Search Nursery Rhyme Lyrics & Childrens Songs
A sailor went to sea sea sea
A sailor went to sea, sea, sea.
To see what he could see, see, see.
But all that he could see, see, see.
Was the bottom of the deep blue sea, sea, sea.
Some more nursery rhymes to enjoy
A Was An Archer
A was a archer and shot an arrow
B was a big baker eating bread and buns
C was a captain with curly hair
D was a dreamer who rode a donkey
E was an esquire and his elegant elephant
F was a farmer having fun following his plough
G was a goat and a goose was her friend
H was a hunter and he hunted a hare
I was an idler and he would do nothing
J was a jovial judge who liked jumping a lot
K was a king who made me a knight
L was a lion leaping through the leaves
M was a merchant going to the market
N was a nanny nursing a little child
O was an onion growing under an oak
P was a pig who was smoking a pipe
Q was a quarrel with two boys of the town
R was a rat who ate poor Richard's hat
S was a sheep who was sweet but silly
T was a thoughtful tinker mending a pot
U was my uncle, who had a unicorn
V is a veteran who tells of his valour
W is a watchman who is watching his watch
X was an extravagant but exact xylophone
Y was a yawning youth who did not like yachting
Z was a zigzagging zany, a silly fool
Origins of Nursery Rhyme Lyrics and Words
Nursery Rhyme lyrics have many different origins and meanings. In most cases the meanings behind nursery rhyme lyrics cannot be verified. A few examples of some more well know nursery rhyme lyrics and their possible meanings are; ‘Baa, Baa, Black sheep’ was thought to originate from the medieval taxes, ‘Humpty Dumpty’ was thought to be a cannon used in the English civil war and ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’ was thought to be related to the burial of children in foundations or Vikings burning wooden bridges. Whatever the meaning behind Nursery Rhyme Lyrics we have enjoyed them in our own childhood along with sharing them with our own children (and it is amazing after many years how quickly the Lyrics to nursery rhymes can still be remembered).