Rock-a-bye, my dear little boy, dear little boy,
wonder of wonders, my blessing and joy;
slumber as I gently hold you,
let my tender love enfold you;
gift of God to me and the world,
here in my arms lies so peacefully curled.
Tune Title: ROCKINGFirst Line: Little Jesus, sweetly sleep, do not stirComposer: Christopher TamblingMeter: 10.7.8.8.7.7.Key: F MajorDate: 2000Source: Traditional Czech carol collected by Martin Shaw, 1875-1950