Rachel wrote at 2009-04-24 02:14:28
I adore this little song! (I'm only 34) I sang it in junior high as a solo in a competition. I thought of it the other day and couldn't remember the second verse. Thanks for posting and giving the author's info.

Evelyn Page wrote at 2010-03-02 17:08:20
And I am 89 and remember learning it at my mother's knee That wwdhq48s in the early twenties......Evelyn

Pam wrote at 2010-11-17 16:44:37
You are correct about the lyrics and author.  However, I believe that the correct title is "Perspicacity."  At least that's what my grandmother, who was born in 1893, called it when she sang it to me!  

This is a great site!


Sarah wrote at 2015-01-17 00:06:19
My grandma passed away this afternoon. This is a song that has been passed down as a lullaby from her mum to mine, from my mum to me and from me to my children. Fond memories always xx


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