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A Sailor Went to Sea

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“A Sailor Went to Sea” is a children’s nursery rhyme, clapping game and jump-rope rhyme. It was initially called “My Father Went to Sea”, before becoming more widely known as “A Sailor Went to Sea”.

A Wise Old Owl

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"A Wise Old Owl" is an English language nursery rhyme. The rhyme is an improvement of a traditional nursery rhyme "There was an owl lived in an oak, wisky, wasky, weedle."

A-Tisket, A-Tasket

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"A Tisket A Tasket" is a nursery rhyme first recorded in America in the late nineteenth century. It was used as the basis for a very successful and highly regarded 1938 recording.

Aiken Drum

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“Aiken Drum” is a popular Scottish folk song and nursery rhyme, which probably has its origins in a Jacobite song about the Battle of Sheriffmuir (1715).

As I was going to St Ives

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"As I was going to St Ives" is a traditional English-language nursery rhyme in the form of a riddle. The earliest known published version of it comes from a manuscript dated to around 1730.