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Title Classic folk songs for kids from Smithsonian Folkways. [sound recording]

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, [2016]
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 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Compact Discs  J-FOLK COLL CLASSIC    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Compact Discs  J-FOLK COLL CLASSIC    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
digital rda
audio file CD audio rda
Performer Various performers.
Summary With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song.
Contents Froggie went a courtin' -- Polly Wolly doodle -- Skip to my lou -- I've been workin on the railroad -- She'll be coming 'round the mountain -- John Henry -- Brown girl in the ring -- Old King Cole -- Green grass grows all around -- La rana (the frog) -- I had a rooster -- Go tell Aunt Rhody -- Miss Mary Mack -- Yankee Doodle -- Rock Island line -- Big rock candy mountain -- On top of Old Smoky -- Crawdad hole -- Oh Susannah -- Goober peas -- Arroz con leche (rice and milk) -- Riding in my car -- Whoopie ti-yi-yo, get along little doggies -- Home on the range -- Shenandoah.
Subject Children's songs -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Folk songs -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Added Author Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967. performer.
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014. performer.
Houston, Cisco, performer.
Paz, Suni, performer.
Lord Invader, 1914-1961. performer.
Glazer, Tom, performer.
Leadbelly, 1885-1949.
Standard No. 093074508022
Music No. 745080 Smithsonian Folkways
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