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Ken Burns was on MEET THE PRESS on Sunday, 4/13/2014 talking about THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS and his new documentary about THE ADDRESS and he’s got wonderful things to say:
http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/meet-the-press/ken-burns-new-documentary-on-the-address-225272387839

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There is also this, by Ken Burns, about THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS in his series THE CIVIL WAR

www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCXUbQ4JjXI

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The Gettysburg Address
Words by Abraham Lincoln
Music by Mrs. Patel’s 6th Grade Class (Woodmere Elementary School, Woodmere, New York, 1962)
Inscribed and Illustrated by Sam Fink
Sing this song with the accompaniment and melody line, played here:

https://soundcloud.com/singbookswithemily/the-gettysburg-address-piano

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OUR ABE LINCOLN, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK

http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/01/01/our-abe-lincoln-a-singable-book/

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SAM FINK
The Singable Picture Books of Illustrator Sam Fink
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/the-singable-picture-books-of-sam-fink/

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FOURTH OF JULY AND OTHER HOLIDAYS CELEBRATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER CITIZENS AND HISTORY
A list of Singable Picture Books celebrating the Fourth of July
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/a-patriotic-list-of-singable-books-for-july-4th/

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WHO IS ON THE UNTIED STATES MONEY SONG
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/who-is-on-the-united-states-money-song-a-singable-picture-book/

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PRESIDENT’S NAME SONG
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/02/23/the-presidents-name-song-a-singable-picture-book/

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SINGABLE HIKE FOR GIRL SCOUTS IN WASHINGTON DC
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/musician-badge-with-mrs-g-the-singable-hike-in-washington-dc/

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Abraham Lincoln in Singable Picture Books
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/02/01/abraham-lincoln-in-singable-picture-books/

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Girl Scouts Songs for Troop 2740 Songbook Resources Page
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/girl-scouts-songs-troop-2740/

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SINGABLE SITES IN WASHINGTON DC – HISTORY
A list of song titles with links to posts of songs that will enrich your experience, or are directly related to, historical locations in (or near) Washington, DC
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/singable-sites-in-washington-dc-history/

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Additions to THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, an Illustrated Song and One of America’s Greatest Speeches
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/additions-to-the-gettysburg-address-an-illustrated-song-and-one-of-americas-greatest-speeches/

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THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER, a Patriotic Girl Scout Song for Troop 2740
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/the-star-spangled-banner-a-patriotic-girl-scout-song-for-troop-2740/

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MUSICIAN BADGE with Mrs. G for Girl Scout Juniors Troop 2740, the Singable Hike in Washington, DC
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/musician-badge-with-mrs-g-the-singable-hike-in-washington-dc/

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THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, a Patriotic Girl Scout Song for Troop 2740
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/02/07/the-gettysburg-address-a-patriotic-girl-scout-song-for-troop-2740/

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The Art and Craft of Singing a Song: Tell Me a Story! Sing Me a Song!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/09/11/the-art-and-craft-of-singing-a-song-tell-me-a-story-sing-me-a-song/

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MUSICIAN BADGE with Mrs. G, Meeting Activities, for Girl Scout Juniors Troop 2740: HOW TO SING A SONG FOR PERFORMANCE OR JUST FOR FUN
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/musician-badge-with-mrs-g/

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THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/06/12/the-gettysburg-address-a-great-speech-and-a-singable-picture-book/

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April 8/2014, Eloise visits portrait of Marian Anderson at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

My daughter Eloise and I visited the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery this weekend.  Since Eloise had recently written a biography about Marian Anderson, we were delighted to find a portrait of Marian Anderson at the museum.  The picture is Eloise with the portrait painted by artist Betsy Graves Reyneau.

When I posted this picture on my Facebook page, my cousin Paula Heil Fisher (who is a NYC opera librettist and producer) said that it was quite a coincidence for Eloise to have visited the painting and to have written the bio this year since this is the 75th anniversary of the event during which this portrait depicts Marian Anderson.  And, it turns out, that the soprano (Alyson Cambridge) who will sing at the concert celebrating the 75th anniversary of Marian Anderson’s famous Easter Day concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, 75th ANNIVERSARY MARIAN ANDERSON CELEBRATION: “Of Thee We Sing”, which will be held at Constitution Hall (the very place where Marian Anderson was NOT allowed to sing) is singing in Paula’s new opera CLARMIONDE this summer in at the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice in the Catskill Mountains.

Marian Anderson paved the way for many marvelous things to happen!

If want so see the 75th ANNIVERSARY MARIAN ANDERSON CELEBRATION: “Of Thee We Sing” concert, you can!  It will be televised on BET on June 28, 2014.

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Wall card for portrait of Marian Anderson (painted by artist Betsy Graves Reyneau) at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

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A wonderful Singable Picture Book about Marian Anderson:

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When Marian Sang
Words and Music by Various Artists
Text by Pam Munoz Ryan
Illustrated by Brian Selznick
This book is peppered throughout with songs that Marian Anderson sang throughout her wonderful life.
For an exploration of the book and the songs within it, click the title.

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WHEN MARIAN SANG, A PICTURE BOOK ABOUT MARIAN ANDERSON WITH SONGS
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/08/17/when-marian-sang-an-important-picture-book-with-song-lyrics/

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MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/my-country-tis-of-thee-a-singable-picture-book/

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TOLERANCE AND COMPASSION
Singable Picture Books Celebrating Tolerance and Compassion (another list inspired by Nikki)
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/02/28/singable-picture-books-celebrating-tolerance-and-compassion-another-list-inspired-by-nikki/

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH

Singable Picture Books Celebrating African American History Month with Songs, Poems and Illustrations by Prominent African American Artists as well as Musical Picture Books Celebrating Important African American Musical Artists
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/04/18/singable-picture-books-celebrating-african-american-history-month/

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WHOLE WORLD IN SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/09/02/whole-world-in-singable-picture-books/

I was asked to write a tune for the Tuckahoe Elementary Discover Schoolyard Outdoor Classroom using rules written by Tuckahoe students.

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Tuckahoe Discovery Schoolyard Rules Tune
THE TUCKAHOE ELEMENTARY DISCOVERY SCHOOLYARD OUTDOOR CLASSROOM RULES TUNE PRINTABLE SONG SHEET (WITH GUITAR CHORDS)
TEDSOCRT, for Short
Rules by Students of Tuckahoe Elementary School in Arlington, VA
Additional Words by Emily Gleichenhaus
Tune by Emily Gleichenhaus
Accompaniment Track Prepared by Paul Raiman of www.MyRehearsalPianist.com
Sing along with the instrumental accompaniment:

To view or print this song sheet, click here:
Tuckahoe Discovery Schoolyard Rules Tune

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THE TUCKAHOE ELEMENTARY DISCOVERY SCHOOLYARD OUTDOOR CLASSROOM RULES TUNE (TEDSOCRT) PRINTABLE SHEET MUSIC
Rules by Students of Tuckahoe Elementary School in Arlington, VA
Additional Words by Emily Gleichenhaus
Tune by Emily Gleichenhaus
Accompaniment Track Prepared by Paul Raiman of www.MyRehearsalPianist.com
Sing along with the instrumental accompaniment:

To view or print the sheet music PDF, click here:
TEDSOCRT_rev_3_31

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I wrote the tune using my guitar and sent a scratch recording of me singing the song plus a PDF of the song sheet I made for the tune which included the words and guitar chords to Paul Raiman of www.MyRehearsalPianist.com.  He used what I sent him to create a musical accompaniment sing-along track and a printable PDF musical lead sheet that includes the melody, lyrics and guitar chords.

Paul’s skills amaze and delight me.  Now we can sing the song and kids at the school can sing the rules!

I also want to thank my guitar teacher Josh Walker.  He suggested a couple alternate chords that I liked very much and he’s the reason I was able to use my guitar to make and play the tune.

Working with marvelous musicians (even on a sweet, simple little tune) is a little slice of musical heaven.

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TUCKAHOE ELEMENTARY DISCOVERY SCHOOLYARD OUTDOOR CLASSROOM RULES TUNE (TEDSOCRT), A SONG FOR TUCKAHOE BY ELEG/SBWE
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/the-tuckahoe-elementary-discovery-schoolyard-outdoor-classroom-rules-tune-by-elegsbwe/

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Sheet Music and Sing Along Tracks for THE TUCKAHOE ELEMENTARY DISCOVERY SCHOOLYARD OUTDOOR CLASSROOM RULES TUNE (TEDSOCRT for Short)
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/04/02/sheet-music-and-sing-along-tracks-for-the-tuckahoe-elementary-discovery-schoolyard-outdoor-classroom-rules-tune-tedsocrt-for-short/

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SING-ALONG RESOURCES AND PRINTABLE MATERIALS
This is the place to find Print Materials Created by Emily, Service Providers, Vendors, Audio and Video to help you SING-ALONG!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sing-along-resources-2/

It’s been a LONG and COLD Winter of 2014 here in Arlington, VA.  I kept missing the opportunity to photo the icicles that hung by our porch wall at various times this entire winter and finally had my camera in hand after the last snow storm.

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And, of course, whenever I see icicles hanging by walls, I think of THE WINTER SONG (also sometimes called WHEN ICICLES HANG BY THE WALL) by William Shakespeare.

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Winter Song
Poem by William Shakespeare
From Shakespeare’s play LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
Introduction by Alice Provensen
Illustrated by Melanie Hall
Sing-along with Emily’s instrumental, prepared by Paul Raiman (www.MyRehearsalPianist.com)

(This poem may also be known as “Winter Song,” “Winter’s Song,” “Winter,” “Owl Song,” and, by its first line, “When icicles hang by the wall”)

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WINTER SONG, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/a-merry-note-illustrated-singable-poem-by-shakespeare-from-loves-labours-lost/

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WINTER

Singable Picture Books for Winter
Some of these are sung at Christmastime, but this is a list of songs about Winter that you can sing all season long!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/12/21/singable-picture-books-for-winter/

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CHRISTMAS

A Collection of Singable Picture Books that celebrate CHRISTMAS!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/28/singable-picture-books-for-christmas/

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POETRY SINGABLE POETRY IN COMPILATIONS

An list of  singable poems from compilations of poetry for children
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/04/17/singable-poetry-a-list-of-poems-that-can-be-sung-from-illustrated-compilations-of-poetry-and-singable-picture-books/

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POETRY, SINGABLE POETRY IN INDIVIDUALLY ILLUSTRATED SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
A list of individually illustrated poems that have been set to music and can be sung
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/poems-individually-illustrated-spb/

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SWEET SUFFOLK OWL, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
Another song in which the owl sings “Tu-whit, Tu-whoo”
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/01/sweet-suffolk-owl-a-singable-picture-book-poem/

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PINTEREST
SING WITH ME SONGBOOK FOR SINGBOOKS WITH EMILY (ON PINTEREST)
http://pinterest.com/singbooksemily/sing-with-me-songbook-sing-books-with-emily/

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ADVENT CALENDAR
Sing Books with Emily Singable Advent Calendar
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/the-sing-books-with-emily-singable-advent-calendar/

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SBWE Singable Advent Calendar: Winter Song
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/sbwe-singable-advent-calendar-winter-song/

In early 2014, I lead a Girl Scout troop meeting to earn the Musician Badge and created this document to support my efforts. Developing this primer, my focus was to share some of what I’ve learned, techniques I’ve developed, and some of my personal practices for music making.

Today, I hope is that this information will be helpful to anyone who wants to sing a song for others.

how to sing a song bird

The process in this document is based on the cabaret process and technique I’ve developed over many years in order to sing a song with honesty, authenticity and a unique vision.  This cabaret style also applies to my work with Sing Books with Emily.  For me, the only difference between singing in a Cabaret or Sing Books performance (or in any instance in which I would share a song with others) is the venue and the age of the majority of the audience…and that I’m often holding a book/illustration of the song.  Otherwise, my approach is the same.

This technique, with a bit of tweaking, also works largely for crafting songs as a character in a musical.  It is a time-worn technique for actors to find what is similar within themselves and work that into the crafting and performing of their characters (and thus the songs they sing).   I’ve heard it said that cabaret performers make terrific performers in musicals, but musical performers don’t necessarily make good cabaret performers.  The focus of a good cabaret performance, or in my view, any performance of a song for others, is knowledge of the material, a personal vision for the song,  and a story to tell.  This creates a true, simple, honest and authentic performance-gift to give to those who will sit with you to hear what you have to sing.

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How to Sing a Song for Performance or Just for Fun (a Primer)
By Emily Gleichenhaus, Sing Books with Emily
To view or print this document, click here:
HOW TO SING A SONG (a primer by Mrs. G)

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MUSICIAN BADGE with Mrs. G, Meeting Activities, for Girl Scout Juniors Troop 2740: HOW TO SING A SONG FOR PERFORMANCE OR JUST FOR FUN
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/01/16/musician-badge-with-mrs-g/

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MUSICIAN BADGE with Mrs. G for Girl Scout Juniors Troop 2740, the Singable Hike in Washington, DC
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/musician-badge-with-mrs-g-the-singable-hike-in-washington-dc/

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The Art and Craft of Singing a Song: Tell Me a Story! Sing Me a Song!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/09/11/the-art-and-craft-of-singing-a-song-tell-me-a-story-sing-me-a-song/

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Girl Scouts Songs for Troop 2740 Songbook Resources Page
http://brownietroop2740.wordpress.com/girl-scouts-songs-troop-2740/

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SHEET MUSIC RESOURCES
Resources for Sheet Music (Online, in Print, Commercial and Free)
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/online-resources-for-sheet-music-commercial-and-free/

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SING-ALONG RESOURCES AND PRINTABLE MATERIALS
This is the place to find Print Materials Created by Emily, Service Providers, Vendors, Audio and Video to help you SING-ALONG!
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/sing-along-resources-2/

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May the Stars Drip Down
Words and Music by Jeremy Chatelain
Music by the Band Cub Country
Illustrated by Nikki McClure

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A video of illustrator Nikki McLure on being an artist and making “May the Stars Drip Down”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRBGoraYG3M
www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRBGoraYG3M

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This iTunes Books preview has some great images from the book
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/may-the-stars-drip-down/id804695910?mt=11

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You can hear the song and read the lyrics at this link:
http://cubcountry.bandcamp.com/track/the-stars-drip-down

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SINGABLE BOOKSHELF K-O
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/bookshelf-2-k-o/

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LULLABIES IN SINGLE SONG SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/illustrated-lullabies-in-single-singable-picture-books/

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LULLABIES: ILLUSTRATED LULLABIES IN COMPILATIONS
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/03/21/illustrated-lullabies-in-compilations/

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Octopus’s Garden
Words and Music by Ringo Starr
Illustrated by Ben Cort

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OCTOPUS’S GARDEN
Words and Music by Ringo Starr

I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’s garden in the shade
He’d let us in, knows where we’ve been
In his octopus’s garden in the shade

I’d ask my friends to come and see
An octopus’s garden with me
I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’s garden in the shade

We would be warm below the storm
In our little hideaway beneath the waves
Resting our head on the sea bed
In an octopus’s garden near a cave

(Instrumental Break)

We would sing and dance around
Because we know we can’t be found
I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’s garden in the shade

We would shout and swim about
The coral that lies beneath the waves
Oh what joy for every girl and boy
Knowing they’re happy and they’re safe

We would be so happy you and me
No one there to tell us what to do
I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’s garden with you

In an octopus’s garden with you

In an octopus’s garden with you

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Octopus’s Garden, wiki:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octopus’s_Garden

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Publisher Simon and Schuster’s webpage for OCTOPUS’S GARDEN:
http://books.simonandschuster.com/Octopuss-Garden/Ringo-Starr/videos?intcmp=ikids_bb&cp_date=ikids_bb_t1_February_OctopusGarden_SSVideo

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UK’s Daily Mail newspaper online post about OCTOPUS’S GARDEN:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2464129/Ringo-Starr-teams-childrens-illustrator-Ben-Cort-release-colourful-book-version-Octopuss-Garden.html

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Ringo shows you the new book:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr-3fOAb_sQ

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Official book trailer:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0suFdSHmxA

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Muppets sing “Octopus’s Garden” (The Muppet Show – S3 E12 P1/3 – James Coco)
The song begins about 1 minute 50 seconds into the video

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kf5InJqUfo0

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Ringo Starr’s recording (with animation), here:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgPqmRNjoTE

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Raffi recorded OCTOPUS’S GARDEN with a Dixie Land flair

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V_jyGNaY5g

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Hear Octopus’s Garden, here:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUFcfXgW_dQ

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BEATLES: THE BEATLES IN SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS
The Singable Picture Books of John, Paul, George, and Ringo

http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/09/26/the-beatles-in-singable-picture-books/

RIP Pete Seeger, you walked the walk, talked the talk and SANG THE SONG! Thank you for the music you gave the world and for bringing us together in song.

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NY Times article about the death of Pete Seeger
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/29/arts/music/pete-seeger-songwriter-and-champion-of-folk-music-dies-at-94.html

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I especially like these little bits from the NY Times article:

At a Madison Square Garden concert celebrating Mr. Seeger’s 90th birthday, Mr. Springsteen introduced him as “a living archive of America’s music and conscience, a testament of the power of song and culture to nudge history along.”

“My job,” he said in 2009, “is to show folks there’s a lot of good music in this world, and if used right it may help to save the planet.”

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Pete Seeger sang folk music music that belongs to the people including THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND by Woody Guthrie.  I wrote this little THIS SONG IS YOUR SONG poem in honor of Pete Seeger:

This song is your song
This song is my song
Tuneful melody
Singing makes us strong
This song is our song
To sing together
This song was made for you and me.

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PETE SEEGER
The Singable Picture Books of Pete Seeger
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/13/pete-seeger-the-power-of-song/

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The Constitution of the United States of America (With Benjamin Franklin’s Address to the Delegates Upon the Signing of the Constitution)
Inscribed and Illustrated by Sam Fink
The Preamble to the Constitution (which you can SING, thanks to Lynn Ahrens and School House Rock) is printed and illustrated in this AMAZING book.  It’s a tall, heavy book with fabulous illustrations which illuminate a complete printing of the US Constitution and includes a chronology of and historical information about constitutional creation.
You can hear a clip of Lynn Ahrens singing The Preamble, on Track 4 of this link:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/recsradio/radio/B0000033XR/ref=pd_krex_dp_001_004?ie=UTF8&track=004&disc=001

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The Gettysburg Address
Words by Abraham Lincoln
Music by Mrs. Patel’s 6th Grade Class (Woodmere Elementary School, Woodmere, New York, 1962)
Inscribed and Illustrated by Sam Fink

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXzQ6xbA1-I

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Sam Fink on CNN

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJ99J-YBGHc

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Article about Sam Fink, WSJ online:
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052748704779704574553940142515748

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Sam Fink wiki:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Fink

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Sam Fink REINVENTING LINCOLN, 1994 New Yorker
http://www.newyorker.com/archive/1994/11/14/1994_11_14_106_TNY_CARDS_000370726

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FOURTH OF JULY AND OTHER HOLIDAYS CELEBRATING THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND HER CITIZENS AND HISTORY
A list of Patriotic Singable Picture Books
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/a-patriotic-list-of-singable-books-for-july-4th/

My first apartment in NYC was in Greenwich Village, on Hudson Street between Perry and Charles, right above the Different Light bookstore.  It was a 5th floor walk up.  Even now, I can conjure up the images and feelings and delight of living in that part of New York City.  The Village has changed a bit since 1993 but not too much and it is still my favorite part of the city.  One of the great things about living there is that you can see and feel its history and you can sense that tomorrow’s history is still being made there.

I deeply enjoyed:

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Greenwich Village (Music that Defined a Generation)

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Documentary trailer:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyBZy8-fW9Q

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I watched this documentary on the edge of my seat.  I had to write down a few of the things the performers (many of them genuine musical heroes) said:

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“The thing that united us all was that we were sharing the same experience.  That we were partners in an idea.”
Israel “Izzy” Young

Izzy Young says this in the documentary as a commentary on the experience shared by the performers in Greenwich Village in the 1960′s folk scene.  But I think this is true whenever people share music together.  Music unites people in a common, artistic, uniquely human experience…all those present become partners in the idea of the song.

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“The whole DON’T LAUGH AT ME program is kind of a legacy of Pete [Seeger]…because we’re using music in the context of feeling valuable because we’re helping each other…the music brings the people together and opens their heart…”
Peter Yarrow

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“Plato says it’s very dangerous to allow the wrong kind of music in the republic.  However, there are now thousands, maybe tens of thousands, of people making up songs in all corners of the world and I’m more optimistic than I ever have been all my life.”
Pete Seeger

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Don’t Laugh at Me
Words and Music by Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin
Afterword by Peter Yarrow
Illustrated by Glin Dibley
This book features printed music and a sing-along CD.

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DON’T LAUGH AT ME, A SINGABLE PICTURE BOOK
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/02/23/dont-laugh-at-me-a-singable-picture-book/

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PINTEREST: EMILY’S FAVORITE DOCUMENTARIES
http://www.pinterest.com/singbooksemily/favorite-documentaries/

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PETE SEEGER
The Singable Picture Books of Pete Seeger
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/06/13/pete-seeger-the-power-of-song/

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PETER YARROW SONGBOOK

A list of the Singable Picture Books from the Peter Yarrow Songbook series:
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2009/11/30/the-case-for-singing-with-children-from-peter-yarrow/

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CARLY SIMON
The Singable Picture Books of Carly Simon
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/22/the-singable-picture-books-of-carly-simon/

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JONI MITCHELL
SINGABLE PICTURE BOOKS OF JONI MITCHELL
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2013/04/07/joni-mitchell-in-singable-picture-books/

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Greenwich Village (music that defined a generation), a terrific, inspiring documentary
http://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/greenwich-village-music-that-defined-a-generation-a-terrific-inspiring-documentary/


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