Hickory, Dickory, Dock

Hickory Dickory Dock | Free Karaoke Nursery Rhymes

Children’s Song, UK.

“Hickory, Dickory, Dock” is a nursery rhyme often sung as a counting-out song. The first edition of the “Hickory, Dickory, Dock” was published around 1744 and the next one in 1765. Alternative titles seem to be ‘Hickere, Dickere Dock’ or ‘Dickery, Dickery Dock’.

The rhyme is thought to have been based on the astronomical clock at Exeter Cathedral. The clock has a small hole in the door below the face for the resident cat to hunt mice.

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Karaoke Video with Lyrics


 

Lyrics

Hickory, dickory, dock
The mouse ran up the clock
The clock struck one
The mouse ran down
Hickory, dickory, dock

 


 

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Free karaoke MP3 download

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“Hickory, Dickory, Dock” free mp3 download (instrumental, 0:58 – 6/8 – 155 bpm)

 


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MP4 Video File | Free Download

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Hickory, Dickory, Dock | Free mp4 Video File Download


 

Sheet music with chords in B

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Hickory Dickory Dock_Singing Bell


 

Sheet music with chords in C

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Hickory Dickory Dock_C_Singing Bell


 

Free Printable PDF with Lyrics and Sheet Music

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“Hickory, Dickory, Dock” free PDF download – Singing Bell


 

Teaching idea & activities

You can learn “Hickory, Dickory, Dock” in order to sing it as a counting-out game, for the purpose of playing another game:

Make a circle with children and sing the song once by clapping at the beat (dotted quarter, two beats for every measure). The next time everybody continues singing, and a child points at the participants one by one at the rhythm of the beat . At the end of the rhyme, the player who is pointed last is “in” or “out” for the next game.

 

Hickory Dickory Dock | Free Karaoke Nursery Rhymes

 

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