Bye Bye Lullaby

Ever since the first baby cried, mothers have used song to coax their child to SLEEP.

But is the lullaby a dying art? From AFGHANISTAN to Zanzibar, Bosnia to Peru, women (and some men) celebrate their bedtime songs and lament a disappearing tradition.

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Ever since the first baby cried, mothers have used song to coax their child to SLEEP.

But is the lullaby a dying art? From AFGHANISTAN to Zanzibar, Bosnia to Peru, women (and some men) celebrate their bedtime songs and lament a disappearing tradition.

2003061620040923
20080504 (R4)

Ever since the first baby cried, mothers have used song to coax their child to SLEEP.

But is the lullaby a dying art? From AFGHANISTAN to Zanzibar, Bosnia to Peru, women (and some men) celebrate their bedtime songs and lament a disappearing tradition.

20080504

Ever since the first baby cried, mothers have used song to coax their child to sleep. But is the lullaby a dying art? From Afghanistan to Zanzibar, Bosnia to Peru, women (and some men) celebrate their bedtime songs and lament a disappearing tradition.

Repeated as a tribute to producer Nigel Acheson, who died last month.