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  • A Rich All-Ages Collection in Music for Children, Music by Children, Now Available

    Out now, explore the rich and colorful world of Smithsonian Folkways’ children’s music collection with Music for Children, Music by Children. The album features both music created “for children,” showcasing our most celebrated storytellers and songwriters, and “by children,” featuring the unique ways children express and understand themselves and the world through song. The album features essential Folkways artists like Elizabeth Mitchell, Woody Guthrie, Ella Jenkins, and many more.

    Learn more about and purchase the album here.

    Listen to a sample of the album:

    Sarah Lee Guthrie – Go Waggaloo
    Pete Seeger – Here We Go Loopy-Loo
    Children in Lilly’s Chapel School, Alabama – Loop de Loo
    Children at P.S. 48, Bronx, New York – Jump Shamador

    Out now, explore the rich and colorful world of Smithsonian Folkways’ children’s music collection with Music for Children, Music by Children. The album features both music created “for children,” showcasing our most celebrated storytellers and songwriters, and “by children,” featuring the unique ways children express and understand themselves and the world through song. The album features essential Folkways artists like Elizabeth Mitchell, Woody Guthrie, Ella Jenkins, and many more.

    Learn more about and purchase the album here.

    Listen to a sample of the album:

    Sarah Lee Guthrie – Go Waggaloo
    Pete Seeger – Here We Go Loopy-Loo
    Children in Lilly’s Chapel School, Alabama – Loop de Loo
    Children at P.S. 48, Bronx, New York – Jump Shamador