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Day-O (Banana Boat Song)

Info This is a work song, thought to be sung by Jamaican banana workers, working the night shift loading bananas onto ships. In the morning, they want their work to be counted up so that they can go home. There …

Who are You

Lyrics Good morning, little yellow bird, yellow bird, yellow bird, Good morning, little yellow bird, Who are you? My name is Johnny Vireo, Vireo, Vireo, My name is Johnny Vireo, Who are you? See also hello songs name songs songs …

In a Fine Castle

Lyrics Circle 1: In a fine castle, Do you hear, my sissie-o? (repeat) Circle 2: We want one of them, Do you hear, my sissie-o? (repeat) Circle 1: Which one do you want? Do you hear, my sissie-o? (repeat) Circle …

El patio de mi casa

Lyrics El patio de mi casa es particular, Cuando llueve se moja como los demás. Agáchate y vuélvete a agachar Que los agachaditos no saben bailar. Hache, i, jota, ka, ele, elle, eme, a, Que si tú no me quieres …

I Bind Unto Myself Today (St. Patrick’s Breastplate)

Lyrics 1. I bind unto myself today, the strong name of the Trinity By invocation of the same, the Three in One and One in Three. 2. I bind this day to me forever, by power of faith, Christ’s incarnation, His baptism in …

Betty Botter

Lyrics Betty Botter
 bought some butter. “But,” she said, 
”the butter’s bitter. If I put it
 in my batter, it will make 
my batter bitter. But a bit 
of better butter– that would make 
my batter better.” So she bought …

ABC Form

Songs with Form lesson ideas As I Came Over Yonders Hill El patio de mi casa Fruit Bending Down See also Form resources

AABA Form

Songs with Form lesson ideas Cradle Hymn Fais dodo, Colas mon p’tit frère Go Tell Aunt Rhody O Tannenbaum / O Christmas Tree See also Form resources

ABA Form

Songs with Form lesson ideas Cuckoo Song Okki Tokki Unga Old King Cole Old Zion’s Children Sansa Kroma This Train Tingalayo See also Form resources

AB Form

Songs with AB Form lesson ideas Ach Ja As I Came Over Yonders Hill Betty Botter Boatman Dance Coffee Grows on White Oak Trees Dreidel Song Engine Engine Number Nine Goin’ Down to Cairo Gesu Bambino Hey Diddle Diddle Jim …

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