Lullaby And Good Night

Album: Lullaby And Good Night (1868)
  • Familiar English lyrics:

    Lullaby and good night.
    With roses bedight.
    With lilies o'er spread.
    Is baby's wee bed.
    Lay you down, now and rest.
    May your slumber be blest.
    Lay you down, now and rest.
    May your slumber be blest.

    German Translation.

    Guten Abend, gut Nacht.
    Mit Rosen bedacht.
    Mit Naeglein besteckt.
    Schlupf unter die Deck.
    Morgen frueh, wenn Gott will.
    Wirst du wieder geweckt.
    Morgen frûeh, wenn Gott will.
    Wirst du wieder geweckt.

    Translation Of German Lyrics:

    Good evening, good night.
    With roses adorned.
    With carnations covered.
    Slip under the covers.
    Early tomorrow, if God wills.
    You will wake once again.
    Early tomorrow, if God wills.
    You will wake once again. Lyrics from a song in Public Domain

Comments: 2

  • Emily from Around Chicago, IlMy mother never new the words to this song, so she made up her own:
    "Lullaby/and goodnight/Go to sleep my little baby/And dream/Of the moon/and the stars in the sky/Cuddle up/With your blanket/And your Winnie the Pooh/And when you/Wake up/I'll be right here with you"
  • Annabelle from Eugene, OrI like the melody, but I could never stand it being sung by my Grandma Dorcas! Blaaaaaaaand! Face it! I hated it when she sang to me! The woman didn't have the voice of a musician! However, when the melody is just music, and especially when I've written song lyrics that are set to the tune of this melody, they are very sweet and tender. These songs would surely put my Grandma Dorcas to shame!
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