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They found the perfect lullaby on YouTube — “12 hours puppy sleeping music” — that prepared him for nap time.At doggie day care, a pandemic puppy spends his first day without mom and dad|Emily Davies|July 29, 2021|Washington Post
Fatherhood crops up in his lyrics from time to time, as in a hidden track on the “Breach” album, a lullaby addressed to his “baby bird” set to a chiming, music-box tune.Jakob Dylan has always been part cowboy-troubadour, part rabbi|Tim Greiving|July 9, 2021|Washington Post
They write that four song types are heard in every society—love songs, lullabies, healing songs, dance songs.
He was particularly intrigued by the fourth type, lullabies.
Listeners had little trouble telling dance songs from lullabies or healing songs, given their tempos and beats.
But then that night, Dad played it back to me in bed, like a lullaby, my own recorded voice singing myself to sleep.
Washington loves a lullaby—like the one about both sides deserving blame for the decline in bipartisanship.Michael Tomasky on the GOP’s Rush to the Right in Congress|Michael Tomasky|February 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Gervais sings Elmo a “celebrity lullaby” and even offers him a “celebrity cup of milk.”
It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
A child's preference for the mother's singing is, perhaps, a half reminiscence of the soft-low tones of the lullaby.Children's Ways|James Sully
Twas a quiet sea, breaking, in crooning lullaby, upon the rocks below my bedroom window.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
The night winds sing her lullaby, and little children hear the music of her voice and look into her answering eyes.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
She gave the gun to Polly, and told her to walk up and down the porch with it and sing a lullaby.That Old-Time Child, Roberta|Sophie Fox Sea