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You Can Sing It Yourself, Vol. 1

You Can Sing It Yourself, Vol. 1

With laughter and enthusiasm, singer and schoolteacher Robin Christensen is joined by children in summer camp singing 18 familiar songs such as “Pick a Bale of Cotton,” “Children, Go Where I Send Thee,” “Sloop John B,” and “Kumbaya.” This recording and its companion (You Can Sing It Yourself, Volume 2, FW07625) were the result of an exercise in music education conducted at the Harvard-Newton Summer Program from 1958 through 1960. The liner notes were written by Alan Buechner, an assistant professor of music education at Harvard University.

Track Listing

101
Pick a Bale of Cotton Robin Christenson 1:26
102
Jennie Jenkins Robin Christenson 2:38
103
Kumbaya / Deep Blue Sea Robin Christenson 3:37
104
When I First Came to This Land Robin Christenson 2:13
105
The Tree in the Wood Robin Christenson 2:03
106
Riddle Song Robin Christenson 1:45
107
Oh, Watch the Stars Robin Christenson 2:13
108
Children, Go Where I Send Thee Robin Christenson 3:07
109
Alabama Bound Robin Christenson 1:18
110
The Sloop John B. Robin Christenson 2:03
201
South Australia Robin Christenson 3:36
202
Oleanna Robin Christenson 2:05
203
Come Up Horsey Robin Christenson 1:31
204
The Old Cow Died Robin Christenson 2:02
205
By'm By Robin Christenson 1:03
206
Angel Band Robin Christenson 2:34
207
Riddle Song Robin Christenson 2:05
208
Kumbaya Robin Christenson 1:37

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