THE WINDMILL

This is the way That the windmill goes round: High, then low; High, then low; Brushing the sky And the air and the ground, High, then low; High, then low. Arms spreading wide In the soft summer breeze: Round they […]

WILLOUGHBY WALLABY WOO

Willoughby wallaby woo, An elephant sat on you! Willoughby wallaby wee, An elephant sat on me! Willoughby wallaby Wacob, An elephant sat on Jacob! Change the names to include all the children singing Willoughby wallaby Wadison, An elephant sat on […]

WILD MOUNTAIN THYME

Oh, the summertime is coming And the trees are sweetly blooming And the wild mountain thyme Blooms around the purple heather Will you go, laddie, go And we’ll all go together To pull wild mountain thyme All around the purple […]

WIGGLE IN MY TOE

There’s a wiggle in my toe, Teacher don’t you know, I’d love to stop the wiggle ‘Cause it makes me want to giggle. I’ve done everything I can, And I wanted you to know, I just can’t stop The wiggle […]

WIDDICOMBE FAIR

Tom Pearse, Tom Pearse, lend me your grey mare All along, down along, out along lee For I want for to go to Widdicombe Fair With Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney Peter Day, Daniel Whiddon, Harry Hawk Old Uncle […]

WHY, WHY, WHY?

I know a curious little boy, He’s always asking Why; Why this, why that, why then, why now, Why not, why, why, why, why? Why this, why that, why then, why now, Why not, why, why, why, why? He wants […]

WHO WILL TRY?

Who will try to be a sunbeam When the sky is gray? Who will spread a little sunshine On a rainy day? I will try, I will try, While the clouds are in the sky, I will try to be […]

WHISKY FRISKY

Whisky Frisky, Hipperty Hop, Up he goes To the tree top! Whirly, twirly, Round and round, Down he scampers To the ground. Furly, curly, What a tail, Tall as a feather, Broad as a sail. Where’s his supper? In the […]

WHERE GO THE BOATS?

Dark brown is the river, Golden is the sand. It flows along forever, With trees on either hand. Green leaves a-floating, Castles of the foam, Boats of mine a-boating — Where will all come home? On goes the river, And […]

WHERE ARE YOU GOING TO?

“Where are you going to, My pretty maid, Where are you going to, My pretty maid?” “I’m going a-milking, sir,” She said, “Sir,” she said, “Sir,” she said, “I’m going a-milking, Sir,” She said. “Shall I go with you, My […]

WHERE ARE YOU CHRISTMAS?

Where are you Christmas Why can’t I find you Why have you gone away? My world is changing, I’m rearranging, Does that mean Christmas changes too? Where are you Christmas? Do you remember The girl you used to know? you […]

WHEN THE SANDMAN COMES

When the sun sets at night, Then the Sandman comes, Bringing his bag of sand. In the bag he keeps All the sands of sleep, Which he sprinkles over all the land. In her chamber low My darling sleeps, And […]

WHEN PA

When Pa, when Pa; When Pa, when Pa; When Pa was A little boy like me, He used to go In swimmin’, in swimmin’; He used to go Way up the creek Where there was no fear Of women, Of […]

WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME

When Johnny comes marching home again, Hurrah! Hurrah! We’ll give him a hearty welcome then, Hurrah! Hurrah! The men will cheer, the boys will shout, The ladies, they will dance about, And we’ll all be there, When Johnny comes marching […]