Children's Activity Songs

Children's Activity Songs

Johnny Richardson FW07678 / FC 7678 / FC 7036 / SC 7678

Folksinger Johnny Richardson performs traditional and original compositions aimed at young children. In addition to songs about animals, ping-pong, Zulu warriors, and railroads, Richardson sings the well-known traditional American folk song “Pick a Bale of Cotton,” performed and recorded most famously by Lead Belly. A brief biography of the artist is included in the liner notes, followed by lyrics and background information for all songs.

Year Released 1964
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1964 Folkways Records
Genre(s) Children's
Country(s) United States
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Music--Juvenile
Credits

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101 Katy the Kangaroo Johnny Richardson 2:25
102 The Dolly with the Long Pony Tail Johnny Richardson 2:35
103 Jimmy the Jolly Giraffe Johnny Richardson 2:25
104 Roll Over Johnny Richardson 1:37
105 Pick a Bale of Cotton Johnny Richardson 1:53
106 Six Little Mice Johnny Richardson 1:55
107 Three Small Sparrows Johnny Richardson 2:09
108 Working on the Railroad Johnny Richardson 1:36
201 Down Home Johnny Richardson 2:18
202 Miss Polly Johnny Richardson 0:37
203 The Farmer Johnny Richardson 2:08
204 Olga, the Contrary Girl Johnny Richardson 1:49
205 Peter Pong Johnny Richardson 2:39
206 The Zulu Warrior Johnny Richardson 1:43
207 Railroad Man Johnny Richardson 2:41
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