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Jump Jim Joe: Great Singing Games for Children

46 pp. Plastic binding. Edited by Peter and Mary Alice Amidon.

Jump Jim Joe book and cd

Instructions to 21 of the Amidon's favorite traditional singing games from the US and British Isles. Includes tips on teaching dance in the classroom, transcriptions of the melodies and a glossary of dance terms. Cassette recording features the Amidon family singing all the songs accompanied by a variety of instruments. Great tape for learning the songs at home or in the car!

Book $17.00

CD $15.00

Cassette: $10.00


Table of Contents: CD

click on a title to sample it! (Mp3 format)

  1. Circle Round the Zero
  2. Head and Shoulders
  3. Old King Glory
  4. Noble Duke of York
  5. Thorn Rosa
  6. Skip to My Lou
  7. Sally Go Round the Sun
  8. When I Was a Baby
  9. Alabama Gal
  10. Round de Doo Bop
  11. Little Sally Walker
  12. Jump Jim Joe
  13. Shoo Fly
  14. Zodiac
  15. Bobolinka
  16. Old Bald Eagle
  17. Little Johnny Brown
  18. Dinah's Dead
  19. Draw Me a Bucket
  20. Bulldog

Table of Contents: Book