Smithsonian Folkways Children's Collection

Smithsonian Folkways Children's Collection

Various Artists SFW45043

Twenty-six songs, play-party games, and poems selected from over 200 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records present a panorama of music performed for and by young children. Includes notes, song texts, and a complete list of recordings for children. Well-loved songs and unexpected treasures from Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Langston Hughes, Ella Jenkins, Suni Paz, Pete Seeger, and others.


Veintiséis canciones, juegos y poemas seleccionados de entre más de doscientas Grabaciones Folkways y Folkways Records de Smithsonian presentan un panorama de la música interpretada por y para los niños pequeños.

Incluye notas, textos de canciones y una lista completa de las grabaciones para los niños. Canciones muy queridas y tesoros inesperados de Lead Belly, Woody Guthrie, Langston Hughes, Ella Jenkins, Suni Paz, Pete Seeger, entre otros.

Year Released 1998
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1998 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) Children's
Country(s) Argentina; Canada; Ghana; Mexico; Trinidad and Tobago; United States
Culture Group(s) African American; African Caribbean; Anglo-American; Apache; Ewe; Hispanic; Jewish
Instrument(s) Appalachian dulcimer; Banjo; Fiddle; Guitar
Subject(s) American Indian; Calypso; Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival; Jewish; Music--Juvenile; Spoken word; String band; World music

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101 Car Song Woody Guthrie 1:52
102 Mary Mack Ella Jenkins 2:00
103 All Around the Kitchen Pete Seeger 2:03
104 Ha Ha This A-Way Lead Belly 1:37
105 Merrily We Roll Along Lord Invader 4:15
106 Miwow Nenyo W.K. Amoaku 2:18
107 Pole Pole Ella Jenkins 4:50
108 Dreams / Youth (medley) Langston Hughes 1:19
109 Why Oh Why Woody Guthrie 3:30
110 I Had a Rooster Pete Seeger 3:55
111 Oksn Ruth Rubin 1:36
112 Sur le Pont d'Avignon Alan Mills 1:08
113 Benjamin Franklin Illinois School Children 0:22
114 Los Politos Suni Paz 1:15
115 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Ella Jenkins 1:14
116 ABC's Ella Jenkins 0:58
117 Animal Alphabet Song Alan Mills 2:14
118 Whoopie Ti Yi Yo, Get Along Little Dogies Cisco Houston 1:35
119 A la Vibora de la Mar / Serpent of the Sea (medley) Mexican Children 1:09
120 Wolf Song / Turtle Song (medley) Irene Chalepah Poolaw 0:54
121 Bedbug Arna Bontemps 0:39
122 Skip to My Lou / Four Pence a Day (medley) Pete Seeger 3:41
123 Hey, Coal Miner Larry Long with Mrs. Side's Sixth Grade Class 4:07
124 Among the Little White Daisies Jean Ritchie 1:31
125 Old Bell Cow The New Lost City Ramblers 3:09
126 One Grain of Sand (Excerpt) Pete Seeger 3:06
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