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Hush Little Baby (US South - Appalachia)
From the singing of Milano Miodini

Hush, little baby, don’t say a word,
Mama’s gonna buy you a mocking bird.
And if that mocking bird don’t sing,
Mama’s gonna buy you a diamond ring.
And if that diamond ring turns brass,
Mama’s gonna buy you a looking glass.
And if that looking glass gets broke,
Mama’s gonna buy you a billy goat.

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[ Hush.mp3 : 0.9 MB ]

A child sings a lullaby to her doll. Photo by Martha Cooper.