“All the Pretty Little Horses: Suzy Boggus Version

ALL THE PRETTY LITTLE HORSES  (Traditional)

in Bb Minor Capo first fret: Am,  Dm, E7, Am

Shift: C, Am, E7, Am.  It’s possible I missed a word or two in the transcription. If I did, leave a comment and let me know the correct word.

Verse 1: 

Hush-a-bye-, don’t you cry.

Go to sleepy little baby.

When you wake, you shall have,

All the pretty little horses.

Verse 2: 

Rest your head,

Mama said,

Go to sleepy little baby.

When you wake, You’ll have cake.

To go to six little horses.

SHIFT:

Blacks and bays, dapples and greys,

All the pretty little horses.

Verse 3: 

Way down yonder,

In the meadow,

Lies a poor little baby crying

Bees and butterflies,

Flutter around his eyes,

Poor little baby crying mama

SHIFT 2: 

Blacks and bays, dapples and greys,

All the pretty little horses.

Repeat First first verse: 

One thought on ““All the Pretty Little Horses: Suzy Boggus Version

  1. I thought it went like: Hush-a-bye, don’t you cry, go to sleep my little baby, when you wake, you shall have all the the pretty little horses, dapples and grays, pintos and bays, all the pretty little horses, way down yonder in the meadow, poor little baby crying mama, birds and the butterflies flutter(i read that it use’t be pecking out but it was changed cause it was to violent for young children) round his eyes, poor little baby crying mama, hush-a-bye don’t you cry… and so on

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