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Why sing "rock a bye baby"?

Why do we sing "Rock a bye baby" to lull a baby to sleep when the song is about putting your baby in a tree and letting the wind crash the cradle on the ground?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:24 PM on Apr. 21, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (5)
  • I never sing that...but I like your philosophy and would love to sign up for your newsletter.
    viola_swamp

    Answer by viola_swamp at 11:33 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • Because despite the songs lyrics it is better than Jingle Bells which is my fall back song when I can not think of anything else.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 11:38 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • I change the words. For the last line, I sing "mama will catch you, cradle and all"
    BridgetC140

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 11:45 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • i do the same thing as bridget......
    cassie_m

    Answer by cassie_m at 11:54 PM on Apr. 21, 2010

  • Some crazy sleep deprived mother must have made it up.... Kinda like go to sleep kid or this is the consequences lol.
    Allergic2Stupid

    Answer by Allergic2Stupid at 12:42 AM on Apr. 22, 2010

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