Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Lullaby Book

Here's the next post on my lullaby book.

It's Lavender's Blue. Now, you and I know that lavender is more of a purple than a blue. But the song is old, and most of these lyrics make very little sense to me. I just love this song. There was a music video that Disney Merry Melodies  had made with Burl Ives singing. I never knew the words, just the first verse. So here it is.

Lavender's Blue Illustrated by Ruth Krueger

Original Sketch

To be perfectly honest I'm not sure that I like it. I liked the Blackbird lullaby illustration better. Maybe this will grow on my, or maybe I'll need to rework it. 

Who knows.....

Here's the video that I loved as a child.


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