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"You'll sing a song and I'll sing a song, and we'll sing a song together." That is what Ella Jenkins has done for more than 50 years in preschools, festivals, auditoriums, early childhood conferences, and concerts around the world. Ella was the first "folk" performer to teach fun, interactive music in schools and preschools, incorporating world cultures, the joy ... Read more in Amazon's Ella Jenkins Store

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (February 22, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: January 1, 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Smithsonian/Folkways
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #222,999 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Known worldwide as "The First Lady of Children's Music," the incomparable Ella Jenkins, one of the original (and best selling) Folkways Records artists, releases "Ella Jenkins: A Life in Song," her first all-new release since 2005's GRAMMY-nominated Sharing Cultures. This benchmark album is also the latest addition to Smithsonian Folkways African American Legacy series, co-produced with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ronald P Klimik on June 4, 2012
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Every childhood teacher should have one or more of Ella's CDs in their classroom. I have them all. Also, I had the pleasure to meet her a few years ago.
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