We asked for the non­-traditional lullabies you sing (or used to sing) at night. These soothing tunes are bedtime classics in their own right.

By Real Simple
Updated April 13, 2016
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1 “Under the Boardwalk,” by the Drifters

—Suzanne Strickland Stern

2 “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” from The Wizard of Oz

—Lisa Chick

3 “Good Night,” by the Beatles

—Michelle B. Valencia-Stark

4 "(They Long to Be) Close to You," by the Carpenters

—Gloria Ashby

5 "Edelweiss," from The Sound of Music

—Suzanne D. Pucciarella

6 "Sweet Baby James," by James Taylor

—Carmel Spence Wooley

7 "Silent Night," Traditional

—Kelly Kamlager

8 "Baby Mine," from Dumbo

—Kristina Houser

9 "Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)," John Lennon

—Irene Coughlan Lance