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Down by the Bay, an Illustrated Song

Posted on: August 16, 2016

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Down by the Bay (Raffi Songs to Read)
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
Raffi Songs to Read

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What’s fun about a song like this is you can get creative, make it your own, and make up new verses of hilarious rhyme to keep your brain busy or to make your friends laugh.

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DOWN BY THE BAY wiki:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down_by_the_Bay

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Scout Songs has all kinds of cute ideas for the rhyming section:
http://www.scoutsongs.com/lyrics/down-by-the-bay.html

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DOWN BY THE BAY
Traditional Words and Tune

G
Down by the bay

D7
Where the watermelons grow
Back to my home

G
I dare not go

C
For if I do

G
My mother will say
Did you ever see an X (noun) Xing (verb) an X (noun)

D7                     G
Down by the bay

(Repeat for as many permutations of the rhyme as you can think of or have energy for…)

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down by the bay SBWE w chords sheet only
Down by the Bay (for SBWE)
Traditional Words and Tune
To view or print this song sheet, click here:
down by the bay SBWE w chords & rhymes

Sing the first two verses with Emily, here:

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Related Posts

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RAFFI
The Singable Picture Books of Raffi
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/08/20/the-singable-picture-books-of-raffi/

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NADINE BERNARD WESTCOTT
The Singable Picture Books of Nadine Bernard Westcott
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/05/27/singable-picture-books-of-nadine-bernard-westcott/
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/singable-picture-books-of-mary-ann-hoberman-and-nadine-bernard-westcotts-sing-along-stories/

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