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14 Numbers, Letters, and Animal Songs

14 Numbers, Letters, and Animal Songs

Designed to familiarize young children with numbers and letters, this album was largely intended for elementary school use. Alan Mills sings a potpourri of simple songs—some traditional, some he composed himself, and many involving animals. Accompanying Alan Mills on guitar is Bram Morrison, a talented folksinger in his own right, who is a member of the children’s song trio Sharon, Lois and Bram.

Alan Mills (1913-1977) forsook a career in journalism to become a prominent Canadian folksinger, actor, and the host of a folk music radio show for children. His singing may be heard on over 20 Smithsonian Folkways recordings, for adults as well as for young people.

Liner notes provide a brief biography of Alan Mills and song lyrics.

Track Listing

101
Numbers And Letters Alan Mills 1:53
102
By'm By Alan Mills 1:45
103
One Man Went to Mow Alan Mills 1:18
104
One Man Shall Mow My Meadow Alan Mills 1:24
105
Mother, May I Go out to Swim? Alan Mills 0:58
106
The Animal Alphabet Alan Mills 2:13
107
Little Bingo Alan Mills 2:41
108
This Old Man Alan Mills 2:32
201
Old John Braddelum Alan Mills 3:03
202
Ten Green Apples Alan Mills 1:22
203
Six Little Ducks Alan Mills 1:59
204
The Farmer's Three Pigs Alan Mills 2:17
205
Old King Cole Alan Mills 2:17
206
A Long Time Ago Alan Mills 3:58

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