Hayley Westenra - Hushabye - Lyrics

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  1. Pretty Little Horses Traditional - 3m 42s
  2. Hushabye Mountain Robert B Sherman / Richard M Sherman - 3m 10s
  3. Dream A Little Dream Gus Kahn / Fabien Andre / Wilbur Schwandt - 3m 23s
  4. Sleep On Music by Paul Mealor / Lyrics by Brendan Graham - 2m 30s
  5. Twinkle Twinkle Traditional - 3m 48s
  6. Go To Sleep Traditional arranged by T-Bone Burnett / Ed Welch -  1m 56s
  7. Brahms Lullaby Johannes Brahms - 3m 17s
  8. Goodnight My Angel Billy Joel - 3m 42s
  9. All Through The Night Traditional - 4m 03s
  10. Baby Mine Frank Churchill / Ned Washington - 3m 55s
  11. Hine E Hine Traditional - 4m 02s
  12. When At Night Engelbert Humperdinck - 4m 05s
  13. Stay Awake Richard M. Sherman / Robert B. Sherman - 2m 04s

Total playing time - 43m 37s

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1.  Pretty Little Horses

Hush-a-bye, don't you cry,
Go to sleep, you little baby.
When you wake, you will have cake, and
All the pretty little horses.

Blacks and bays, dapples and greys,
A coach and six white  horses,
Hush-a-bye, don't you cry,
Go to sleep, you little baby.

Way down yonder, down in the meadow,
There's a poor little lamby.
Bees and butterflies flit around his eyes
He's crying out for his mammy

Hush-a-bye, don't you cry,
Go to sleep, you little baby.
When you wake, you will have cake, and
All the pretty little horses.

Blacks and bays, dapples and greys,
A coach and six white  horses,
Blacks and bays, dapples and greys,
All the pretty little horses.

Hush-a-bye, don't you cry,
Go to sleep, you little baby.

Go to sleep, you little baby.

All the pretty little horses.

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2. Hushabye Mountain

A gentle breeze from Hushabye Mountain
Softly blows o'er lullaby bay.
It fills the sails of boats that are waiting,
Waiting to sail your worries away.

It isn't far to Hushabye Mountain
And your boat waits down by the quay
The winds of night so softly are sighing
Soon they will fly your troubles to sea.

So close your eyes on Hushabye Mountain.
Wave goodbye to cares of the day.
And watch your boat from Hushabye Mountain
Sail far away from lullaby bay.

So close your eyes on Hushabye Mountain.
Wave goodbye to cares of the day.
And watch your boat from Hushabye Mountain
Sail far away from lullaby bay.

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3. Dream A Little Dream

Stars shining bright above you
Night breezes seem to whisper, I love you
Birds singing in the sycamore tree
Dream a little dream of me

Say nighty night and kiss me
Just hold me tight and tell me you'll miss me
While I'm alone and blue as can be
Dream a little dream of me

Stars fading but I linger on, dear
Still craving your kiss
I'm longing to linger till dawn, dear
Just saying this

Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
Sweet dreams that leave all worries behind you
But in your dreams whatever they be
Dream a little dream of me

Stars fading but I linger on, dear
Still craving your kiss
I'm longing to linger till dawn, dear
Just saying this

Sweet dreams till sunbeams find you
Sweet dreams that leave all worries far behind you
But in your dreams whatever they be
Dream a little dream of me
Dream a little dream of me

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4. Sleep On

The  world out there -
The  heavens all - to sleep,
And  I am here,
A watch with you to keep.

Sleep  on...sleep on...sleep de-ep and sleep strong,
Sleep on... sleep on...the road of life is long:
I whisper a prayer, may your path be clear...
Sleep on.

May you be wise,
In  answer to your call,
May you still  rise,
If ever you  should fall.

Sleep  on...sleep on... sleep de-ep and  sleep strong,
Sleep on...sleep on...the road of life is long:
I whisper a prayer,  may your path be clear...
Sleep on...
Sleep on...sleep on!

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5. Twinkle Twinkle

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

When the blazing sun is gone,
When he nothing shines upon,
Then you show your little light,
Twinkle, twinkle, all through the night.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.

Then the traveller in the dark,
Thanks you for your tiny spark,
He could not see which way to go,
If you did not twinkle so.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.

In the dark blue sky you keep,
And often through my curtains peep,
For you never shut your eye,
Till the sun is in the sky.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are.

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6. Go To Sleep

Go to sleep, you little baby
Go to sleep, you little baby
Your momma's gone away and your daddy's gone to stay
Didn't leave nobody, but the baby

Go to sleep, you little baby
Go to sleep, you little baby
Everybody's gone in the cotton and the corn
Didn't leave nobody, but the baby

You're a sweet little baby
You're a sweet little baby
Honey and the rock and the sugar don't stop
Gonna bring a bottle to the baby

Don't you weep, pretty baby
Don't you weep, pretty baby
She's long gone with her red shoes on
Gonna need another loving baby

Don't you weep, pretty baby
Don't you weep, pretty baby
You and me and the devil makes three
Don't need no other loving baby

Go to sleep, you little baby
Go to sleep, you little baby
Come and lay your bones on the alabaster stones
And be my ever loving baby

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7. Brahms Lullaby

Lullaby and good night,
With roses bedight,
With lilies o'er spread
Is baby's wee bed.

Lullaby and good night,
Thy mother's delight,
Bright angels beside
My darling abide.

Lay thee down now and rest,
May thy slumber be blessed.
Lay thee down now and rest,
May thy slumber be blessed.

Lullaby and good night,
With roses bedight,
With lilies o'er spread
Is baby's wee bed.

Lay thee down now and rest,
May thy slumber be blessed.
Lay thee down now and rest,
May thy slumber be blessed.

Lullaby and good night,
Your thy mother's delight,
Bright angels beside
My darling abide.

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8. Goodnight My Angel

Goodnight, my angel, time to close your eyes
And save these questions for another day
I think I know what you've been asking me
I think you know what I've been trying to say
I promised I would never leave you
And you should always know
Wherever you may go, no matter where you are
I never will be far away

Goodnight, my angel, now it's time to sleep
And still so many things I want to say
Remember all the songs you sang for me
When we went sailing on an emerald bay
And like a boat out on the ocean
I'm rocking you to sleep
The water's dark and deep, inside this ancient heart
You'll always be a part of me

Goodnight, my angel, now it's time to dream
And dream how wonderful your life will be
Someday your child may cry, and if you sing this lullaby
Then in your heart there will always be a part of me
Someday we'll all be gone but lullabies go on and on
They never die, that's how you and I will be

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9. All Through The Night

Sleep, my child, and peace attend thee
All through the night;
Guardian angels God will send thee,
All through the night,

Soft the drowsy hours are creeping,
Hill and vale in slumber sleeping,
I, my loved ones' watch am keeping,
All through the night.

O mor siriol gwen a seren,
Ar hyd y nos,
I oleuo-i chwaer ddaearen,
Ar hyd y nos.
Nos yw henaint pan ddaw cystudd,
Ond i harddu dyn a'i hwyrdydd,
Rhown ein golau gwan i'n gilydd,
Ar hyd y nos.

While the moon her watch is keeping
All through the night
While the weary world is sleeping
All through the night
O'er thy spirit gently stealing
Visions of delight revealing
Breathes a pure and holy feeling
All through the night.

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10. Baby Mine

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 they say
Let those eyes sparkle and shine
Never a tear, baby of mine

If they knew, sweet little you
They'd end up loving you too
All those people who scold you
What they'd give just for the right to hold you

From your head down to your toes
You're not much, goodness knows
But you're so precious to me
Sweet as can be, baby of mine

All those people who scold you
What they'd give just for the right to hold you

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

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11. Hine E Hine

E tangi ana koe
Hine e hine
E ngenge ana koe
Hine e hine

Kati tö pouri rä
Noho i te aroha
Te ngäkau o te Matua
Hine e hine
Hine e hine

E tangi ana koe
Hine e hine
E ngenge ana koe
Hine e hine

Kati tö pouri rä
Noho i te aroha
Te ngäkau o te Matua
Hine e hine
Hine e hine

E tangi ana koe
Hine e hine
E ngenge ana koe
Hine e hine

Kati tö pouri rä
Noho i te aroha
Te ngäkau o te Matua
Hine e hine

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12. When At Night

When at night I go to sleep
Fourteen angels watch do keep
Two my head are guarding
Two my feet are guiding
Two are on my right hand
Two are on my left hand
Two who warmly cover
Two who o'er me hover
Two to whom 'tis given
To guide my steps to Heaven

When at night I go to sleep
Fourteen angels watch do keep
Two my head are guarding
Two my feet are guiding
Two are on my right hand
Two are on my left hand
Two who warmly cover
Two who o'er me hover
Two to whom 'tis given
To guide my steps to Heaven

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13. Stay Awake

Stay awake, don't rest your head
Don't lie down upon your bed
While the moon drifts in the skies
Stay awake, don't close your eyes

Though the world is fast asleep
Though your pillow's soft and deep
You're not sleepy as you seem
Stay awake, don't nod and dream
Stay awake, don't nod and dream

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NOTES

These lyrics are copyriight the relevant lyricist or publisher and are posted here only and for no other purpose than to assist the fans of Hayley Westenra and purchasers of her album Hushabye in Countries where lyrics have not been or will not be provided with the album. The lyrics and any translations are for personal use only and should not be copied distributed or reposted on the Internet without asking, first. Lyrics and translations are unofficial.

The lyrics were initially compiled for us by 'Ferdinand' and were checked and edited with a few minor corrections by Dave. Many thanks to Grainne MagFhloinn, daughter of Sleep On lyricist Brendan Graham, for providing us with the official lyric for that song.

Extra Tracks (iTunes De-Luxe Edition) and translations into English as necessary - coming soon.

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