Ten in the Bed - Chords, Lyrics and Origins

Origins

I can't find any information at all about the origin of this children's song.  But I can tell you from personal experience as a parent that small children love to sing it - especially in bed!

Chords

G
There were ten in a bed

G
And the little one said,

 
D     G      D     G
"Roll over, roll over.”

G
So they all rolled over

G
And one fell out.




G
There were nine in a bed

G
And the little one said,

 
D     G      D     G
"Roll over, roll over.”

G
So they all rolled over

G
And one fell out.





Lyrics

There were ten in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were nine in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were eight in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were seven in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were six in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were five in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were four in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were three in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There were two in a bed
And the little one said,
"Roll over, roll over.”
So they all rolled over
And one fell out.

There was one in a bed
And the little one said,
"Good night!"

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