Duérmete, Mi Niño  

This lullaby originated in Spain and is sung throughout Latin America. For generations, mothers have used it to transmit love, warmth, and peace to their children as they fall asleep. It is in De Colores and Other Latin-American Folk Songs for Children by Jose-Luis Orozco.
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Duérmete, Mi Niño

Duérmete, mi niño,

Go to sleep, my boy,

duérmete solito,

sleep by yourself,

que cuando despiertes

for when you awaken

te daré atolito.

I will give you cream corn soup.

Duérmete, mi niña,

Go to sleep, my girl,

duérmete, mi sol,

go to sleep my sun,

duérmete pedazo

go to sleep,

de mi corazon.

piece of my heart.

Vocals by Tiffany Eng, Michele Lamb, Christine McNew, and Grete Pasch; Michele Turner on mandolin, Allen Mullen on guitar.

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Popular Phrase: decir in spanish | Spanish Preterite Tense | Conjugated Verb: criticar - to criticize [ click for full conjugation ]