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Songs of Nature and the Environment

Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin
Songs of Nature and the Environment

In 1978, Gerry Axelrod and Bob Macklin were naturalists at the West Rock Nature Center in New Haven, Connecticut, who used poetry and music as a means to engage audiences about the natural world. The popularity of their songs, especially with children, resulted in invitations to speak and sing at workshops and seminars throughout the Northeast. This recording is a collection of some of the songs that they performed at these events. The song lyrics are printed in the liner notes.

Track Listing

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What a Name for a Flower Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:10
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102
I'm a Whale of the Sea Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:50
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103
Chickadee Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:00
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104
Owls, Owls in the Night Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 3:17
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105
Turtles and Snakes Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:20
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106
Nine Planets Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:11
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Timber Wolf Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 3:26
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Black-eyed Susan Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:01
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202
The Insect Song Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:28
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203
Who Killed the River? Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 3:53
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204
Summery Odyssey Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 1:06
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205
The Litter Song Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:07
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Way Up High Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 2:32
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Where Do Animals Go in Winter Gerry Axelrod and Robert Macklin 3:48

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