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I Love the Mountains, an Illustrated Song

Posted on: September 5, 2011

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I Love the Mountains
Traditional Words and Music
Words Adapted by John Archembault and David R. Plummer
Illustrated by Susan Swan

A traditional camp song, I found an instrumental sing-along that works perfectly for the book on:


Girl Scouts Greatest Hits Vol. 2
“I Love the Mountains Karaoke” is on Track 33:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0027D6M1O/ref=dm_dp_trk33?ie=UTF8&qid=1314554049&sr=1-8

This song can be sung as a round.  You can find sheet music and vocal sing-along  in:
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Wee Sing Book and CD Collection 2

Collected and Arranged by Pamela Conn Beal and Susan Hagen Nipp
Illustrated by Spence Klein

Find “I Love the Mountains” in the “We Sing Folk and Favorite Sing-Alongs” section.

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John Archembault and David R. Plummer’s recording is of this song is Track 6 on:

http://www.amazon.com/I-Love-the-Mountains/dp/B002EDEE6W/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1314555803&sr=1-2

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I Love the Mountains on YouTube, with lyrics:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiOdyCwczac

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Another version with quirky vocal and lyrics:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QlTTl0suHQ

Find a PDF with sheet music, ideas for curriculum integration and instructions for singing the round, here:
http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/fineart/core_curriculum/general/songbook/ilovethemountains.pdf

“I Love the Mountains” on Songs for Teaching:
http://www.songsforteaching.com/folk/ilovethemountains.php

Informational post about the song on squidoo:
http://www.squidoo.com/i-love-the-mountains

Click here for the printable Nellie Edge Learning Guide for “I Love the Mountains,”
http://www.nellieedge.com/pdf/love-mountains/love-mountains-DSL.pdf

A page including a video with instructions for singing this song with American Sign Language (ASL):
http://www.nellieedge.com/movie_love-mountains.htm

Just a thought, but I can’t help thinking of “Heart and Soul” when I hear this song…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_and_Soul_(1938_song)

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