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The Count's Lullaby

sung by The Count (Jerry Nelson)

Go to sleep, my little bat
Oh, say good night to your black cat
Do not put on your nightgown
You'll be sleeping upside down

Go to sleep my little goblin
While your cradle is a wobblin'
I will sit and count your snoring
Even though you think it's boring

Count the footsteps up the stairs
Count the creaking of the chairs
Count the clouds that fill the sky
Keep on counting, don't ask why

Go to sleep, my spider dear
While you're dreaming I'll be near
There's a full moon in the sky
Shining on my lullaby

Transcribed by Kate Howe

Originally released on the album

Sleepytime Bird

Sleepytime Bird (1977)
Children's Television Workshop

and on the album

Sesame Street Silver - 10th Anniversary Album

Sesame Street Silver - 10th Anniversary Album (1978)
Children's Television Workshop (Out of print)