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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Lyrics Refrain Swing low sweet chariot, Coming for to carry me home (repeat) I looked over Jordan and what did I see? Coming for to carry me home. A band of angels coming after me. Coming for to carry me …

Ezekiel Saw the Wheel

Lyrics Ezekiel saw the wheel Way up in the middle of the air Ezekiel saw the wheel Way in the middle of the air. See also Spirituals partner songs songs with whole notes recorder songs DGAB recorder songs GAB pentatonic …

Wade in the Water

Lyrics Refrain Wade in the water, wade in the water, children. Wade in the water, God’s gonna to trouble the water. 1. See that host all dressed in white, God’s gonna trouble the water. The leader looks like an Israelite. God’s gonna …

Crocodile Song

Lyrics She sailed away on a sunny summer day On the back of a crocodile. “You see,” said she, “he’s as tame as he can be. I’ll ride him down the Nile.” The croc winked his eye as she waved …

Frère Jacques – Are You Sleeping

Lyrics Frère Jacques, frère Jacques, Dormez-vous ? Dormez-vous ? Sonnez les matines ! Sonnez les matines ! Ding, dang, dong. Ding, dang, dong. English Are you sleeping? Are you sleeping? Brother John, Brother John, Morning bells are ringing! Morning bells …

Peas Porridge Hot

Lyrics Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold Peas porridge in the pot nine days old. Some like it hot, some like it cold Some like it in the pot nine days old! Recorder Notes GAB See also do, re, mi …

See-Saw Sacradown

Version 1: so-mi Lyrics See-saw sacradown, Which is the way to London town? One foot up and other foot down. That is the way to London town. Recorder notes E,G   Different melody Version 3 – minor (4/4)   Lyrics …

Here We Go Looby Loo

Lyrics Refrain Here we go looby loo, Here we go looby light, Here we go looby loo, All on a Saturday night. You put your right hand* in, You put your right hand out, You give your hand a shake …

When the Saints Go Marching In

Lyrics Oh when the saints go marching in When the saints go marching in, Oh Lord, I want to be in that number When the saints go marching in. Recorder Notes GABCD’ See also partner song with She’ll Be Coming Round …

Oh Freedom

Lyrics Oh freedom, oh freedom, Oh freedom over me And before I’d be a slave I’ll be buried in my grave And go home to my Lord and be free. No more crying, no more crying, no more crying over …

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