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Lead Belly Sings for Children

Lead Belly Sings for Children

This collection features delightful songs for young children as well as the work songs, blues, and spirituals Lead Belly used to teach children about the experiences and emotions of adult life. Originally recorded in children's concerts and studios for Moses Asch and Folkways Records in the 1940s, the 28 songs and spoken introductions reveal the humor, humanity, and musical genius of one of the great artists of the twentieth century. Essential listening for all ages. Produced by Moses Asch. Reissue compiled and annotated by Jeff Place.

AWARDS
1999 Early Childhood News Director's Choice Award

RELATED LESSON PLAN
"The Vocal Blues: Created in the Deep South of the U.S."

Track Listing

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More Yet Lead Belly 1:05
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102
Boll Weevil Lead Belly 3:42
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103
Little Boy, How Old are You? Lead Belly 0:58
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104
Skip to My Lou Lead Belly 2:14
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105
Red Bird Lead Belly 2:57
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106
Sally Walker Lead Belly 2:42
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107
Ha Ha This A-Way Lead Belly 1:37
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108
Grey Goose Lead Belly 1:27
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109
Christmas is A-Coming (Chicken Crows at Midnight) Lead Belly 1:07
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110
The Blue Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn) Lead Belly 2:20
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111
Polly Wee (The Frog Song) Lead Belly 1:15
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112
Pig Latin Song Lead Belly 1:38
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113
When a Man's a Long Way from Home Lead Belly 2:59
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114
Good Morning Blues Lead Belly 2:14
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115
By and By When the Morning Comes Lead Belly 1:57
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116
Every Time I Feel the Spirit / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / They Hung Him on the Cross (medley) Lead Belly 3:25
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117
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Lead Belly 1:05
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118
Rock Island Line Lead Belly 1:35
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119
Cotton Fields Lead Belly 2:09
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120
Old Man Lead Belly 2:38
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121
John Henry Lead Belly 4:03
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122
Julie Ann Johnson Lead Belly 2:55
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123
Whoa Back Buck Lead Belly 2:12
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124
You Can't Lose Me Cholly Lead Belly 2:40
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125
Midnight Special Lead Belly 2:05
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126
Pick a Bale of Cotton Lead Belly 1:33
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127
Take This Hammer Lead Belly 2:54
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128
We're in the Same Boat, Brother Lead Belly 2:37

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