Popular Songs & Lullabies for Babies in English (With Lyrics)

Looking for bedtime lullabies to help your baby sleep? Here you can find a list of popular lullabies for babies with lyrics so you can sing to your little one to sleep. Some of these baby songs have been around for years and years. They are also great for toddlers and older kids too. Make sure to check out our list of Nursery Rhymes with Lyrics too.

What is a Lullaby?

A lullaby, or a baby song, is a calm song to help babies and children calm down and lull them to sleep. The songs are usually slow, soft and rhythmic. You can hum the lullabies to your baby, or sing the lullaby lyrics.

Popular Baby Songs & Lullabies with Lyrics

Here you can find our top 10 lullabies for babies with lyrics in English to help sing your baby to sleep.

1. Hush Little Baby Lullaby Lyrics

Hush, little baby, don’t say a word,
Papa’s gonna buy you a mockingbird.
And if that mockingbird won’t sing,
Mama’s gonna buy you a diamond ring.

If that diamond ring turns brass,
Papa’s gonna buy you a looking glass.
And if that looking glass gets broke,
Mama’s gonna buy you a goat.

And if that goat won’t pull,
Papa’s gonna buy you a cart and bull.
And if that cart and bull turn over,
Mama’s gonna buy you a dog named Rover.

And if that dog named Rover won’t bark,
Papa’s gonna buy you a horse and cart.
And if that horse and cart fall down,
You are still be the sweetest little baby in town.
And if that horse and cart fall down,
You are still be the sweetest little baby in town.

2. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Lullaby Lyrics

Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are
Up above the world so high
Like a diamond in the sky

When the blazing sun is gone
When there’s nothing he shines upon
Then you show your little light
Twinkle, twinkle, through the night

3. Rock-a-bye Baby Lullaby Lyrics

Rock-a-bye baby, on the treetop
When the wind blows, the cradle will rock
When the bough breaks, the baby will fall
And down will come baby, cradle and all.

4. You Are My Sunshine Lullaby Lyrics

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

The other night dear, as I lay sleeping
I dreamed I held you in my arms
But when I awoke, dear, I was mistaken
So I hung my head and I cried.

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

I’ll always love you and make you happy,
If you will only say the same.
But if you leave me and love another,
You’ll regret it all someday

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

You told me once, dear, you really loved me
And no one else could come between.
But now you’ve left me and love another;
You have shattered all of my dreams:

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

In all my dreams, dear, you seem to leave me
When I awake my poor heart pains.
So when you come back and make me happy
I’ll forgive you dear, I’ll take all the blame.

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away
Please don’t take my sunshine away


5. All the Pretty Little Horses Lullaby Lyrics

Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry,
Go to sleepy little baby.
When you wake, you shall have,
All the pretty little horses.

Blacks and bays, dapples and greys,
Go to sleepy you little baby,
Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry,
Go to sleepy little baby.

Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry,
Go to sleepy little baby,
When you wake, you shall have,
All the pretty little horses.

Way down yonder, down in the meadow,
There’s a poor wee little lamby.
The bees and the butterflies pickin’ at its eyes,
The poor wee thing cried for her mummy.

Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry,
Go to sleepy little baby.
When you wake, you shall have,
All the pretty little horses.

6. Amazing Grace Lullaby Lyrics 

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost, but now am found
Was blind, but now I see

Was grace that taught my heart to fear
And grace, my fears relieved
How precious did that grace appear
The hour I first believed

Through many dangers, toils and snares
We have already come
T’was grace that brought us safe thus far
And grace will lead us home
And grace will lead us home

Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost, but now am found
Was blind, but now I see
Was blind, but now I see

7. Baby Mine Lullaby lyrics

Baby mine, don’t you cry
Baby mine, dry your eyes
Rest your head close to my heart
Never to part, baby of mine

Little one when you play
Don’t you mind what you say
Let those eyes sparkle and shine
Never a tear, baby of mine

8. Somewhere Over The Rainbow Lullaby lyrics

Somewhere over the rainbow
Way up high
And the dreams that you dream of
Once in a lullaby, oh

Somewhere over the rainbow
Bluebirds fly
And the dreams that you dream of
Dreams really do come true-ooh-ooh

Someday I’ll wish upon a star
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
High above the chimney tops that’s where
You’ll find me, oh

Somewhere over the rainbow
Bluebirds fly
And the dream that you dare to
Oh why, oh why can’t I? I

Someday I’ll wish upon a star
Wake up where the clouds are far behind me
Where trouble melts like lemon drops
High above the chimney top that’s where you’ll find me
Oh, somewhere over the rainbow way up high
And the dream that you dare to
Why, oh why can’t I? I

9. Puff The Magic Dragon Lullaby Lyrics

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee
Little Jackie paper loved that rascal puff
And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff oh

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee

Together they would travel on a boat with billowed sail
Jackie kept a lookout perched on puff’s gigantic tail
Noble kings and princes would bow whene’er they came
Pirate ships would lower their flag when puff roared out his name oh

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee

A dragon lives forever but not so little boys
Painted wings and giant rings make way for other toys
One grey night it happened, Jackie Paper came no more
And puff that mighty dragon, he ceased his fearless roar

His head was bent in sorrow, green scales fell like rain
Puff no longer went to play along the cherry lane
Without his life-long friend, puff could not be brave
So Puff that mighty dragon sadly slipped into his cave oh

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee

10. Good Night Lullaby Lyrics

Now it’s time to say good night,
Good night, sleep tight.
Now the sun turns out his light,
Good night, sleep tight.

Dream sweet dreams for me,
Dream sweet dreams for you.
Close your eyes and I’ll close mine,
Good night, sleep tight.

Now the moon begins to shine,
Good night, sleep tight.
Dream sweet dreams for me,
Dream sweet dreams for you.

Close your eyes and I’ll close mine,
Good night, sleep tight.
Now the sun turns out his light,
Good night, sleep tight.

Dream sweet dreams for me,
Dream sweet dreams for you.
Good night,
Good night, everybody,

Everybody, everywhere,
Good night.

Lullabies to put baby to sleep

Did you like this list of lullabies for babies? Hopefully you can learn these lullaby lyrics to sing to your baby. Let us know your favourite baby songs or lullabies that help your baby go to sleep and we can add them to our list.

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Lullabies for Babies & Baby Songs - With Lyrics in English