Songs Children Love to Sing

Songs Children Love to Sing

Ella Jenkins SFW45042

An anthology of earlier recordings celebrating Jenkins' 40 years of recording for Folkways Records and Smithsonian Folkways. Jenkins selected 17 songs that are especially popular with children from the hundreds she has recorded for Folkways since 1956. The enclosed booklet includes song texts and a list of other Ella Jenkins recordings. "Appealing and immediately accessible to children...pleasurable listening for all ages." —Seattle's Child

Year Released 1996
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1996 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) Children's
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American
Instrument(s) Guitar
Subject(s) Folk songs--United States; Holiday; Music--Juvenile

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101 This A-Way That a Way Ella Jenkins 1:41
102 Miss Mary Mack Ella Jenkins 1:59
103 Toom-Bah-Ee-Lero Ella Jenkins 1:31
104 Little Charlie Just Off the Pickle Boat Ella Jenkins 3:45
105 Follow the Leader Ella Jenkins 1:49
106 Please is a Pleasant Expression Ella Jenkins 3:09
107 Many Pretty Trees All Around the World Ella Jenkins 3:42
108 The Muffin Man Ella Jenkins 1:25
109 This Old Man Ella Jenkins 3:53
110 Duke Duke Ella Jenkins 1:10
111 Ten Green Bottles Ella Jenkins 1:41
112 On a Holiday Ella Jenkins 2:01
113 Harmonica for Hanukkah Ella Jenkins 1:51
114 Stop and Go/Language Lesson Ella Jenkins 4:34
115 The World is Big, The World is Small Ella Jenkins 1:54
116 Tu Cantaras, Yo Cantare Ella Jenkins 2:18
117 The Wilderness Ella Jenkins 3:15
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