Hush Little Baby – lyrics and chords

The lyrics to the Hush Little Baby are the words a mother sings to her baby to try and get her to fall asleep. The chords are presented here in the key G major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys.

 
G 
Hush little baby  
D7 
don’t say a word
 
Mammy’s goin’ to buy you a  
G 
mockingbird
 
If that mocking
D7 
bird don’t sing
 
Mammy’s goin’ to buy you a  
G 
diamond 
 
ring.

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If that diamond ring turns to brass
Mama’s going to buy you a looking glass
If that looking glass gets broke
Mama’s going to buy you a billy goat.

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If that billy goat won’t pull
Mama’s going to buy you a cart and bull
If that cart and bull turn over
Mamma’s going to buy you a dog named Rover.

If that dog named Rover don’t bark
Mama’s going to buy you a horse and cart
If that horse and cart fall down
You’re still the sweetest little girl in town.

Hush Little Baby lyrics and chords print version

[G]Hush little baby [D7]don’t say a word
Mammy’s goin’ to buy you a [G]mockingbird
If that mocking[D7]bird don’t sing
Mammy’s goin’ to buy you a [G]diamond ring.

If that diamond ring turns to brass
Mama’s going to buy you a looking glass
If that looking glass gets broke
Mama’s going to buy you a billy goat.

If that billy goat won’t pull
Mama’s going to buy you a cart and bull
If that cart and bull turn over
Mamma’s going to buy you a dog named Rover.

If that dog named Rover don’t bark
Mama’s going to buy you a horse and cart
If that horse and cart fall down
You’re still the sweetest little girl in town.

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