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Man, I gotta get me some lullabies

So, Julian melted down. No Karen, so I got him a bottle, got him a bath, and put him to bed. I read him a book or two (Goodnight Moon and Pajama Time!), but after a while, I needed to not read. So, I started to sing. But, er, I haven't known any lullabies for a few decades. So, tonight's songlist (program this into your iPods, kids):

St. Judy's Comet, Paul Simon
Friend of the Devil, the Grateful Dead
Lawyers, Guns, and Money, Warren Zevon
Yesterday and We Can Work It Out, by the Beatles. If he hadn't started snoring, then, I would have sung Signs by the Five Man Electrical Band (the acoustic version by Tesla, for the curious).

So, any other suggestions for songs that I should memorize on the way back and forth to work?


Nov. 2nd, 2004 01:15 am (UTC)
If you're going to sing Beatles tunes to him, might as well add "Hey Jude" to the playlist... Since that was written for (or at least inspired by) a Julian (Lennon).
Nov. 2nd, 2004 02:01 am (UTC)
Guess I'd better learn those lyrics, then
Something tells me I'll be going and buying some Beatles music soon. Singing well is still optional.
Nov. 2nd, 2004 02:12 am (UTC)
Re: Guess I'd better learn those lyrics, then
I think most of our lullabying will be done by Q.

I inherited my mother's singing voice -- she used to do lullabies, until she overheard one of my sisters whisper to another, "if you pretend to be asleep, she stops singing."
Nov. 2nd, 2004 02:28 am (UTC)
Re: Guess I'd better learn those lyrics, then
I don't really try singing. More like whispering rhyme. After all, I want him to be lulled to sleep.
Nov. 2nd, 2004 03:01 am (UTC)
Re: Guess I'd better learn those lyrics, then
Ah, the William Shatner school of lullabys... ;-)

"Picture...yourself....onaboatonariver....with TANGERINE TREES and marmalade skies........"
Nov. 2nd, 2004 11:13 am (UTC)
Re: Guess I'd better learn those lyrics, then
But in esperanto...