Nursery Rhymes History

Origins And Popularity Of Lavender's Blue Song

Lavender's Blue”, a traditional nursery rhyme and kids' song, is also best-known as “Lavender Blue”. This seventeenth-century English folk song was recorded in different forms since the 20th century. And the most exciting was the pop versions, which have gained a great popularity and have been in the UK and the US charts.

Origin and History Of The Muffin Man

One of the most simple and easy nursery rhymes, “The Muffin Man" also known as "Do You Know The Muffin Man" is a traditional kids' song and nursery rhyme. This English rhyme is popular among children and preschoolers and is taught to them in many preschools.

Enjoy a Singing Game With Pop Goes The Weasel

 “Pop! Goes the Weasel” is a well-known nursery rhyme, which is often enjoyed by the kids and young children as a singing game. The melody is usually played in the jack-in-the-box (children's box). It is believed that the rhyme has been played as a singing game since the late nineteenth century in Britain. Various theories have been advanced to explain the meaning and origin of this joyful nursery rhyme.


Rock a Bye Baby Song Origin and Meaning

Rock a Bye Baby” is a popular nursery rhyme and cradle song for the babies and toddlers, which was first published in 1765. Like many other traditional nursery rhymes, the author of the rhyme is not known. It is sung in the melody similar to the satirical ballad, 'Lillibullero'. “Rock a Bye Baby” has achieved great popularity. Different versions of the nursery rhyme have been discovered. The first version was printed in 'Mother Goose's Melody' in 1765. Another version was published in 'Songs for the Nursery' in 1765.

Theories Related To The Origin Of Georgie Porgie

"Georgie Porgie" is one of the best-known English nursery rhymes and kids' songs. The songwriter of this traditional nursery rhyme is not known. “Georgie Porgie” is a short and simple rhyme to teach little learners. Several theories have been advanced to explain the origins of the traditional nursery rhymes, but there is no evidence to corroborate such claims. Similarly, various theories are related to the origins of “Georgie Porgie” rhyme but without proper evidence.