Version 1


Benjamin Franklin quoted this in his Poor Richard’s Almanack in 1732. However, a version of this saying has been found in print as far back as 1496. (source)

(Folk tune, English Proverb)

Early to bed and early to rise
Makes a man healthy and wealthy and wise

Version 2

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  • Digital & Printable Rhythm Visuals
  • Song with chords (2 versions, 2 keys), Lesson ideas for Rhythm (dotted half notes, dotted quarter / eighth notes), Melody (pentatonic, do-mi-so), Harmony (duet, ostinato, round), Form (AB, ABA), Meter in 3 vs. 4, Orff arrangement
  • MIDI file
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