Information About Star Light, Star Bright
"Star Light, Star Bright" is a nursery rhyme. The tradition of making a wish when seeing a shooting star or the first star of the evening dates back possibly to the ancient world.
If superstition is to be believed then it is said that if a person is able to see the first star visible as nightfall comes, then by reciting this rhyme their wish will come true.
"Star Light, Star Bright" was first recorded in late nineteenth-century America and the song and tradition believed to have reached Britain by the early twentieth century.