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A Sailor Went to Sea

"A Sailor Went to Sea" is a children's nursery rhyme, clapping game and jump-rope rhyme. It was initially called 'My Father Went to Sea', before becoming more widely known as 'A Sailor Went to Sea'.[1]

Lyrics

A sailor went to sea, sea, sea
To see what he could see, see, see
But all that he could see, see, see
Was the bottom of the deep blue sea, sea, sea.

See also

References

  1. ^ The British Library. "Clapping games - A sailor went to sea, sea, sea". Playtimes. The British Library. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 

Further reading

  • Curtis, Mavis (2004). "A sailor went to sea: theme and variations". Folk Musi c Journal 8 (4): 421–437.  
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External links

  • The British Library - Audio recording of A Sailor Went to Sea, 1972


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