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Classic Rock Baby Lullabies

Updated on December 31, 2010

Close The Door, Put Out The Light...

The Rockabye Baby! collection transforms timeless rock songs into beautiful instrumental lullabies. The soothing sounds of the glockenspiel, vibraphone, mellotron, and other instruments will lull your baby into a sweet slumber.

Rockabye Baby - AC/DC - Do you have a problem child?

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Rock and roll ain't noise pollution, but unwanted cries are. When you're up to your neck in exhaustion and dirty diapers, AC/DC's primordial anthems are just the ticket to ride on. Your little live wire will be rocked to sleep by these gentle instrumentals. For those about to nap, we salute you.

Tracks Include: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Highway to Hell, Who Made Who, You Shook Me All Night Long, Back in Black, Thunderstruck, It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Want to Rock 'n' Roll), Hells Bells, For Those About to Rock (We Salute You), Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution

Rockabye Baby - Beach Boys - The sounds of summer

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The Beach Boys provided the soundtrack to fun in the sun and endless summers. Generations of fans have grown up with their enduring hit singles. Rockabye Baby! has translated The Beach Boys enchanting harmonies into shimmering lullabies that will help your little pet drift to a sound sleep after a day's worth of sun-soaked play. Don't worry, baby. These instrumentals are fun, fun, fun...

Tracks Include: Surfer Girl, In My Room, Surf's Up, Let's Go Away for Awhile, Our Prayer, The Warmth of the Sun, Caroline No, God Only Knows, Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder), You Still Believe in Me, Wouldn't It Be Nice

Rockabye Baby - Beatles - Golden slumbers in your ears

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Golden slumbers await your little pride and joy at the end of lullaby road. The Beatles are the most famous songwriters of the twentieth century. Their songs are known by people of all ages here, there, and everywhere. The dreamy quality of their later work provides the blueprint for these beautiful lullaby interpretations. It will glide your little one out across the universe, through an octopus's garden, and lay them down in a slumberland of strawberry fields.

Tracks Include: Yesterday, Across the Universe, Michelle, Strawberry Fields Forever, I'm Only Sleeping, Hey Jude, Something, Yellow Submarine, Here There and Everywhere, Here Comes the Sun, And I Love Her, If I Fell

Rockabye Baby! Coldplay - Click, Listen, Download from Amazon

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Using Coldplay's gorgeous melodies and imagery, these gentle recordings are sophisticated enough for everyone to enjoy. Introduce the apple of your eye to these essential masterpieces of rock'n'roll.

Tracks Include: In My Place, Clocks, Yellow, The Scientist, Don't Panic, Trouble, God Put a Smile Upon Your Face, Daylight, Politik, Everything's Not Lost

Rockabye Baby - Eagles - Peaceful easy sleepings

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The Eagles have always been the biggest birds in the neighborhood. Their country-rock songs evoke the freedom of a vacation with the family, children sitting in the backseat of the station wagon, looking wide-eyed at the world. With gentle harmonies as warm as a summer breeze, the Eagles are a bundle of feel good. When the stars shine brightly in the sky, it's time for the kids to take it easy.

Tracks Include: Hotel California, Peaceful, Easy Feeling, Desperado, New Kid in Town, Take it Easy, One of These Nights, Witchy Woman, Tequila Sunrise, The Best of My Love, The Long Run

Rockabye Baby - Led Zeppelin - Close the doors, put out the light

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This evening, your child's journey consists of a delicate dreamscape woven in the heavens and forged by the hammer of the gods. Although Led Zeppelin's music was rooted in blues and hard rock, an element of fantasy was always present. On this album, Led Zeppelin's most extraordinary songs have received the lullaby treatment. Hasn't it been a long time since your baby rock and rolled?

Tracks Include: Stairway to Heaven, Over the Hills and Far Away, Babe I'm Gonna Leave You, Thank You, D'yer Mak'er, Ten Years Gone, Kashmir, Dazed and Confused, Going to California, No Quarter, The Rain Song

Rockabye Baby - Metallica - Enter sandman

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On this album, they'll enjoy Metallica's biggest anthems without the pesky earplugs you didn't bother to wear growing up. We've turned down the volume from an eleven to a two, and made the bed ourselves. Say your prayers little one. Tonight the sandman will be gently rocking you to sleep with these essential masterpieces of rock 'n' roll.

Tracks Include: One, Wherever I May Roam, Enter Sandman, Fade to Black, Nothing Else Matters, Battery, The Unforgiven, Master of Puppets, Welcome Home (Sanitarium), (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth, ...And Justice for All

Rockabye Baby - Nirvana - With the lights out, it's less dangerous

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These lullaby renditions of Nirvana's best-loved songs turn the volume way down, while turning up the dreaminess of their pop hooks. In many ways, this album echoes the simple pleasures and innocence of infancy and childhood. Childish tra-la-la's tempered the distortion of Nirvana's own songs. Chimes, glockenspiels and other gentle instruments temper Nirvana's wild spirit for your little one. "Smells Like Teen Spirit?" Smells like nap time.

Tracks Include: In Bloom, Smells Like Teen Spirit, Lithium, Something in the Way, About a Girl, On a Plain, Heart-Shaped Box, All Apologies, Serve the Servants, Come as You Are

Rockabye Baby - Pink Floyd - Visit the bright side of the moon

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Using Pink Floyd's gorgeous melodies and imagery, this musical journey takes baby to the bright side of the moon and beyond. While your child is comfortably sleeping, these gentle recordings are sophisticated enough for everyone to enjoy. Your crazy little diamond is going to shine on in a dreamland courtesy of Baby Rock. You're gonna wish you were there.

Tracks Include: Time, Mother, Speak to Me/Breathe, Wish You Were Here, The Great Gig in the Sky, Hey You, Goodbye Blue Sky, Us and Them, Brain Damage

Rockabye Baby - Rolling Stones - When bedtime isn't on your side

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Do baby's cries mean you can't get no satisfaction? Their legendary anthems are as sweet as brown sugar. These gentle instrumentals will be any mother or father's little helper. You can always get what you want with this album. Just start it up.

Tracks Include: Start Me Up, Mother's Little Helper, Paint It Black, Brown Sugar, Angie, Wild Horses, I Can't Get No Satisfaction, Under My Thumb, Ruby Tuesday, Time Is On My Side, Let's Spend the Night Together, You Can't Always Get What You Want

Rockabye Baby - Smashing Pumpkins - It's time for a dream, Siamese or otherwise

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Their lyrics reflect a mind awash in its own dreams. This album is going to be the soundtrack that lulls your little space boy or girl into the arms of sleep.

Tracks Include: Today, Tonight, Tonight, Cherub Rock, Galapogos, 1979, Disarm, Blank Page, Try, Try, Try, Soma, By Starlight, Farewell and Goodnight

Rockabye Baby - U2 - Bono and the Sandman make strange bedfellows, but entertaining ones.

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If you've been operating under the impression that songs with the word "bloody" in the title can't make for good lullabies, guess again: given the Baby Rock treatment, "Sunday Bloody Sunday" sounds infant-tested, sandman-approved. "All I Want is You" is a little on the snuggly side to begin with, after all, and so is "The Sweetest Thing." No matter how high the bar is set, what's consistent about this series is its knack for getting eyelids to drooping and rock fans to chuckling.

Tracks Include: Sunday Bloody Sunday, All I Want is You, Beautiful Day, One, With or Without You, I Still Haven't Found What I Am Looking For, Angel of Harlem, Where the Streets Have No Name, New Year's Day, Desire, The Sweetest Thing

Thanks For Your Visit - What's your favorite? How do you rock?

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      CampingmanNW 4 years ago

      Nice collection of albums

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I just love this idea of Rock inspired kiddy songs! Great idea for a lens.