Archive for May 30th, 2010
Posted May 30, 2010on:
Sing the words of the song for the letter M to the tune of “This Old Man.”
(Lyrics by Teddy Slater, from book “ABC Sing-Along,” sing to the tune of “This Old Man”)
Come meet monkey in the zoo.
If you make a face,
he might make one, too.
Monkeys love to mimic you.
Read an interesting wiki article about the origins “Knick Knack Paddy Whack”/”This Old Man,” here:
Check out these fun Singable Picture Book versions of “This Old Man” (AKA “Knick Knack Paddy Whack”):
This song is lots of fun to sing and, as you might imagine, MP3 vocal tracks for “Knick Knack Paddy Whack”/”This Old Man,” are plentiful. My favorite version of this song comes with the Singable Picture Book illustrated by Christiane Engel, arranged by Mark Collins, sung by SteveSongs:
I love this version of “Knick Knack” for the clever arrangement, adding a new instrument with each number, and terrific CD that includes a great vocal by SteveSongs. Best of all, an instrumental track that gets toes a-tappin’ and is perfect for singing along.