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For He's a Jolly Good Fellow

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For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fellow,
Which nob'dy can deny.
Which nob'dy can deny.
Which nob'dy can deny.
For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fellow,
Which nob'dy can deny.

We won't go home until morning
We won't go home until morning
We won't go home until morning
Till day-light doth appear
Till day-light doth appear
Till day-light doth appear
We won't go home until morning
We won't go home until morning
We won't go home until morning
Till day-light doth appear

The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
To see what he could see
To see what he could see
To see what he could see
The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
The bear went over the mountain
To see what he could see

The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
Was all that he could see
Was all that he could see
Was all that he could see
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
The other side of the mountain
Was all that he could see

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For kids
This tune started as a song in France in the 1700s. Now people all over the world use it, but they sing the words in different languages. Find out how this and other tunes can get "stuck" in your brain. Then, explore the science of music through Accidental Scientist Music.
For teachers
Music is a great way to interest many students in science. Learn about the science behind music and discover some music-related scientific experiments through Accidental Science Music, supported by the National Science Foundation.
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