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Current Songs Adaptable for Kids & Singing Along

cked down, but I get up again


ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down

Pissing the night away, pissing the night away


He drinks a Whiskey drink, he drinks a Vodka drink


He drinks a Lager drink, he drinks a Cider drink
He sings the songs that remind him of the good times
He sings the songs that remind him of the best times

Oh Danny Boy, Danny Boy, Danny Boy/Dont Cry for me next door neighbor, (2 cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again

cked down, but I get up again


ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down

Dancing the night away, dancing the night away


He drinks a Juice drink, he drinks a Milk drink


He drinks a Soda drink, he drinks a Fizzy drink
He sings the songs that remind him of the fun times
He sings the songs that remind him of the sad times
Oh Girls and Boys, Girls and Boys, Girls and Boys

cked down, but I get up again


ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down
cked down, but I get up again
ever gonna keep me down

Spears

baby

The reason I breathe is you


Boy you got me blinded
Oh pretty baby
There's nothing that I wouldn't do
It's not the way I planned it
Show me how you want it to be

s I supposed to know

mething wasn't right here


baby

n't have let you go


w you're out of sight


e how you want it to be


baby cause I need to know now oh its because


Tell me baby cause I need to know now oh i


Oh baby baby
How was I supposed to know
That something wasn't right here
Oh baby baby
I shouldn't have let you go
And now you're out of sight yeah
Show me how you want it to be

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liness is killing me

onfess I still believe


lieve)
m not with you I lose my mind
a sign
baby one more time

Tell me baby cause I need to know now oh i

her, teacher

The reason ____________ is you


________________________ too
Oh teacher, teacher
_______________________
It's not the way I planned it
Show me how you want it to be
Tell me teacher cause I need to know now oh its because

[Chorus]
This ____________ is killing me
(And I)
I must confess I still believe
(Still Believe)
_________ makes me lose my mind
Give me a sign

as I supposed to know

________________

her, teacher

n't ______________

w Im ____________

me how you want it to be


teacher cause I need to know now oh ause


s]
__________ is killing me

confess I still believe
elieve)
___ makes me lose my mind
e a sign
e teacher, one more time

Web-Based Music & Song Resources

http://kidsinglish.com/! https://www.youtube.com/user/peterweatherall!
name is Dr Peter Weatherall and I'm an independent children's musician

Tom Chapin (born 1945) is a Grammy Award-winnin

American musician, entertainer, singer-songwriter and storyte He is known for his children's music, intended for the age group that is too old for Sesame Street but too young for p music. However, he also writes and performs for adults.

Chapin attended State University of New York at Plattsburgh graduated in 1966. From 1971-1976, he hosted a TV show ca Make a Wish. He is the son of Jim Chapin and the brother of Harry Chapin, and occasionally appears in Harry Chapin tribu concerts (often with brother Steve Chapin).
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apin, John Forster)


days of Jello
ehistoric fellow
d a maid and courted her
he banyan tree.
had lots of children
children all had children
kept on having children until
em had me.

amily and were a tree.


go deep down in history
great, great granddaddy
up to me.
reen and growing family tree.
reen and growing family.

pa came from Russia,


ma came from Prussia.
in Nova Scotia,
ad in Tennessee.
moved to Yokahama
ddy met my mama,
from Alabama
mom`s part Cherokee.

chorus

One ne day I may go
To Tiera del Fuego,
Perhaps Ill meet my wife there and
We`ll move to Timbuktu.
And our kid will be bilingual,
And though she may stay single,
She could of course go mingle
With the king of Kathmandu.

chorus

The folks in Madagascar
Arent the same as in Alaska
They have different foods, different moods and
Different colored skin.
You may have a different name but
Underneath were much the same,
Youre probably my cousin and
The whole world is my kin... `cause

Using the Songs & Music of The Beatles

You Need Is Love - Takhus Ekedal


thday - Bernie Steinberg
ar Prudence - Takhus Ekedal
-La-Di, Ob-La-Da - George Chadwick
low Submarine - Carrie Brandon
ackbird - Rebecca Hale
topus's Garden - Raf
Together Now - George Chadwick
other Nature's Son - Berni Steinberg
With A Little Help From My Friends - George Chadwick
ere Comes The Sun - Eric Bibb
When I'm 64 - Bernnie Sternberg
ello Goodbye - Rebecca Hale
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Incorporate Beatles' Songs Into Lesson


e many ways to integrate songs SL curriculum. Whether as the rt of the lesson or as a short ual, songs can be an sable part of an ESL lesson atles songs can be used:

reaker or warm-up activities


te the lesson or introduce a theme et of vocabulary.


n things up after a difcult activity.


Whether they form part of a lesson about British culture and popular music, or are used to tie in to a vocabulary or grammatical lesson, Beatles songs have many possibilities in the ESL classroom. Students will enjoy hearing the original recording. Apart from being lots of fun, songs teach children listening skills and reading comprehension and help them to practice their pronunciation and reinforce vocabulary and grammar.

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of a daily ritual

each a particular grammatical or concept


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ow submarine


And our friends are all aboard
Many more of them live next door
And the band begins to play

We all live in a yellow submarine
Yellow submarine, yellow submarine
We all live in a yellow submarine

n the town where I was born


ived a man who sailed to sea
And he told us of his life
n the land of submarines

o we sailed on to the sun


ill we found a sea of green
And we lived beneath the waves
n our yellow submarine

We all live in a yellow submarine


Yellow submarine, yellow submarine
We all live in a yellow submarine
Yellow submarine, yellow submarine

pus' garden

ike to be under the sea


n octopus' garden in the shade
let us in, knows where we've been
s octopus' garden in the shade

sk my friends to come and see


octopus' garden with me
ike to be under the sea
n octopus' garden in the shade.

would be warm below the storm


ur little hideaway beneath the waves
ing our head on the sea bed
n octopus' garden near a cave



We would sing and dance around
Because we know we can't be fou I'd like to be under the sea
In an octopus' garden in the sha
We would shout and swim about
The coral that lies beneath the wav Oh what joy for every girl and boy Knowing they're happy and they'r
We would be so happy you and m No one there to tell us what to do
I'd like to be under the sea
In an octopus' garden with you.

Just for Fun!

tel California

k desert highway, cool wind in my hair


mell of colitas, rising up through the air
in the distance, I saw a shimmering light
grew heavy and my sight grew dim
top for the night
e stood in the doorway;
he mission bell
s thinking to myself,
uld be Heaven or this could be Hell"
lit up a candle and she showed me the way
re voices down the corridor,
I heard them say...

e to the Hotel California


ovely place (Such a lovely place)
ovely face
room at the Hotel California
e of year (Any time of year)
nd it here

is Tiffany-twisted, she got the Mercedes bends


lot of pretty, pretty boys she calls friends
y dance in the courtyard, sweet summer sweat.
nce to remember, some dance to forget

"Please bring me my wine"


He said, "We haven't had that spirit here since 1969
And still those voices are calling from far away,
Wake you up in the middle of the night
Just to hear them say...

Welcome to the Hotel California
Such a lovely place (Such a lovely place)
Such a lovely face
They livin' it up at the Hotel California
What a nice surprise (what a nice surprise)
Bring your alibis

Mirrors on the ceiling,
The pink champagne on ice
And she said "We are all just prisoners here, of our own And in the master's chambers,
They gathered for the feast
They stab it with their steely knives,
But they just can't kill the beast

Last thing I remember, I was
Running for the door
I had to nd the passage back
To the place I was before
"Relax, " said the night man,
"We are programmed to receive.
You can check-out any time you like,

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