Hot Cross Buns | Free Sheet Music, Lyrics, Chords and Video

October 20, 2008

History
Hot Cross Buns are fruit cakes that are decorated with a white frosting cross on top. They are typically served with a butter spread. This baked treat was sold in the streets of England to the cry of “Hot Cross Buns!”. The tradition dates back to the nineteenth century. Generally sold at Easter, these treats celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ following His crucifixion on the cross.

Lyrics
Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns!
One a penny two a penny – Hot cross buns!
If you have no daughters, give them to your sons.
One a penny two a penny – Hot cross buns!

Free Printable Sheet Music
Check out this free printable sheet music for piano and recorder.  MakingMusicFun.net even has a video lesson that teaches you how to play the song on recorder.

Hot Cross Buns for Very Easy Piano Solo from MakingMusicFun.net
Hot Cross Buns for Recorder Solo from MakingMusicFun.net

Guitar Chords and Lyrics

Hot Cross Buns Chords and Lyrics from StorytimeSongs.com

Video
There are many variations to the melody of Hot Cross Buns.  Here are two of the variations that you sing along with.

Nursery Rhymes – Hot Cross Buns Video on YouTube.com
Hot Cross Buns – Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme Video on YouTube.com

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