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Early, Early
Childhood Songs

(Smithsonian Folkways
45015)

Early, Early Childhood Songs
SFW 45015
CD, Cs, LP
1990

Eight favorites performed with nursery school children. Features melodies performed on folk instruments followed by playful group exercises for melody recognition. Includes Mary Had a Little Lamb, Farmer in the Dell, and Skip to My Lou.

Originally issued in 1982

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Little
Johnny Brown

(Smithsonian Folkways
45026)

Little Johnny Brown
SFW 45026
Cs
1990

Heartwarming folk songs recorded with children ages 5-10. What’s Your Name?, He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands, The Children’s Librarian, Freedom Train, Mexican Hand Clapping Chant, and more.

Originally issued in 1983

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Come Dance By
The Ocean

(Smithsonian Folkways
45014)

Come Dance by the Ocean
SFW 45014
CD, Cs, LP
1991

Songs dedicated to caring for the environmen and appreciating other cultures, languages, and places. Includes You Can’t Sink a Rainbow and A Solution to Pollution. Parents’ Choice Award winner.

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Looking Backward
And Looking
Forward

(Educational Activities
596)

Looking Back And Looking Foreward
AC596s
CD, LP, Cs
1981

Looking Back at Ella's childhood and looking forward to Spring. A listening and participation album exploring the sounds of rope jumping, spinning tops, playing jacks, marbles, and other Springtime activities. An excellent way to familiarize your children with games of the past that can be fun to play today! Includes Icre Cream Soda; Scooping Up Jacks, Shooting Marbles; Spinning Tops; How Long Will The Top Spin?; Counting From One To Ten In Spanish; We'll Go A-Sailing; Everybody Clap Your Hands; and many more.

Originally issued in 1981

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Hopping Around
From Place
To Place!
Volume 1

(Educational Activities
613)

Hoppping Around From Place To Place
Volume 1
AC613s
CD, LP, Cs
1990

Ella with The Chicago Children's Choir. Travel with Ella Jenkins to many cities, states, countries and cultures. Rhrymes and songs with vibrant rhythms will inspire children and keep them interested and alert as they "hop from place to place." Includes The Little Green Frog That Sits By The Stream; I Think I'll Go To Oregon; My Echo; If You Go To London Town; I Know A City Called Okeechobee; and many more.

Originally issued in 1983

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Hopping Around
From Place
To Place!
Volume 2

(Educational Activities
613)

Hoppping Around From Place To Place
Volume 2
AC613s
CD, LP, Cs
1990

Travel with Ella from place to place -- the delightful musical tour continues with Ella and the children. Includes My Name Is Eddie Laveen; Texas Is The Lone Star State; I'm Going Home; The Australian Zoo; I'm Going To Buffalo; Let's Go Up In Space; and many more.

Originally issued in 1983

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I Know The Colors
Of The Rainbow

(Educational Activities
595)

I Know The Colors In The Rainbow
AC595s
CD, LP, Cs
1990

In concert with a "rainbow" of children from the St. Vincent De Paul Center of Chicago. Ella creates a listening and participation album that will stimulate your children and learn about voice tones, colors, instruments and their individual sounds, other languages, appreciation for other cultures, and a knowledge of farm life choices. Includes I Know The Colors Of The Rainbow; It Won't Rain, It Won't Rain; Who Fed The Chickens?; Kaluba, Beat The Drum; and many more.

Originally issued in 1981

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