Carrion crow, sitting on an oak, with a ling dong dilly dol kiro me. He called for a tailor to cut him a coat, with a ling dong dilly dol kiro me. Refrain: Hi falero gil fin a garo, Hi falero gil fina a gay. Up jumped Johnny a-ringing of his bell, With a ling dong dilly dol kiro me. Wife, O wife, bring hither my bow, with a ling dong dilly dol kiro me. That I may shoot this carrion crow. with a ling dong dilly dol kiro me. Refrain The tailor shot and he missed his mark, with
Who killed Cock Robin? Who killed Cock Robin? "I," said the sparrow, "with my little bow and arrow, It was I, oh, it was I." Who saw him die? Who saw him die? "I," said the fly, "with my little teeny eye, It was I, oh, it was I." Who dug his grave? Who dug his grave? "I" said the crow, "with my little spade and hoe, It was I, oh, it was I." Who preached his funeral? Who preached his funeral? "I," said the lark, "with my little song and harp, It was I, oh, it was I." Who r
A song with over a 500 year history? This is where my "inner nerd" comes out! In fact 15 years ago, I spent a good part of a year researching all of the reasons for textual variation in the song "The Crabfish" and wrote a thesis on it. So if I had another year to research all of the versions of a 500 year song, it would be "Froggie Went a-Courting." The most beautiful part of folksongs is that they change, reflecting the people, their sense of humor, values, and geogr
Here we go zudio, zudio, zudio, Here we go zudio, all night long (holding hands with partner in an alternating motion to the beat ) Step back Sally, Sally, Sally, Step back Sally, all night long (4 steps, forward and back) I looked down the alley and what did I see? (turn to look down an "alley") A big ol' man from Tennessee (hands on waist) I bet you five dollars I can beat that man, I bet you five dollars I can beat that man. (motion "five" with your hand pulsing the beat)
Miss Sue (clap clap) Miss Sue (clap clap) Miss Sue from Alabam' Sittin' in a rocker, eating Betty Crocker Waiting for the clock to go, "Tick Tock, Banana Rock" A,B,C,D,E,F,G, Wash those spots right off of me - Flip, flop, don't want to stop! Shake it down, break it down - Freeze!!
(children "freeze" - see who can freeze the longest) One of my favorite actions songs. This song has many versions that are hand clapping games. I like this version because it works well with you