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Little Johnny Brown with Ella Jenkins and Girls and Boys from “Uptown” ( Chicago)

Little Johnny Brown with Ella Jenkins and Girls and Boys from “Uptown” ( Chicago)

Called "The First Lady of Children's Music" by many of her admirers, Ella Jenkins has delighted generations of children and adults worldwide with her songs. This recording, made available for the first time on compact disc, represents two of the reasons for Ella Jenkins's popularity with students and teachers alike—her repertoire of traditional and original songs that speak to many cultural backgrounds, and her ability to engage children in musical play. It replicates, in the studio setting, the interplay of this master singer-storyteller and her young audiences typical of her school and library performances. 36 minutes, remastered, with lyrics for children ages 2 to 9.

Track Listing

101
Little Johnny Brown Ella Jenkins 3:46
102
Head and Shoulder Ella Jenkins 1:16
103
What's Your Name Ella Jenkins 2:03
104
Miss Mary Mack Ella Jenkins 2:54
105
Hammer, Hammer, Hammer Ella Jenkins 4:02
106
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands Ella Jenkins 3:02
201
The Children's Librarian Ella Jenkins 3:41
202
Freedom Train Ella Jenkins 4:13
203
Be Ready When Your Freedom Comes Ella Jenkins 2:45
204
Shee-nasha Ella Jenkins 3:19
205
Mexican Hand Clapping Chant Ella Jenkins 4:34
206
La Raspa Ella Jenkins 1:14

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