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Mango Walk

Lyrics (Folk song from Jamaica) My mother deed-a tell me that you go mango walk,You go mango walk, you go mango walk.My mother deed-a tell me that you go mango walk,And eat all the number ‘leven.* *Number Eleven Mango is ...

Hops in the Nest

Lyrics (Music by Eudora Lucas Hailmann, Lyrics by William N. Hailmann, 1887) The little bird hops in the nest,So cozy and so warm,He tries to do his very bestIn sunshine and in storm. See also Subject: birds Harmony: chords I ...

Can You Walk on Tiptoe

Lyrics (Traditional chant) Can you walk on tiptoe,As softly as a cat?And can you stamp along the road,Stamp, stamp, just like that? Can you take some great big strides,Just like a giant can?Or walk along so slowlyLike a poor bent ...

Gom Se Mali

Lyrics – Transliteration (Korean folk song) Gom sema-ri-ga han chi-be-yi-soAppa gom, omma gom, ae-gi gomAppa gommun tung-tung-hae,Omma gommun nal-shin-hae,Ae-gi gommun na bul-gwi-yo-wo,Hishuk hishuk cha-rhan-da English Translation – Three Bears There are three bears in one house,Papa Bear, Mama Bear, Baby ...

Sounds of the Singing School

Lyrics Philip P. Bliss (1838-1876) Part INow for a song of the singing school,And the sounds you there may hear,Of the do re mi and the G A Band the voices ringing clear. Part IILa la la la la la ...

Big Fat Biscuit

Lyrics (Folk song) Big fat biscuit, chew-ba-loo,Just from the oven, chew-ba-loo,Jump over yonder, chew-ba-loo. Game Formation: Small group of students stand in a line. On the last word of the song or after the song ends, when everyone yells, “Jump!” ...

Jeremiah Blow the Fire

Lyrics (Folk song) Jeremiah, blow the fire,Puff, puff, puff!First you blow it very gently,Then you blow it rough! Circle Singing Game Formation: Students hold hands while standing in a circle. Measures 1-2 = Students circle around. On “fire,” stop walking. ...

Let Me Fly

Lyrics (African American Spiritual) 1. Way down yonder in the middle of the field,Angel workin’ on the chariot wheel.Not so particular ‘bout workin’ at the wheel,But I just want-a see how the chariot feels. RefrainNow let me fly,Now let me ...

Everybody’s Welcome

Lyrics (American folk song) Everybody’s welcome, yes, yes, welcome!Everybody’s welcome, come along and go. Oh glory, hallelujah!Oh glory come along and go. Recorder Notes D, E, G, A, B, D’ See also Subjects: welcome / names Activities: motions Harmony: Orff arrangements / ...

Tape des Mains

Excerpt Info What a super-fun rhythm piece from the Congo! The best way to experience this is to play the YouTube video (below) and have the students play along. (You could also play any 4/4 rhythm track and say the ...
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