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CRADLE SONG

HUSH A BY,
DON'T YOU CRY.
GO TO SLEEPY, LITTLE BABY.
WHEN YOU WAKE,
YOU SHALL HAVE
ALL THE PRETTY HORSES --
BLACK AND GREY,
ROAN AND BAY.
A COACH AND SIX LITTLE HORSES.

Submitter comment: THIS VARIATION WAS SUNG TO ME BY MY MOTHER WHO FIRST HEARD IT
IN SOUTH CAROLINA SUNG BY NEGRO MAMMIES. ANOTHER VERSION CAN BE
FOUND IN: LOMAX, AMERICAN BALLADS AND FOLK SONG. NEW YORK :
MACMILLAN, 1935, P.304.

Data entry tech comment: THE TITLE OF THE SONG IS:"ALL THE PRETTY LITTLE HORSES"

Where learned: SOUTH CAROLINA ; EDGEFIELD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Cradle song Lullaby

Date learned: 00001950S

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