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