Far AwayTrad
21. A Fox Jumped UpTrad
22. ClementineTrad
23. Three Jolly Rogues Of LynnTrad
24. Who Killed Cock Robin?Trad
25. Cockles and MusselsTrad
26. Hush Little BabyTrad
27. What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?Trad
28. The Riddle SongTrad
29. Michael FinniganTrad
30. Froggy's CourtingTrad

Last updated on 29/01/2011