Indigenous playground poetry - American folksongs, jump rope chants, rhymes, songs. It is the U.S. Online Library where you can Record using your ipod, phone, or computer.
FOUR WHITE HORSES ON A RAINBOW
Greetings All: My name is Karen Ellis. I published a book and cassette titled Domino in 1991 of live sound field recordings; children's songs and chants from the United States Virgin Islands which were collected in 1976 - 1979. It is no longer in print, but plan to publish online. K12PlayGround.com This is where teachers have gotten Four White Horses from. Contact me if you want more info. The original words are much sexier :-)
Alabama Gal (starts at 1:43 minutes); another version; All Around the Mulberry Bush
Apple on a Stick
The Banana Song
Boom Chicka Boom
Bought Me a Cat
Bow, Wow, Wow
Circle 'Round the Zero; adults
another; Directions with I've Been to Harlem; directions.
Down by the Banks of the Hanky Panky
Down, Down, Baby (30 sec into tape) dad with baby; instructions.
Draw Me a Bucket of Water;another version; another.; another
Dum, Dum Dada
The Farmer in the Dell
Five Little Monkeys; child alone
Frog in the Meadow
Great Big House
Handclapping games; Dallas Brass-hands;
Head and Shoulders, Baby,
another version; another
Here We Are Together
Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush
Vince Bates Channel
If You're Happy And You Know It
I've Been to Harlem
sailors' version. French men's version
Little Bird; pictures of birds
Little Sally Walker; another
Miss Mary Mack; variation; classroom
Obo-shi-notten-totten; Swiss children variation
Oats, Peas, Beans; as a mixer with a whole school
Ob-wi-sini-san; Ghanaian passing game; Kuraya Kuraya
Old Brass Wagon (choir); whole school
Paw Paw Patch
Pizza, Pizza, Daddy-O(at end of tape); variation
Ride that Pony; variation; variation
Skip to My Lou
There Was an Old Lady
This a Way, Valerie and variations: Zoodio, Step Back, Sally, Step Back, Sally
Tideo ; another version; dance.
We Are Dancing in the Forest
Wheels on the Bus; animated
When I First Came to this Land; with photos.
Who Stole My Chickens and my Hens?; 3 motions
Who Stole the Cookie? and Who Stole the Cookie to learn English
Ziggy Zah; another version
Find 1890--Jesse Walter Fewkes records the Passamaquoddy Indians off the coast of Maine. This is the first field use of the newly-invented recording machine.
54 Ring Game Songs From the Library of Congress 1980s.
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