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Just From the Kitchen

Lyrics (Folk song) Just from the kitchen, shoo-li-loo,With a handful of biscuits, shoo-li-loo,I know you don’t like ’em, shoo-li-loo,But you can’t do without ’em, shoo-li-loo,Please Mr. Johnson, shoo-li-loo,Fly away over yonder, shoo-li-loo Circle Game Formation: Students stand or sit in …

Ame Ame (Amefuri)

Lyrics – Transliteration (Japanese folk song) Ame ame fure fure kaasan gaJanome de o-mukai ureshii naPitchi pitchi chappu chappu ran ran ran English Translation – Rain Rain Rain, rain, fall fall, Momwill meet me with an umbrella, it will be …

As I Came Over Yonders Hill

Lyrics (Folk song) As I came over yonders hill I spied a mighty turkeyHe flapped his wings and he spread his tailAnd his feet looked awful dirtyFol-link-a-tidyFol-de-link-a-tidy-oFol-link-a-tidyAnd his feet looked awful dirty See also songs about turkeys Thanksgiving songs minor …

Chickamy Chickamy Craney Crow

Lyrics (Folk song) Lyrics Chickamy chickamy craney crow,I went to the well to wash my toe,(spoken)When I got back, my chickens were goneWhat time is it, old witch? Recorder Notes G, A, C See also Halloween songs songs with different …

Tall Tale

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Out in the garden pickin’ peas,I thought I heard a chicken sneeze.He sneezed so hard with a whoopin’ cough,He sneezed his head and tail right off! See also songs about chickens chants recorder BAG songs resources for …

Fishpole Song

Lyrics (American folk song) 1. Who’s got a fishpole? We do! (repeat twice)Fishpole needs a line. 2. Who’s got a fish line? We do! (repeat twice)Fish line needs a hook. 3. Who’s got a fish hook?…Fish hook needs some bait. …

Hop Up and Jump Up

Lyrics (Shaker folk song) Hop up and jump up and whirl round, whirl round,Gather love, here it is all round, all round. (repeat) Here is love flowing round, catch it as you whirl round.Reach up and reach down, here it …

Rub-a-Dub-Dub

Lyrics (Folk song) Rub a dub three men in a tubAnd who do you think they be?The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker,And all of them gone to sea. See also nursery rhymes songs about baking songs with Orff arrangements …

Song of the Dragon

Lyrics (Chinese folk song) See the dragon come on a hundred legsHe brings us all good cheer; him we do not fear!Long life and peace and joy in the bright new year! See also songs about the New Year holidays …

Oh oh the Sunshine

Lyrics (American folk song) Oh oh the sunshine! (repeat twice)Sally’s got a red dress buttoned behind (repeat) See also songs about the sun so-mi songs EG recorder songs songs with triplets recorder DEF#GABD’ songs summer songs source: American Folk Songs for …

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