DO YOU WANT THE MOON TO PLAY WITH, IT WILL COME IF YOU DONT CRY

LULLA LULLA LULLA BYE BYE, DO YOU WANT THE MOON TO PLAY WITH, IT WILL COME IF YOU DONT CRY

THESE ARE THE ONLY WORDS I REMEMBER, IS THERE ANYMORE. I HAVE MY FIRST GRANDSON AND FEEL THE URGE TO SING THIS TO HIM WHENEVER I HOLD HIM

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Sep 11, 2017
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Old negro song NEW
by: Anonymous hazel stock

I'm British iknow the song well I think it came from British slaves in thr1800s if you look at the wording mom sang it to me 80 yrs ago.

May 04, 2017
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My baby Granddaughter NEW
by: Anonymous

My Mother sang it to me too and not saying my age! I only remembered a few lines but now I can sing the whole lullaby to my baby Granddaughter

Sep 16, 2016
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Lull a lulla ,baby NEW
by: Anonymous

My mother sang this to me too,and I'm 87 ,!!!!
I never knew all the words till now. Thank you
Just in time for my 5 th great grand child

Aug 05, 2016
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Lula lula bye bye Lullaby NEW
by: SuzyB

Lula lula lula lula bye bye. Does you want the moon to play with, all the stars to run away with, they'll come if you don't cry. And its lula lula lula lula bye bye in your mammy's arms you're creeping and soon you'll be asleeping lula, lulua lula lula lula bye.
My Mum used to sing this to me as a baby (I'm 66 now) and my sister (59). We sang it to all our babies as well.
I've often wondered if it was a Deep South lullaby.
She followed it with "Oh my babby, my curly headed babby, your Daddy's in the cotton fields aworking for his coon, oo oon, oo oon." And then Golden Slumbers.
Not very PC now I know but its what I remember. As far as I am aware all my ancestors were English (traced back to 1776)and not American so where it came from I don't know.

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