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Ella Jenkins - "Who Fed the Chickens?" [Live at the Smithsonian]
Watch Ella Jenkins' performance of "Who Fed the Chickens?" from the Ella Jenkins Live at the Smithsonian DVD. Recorded with children from the Smithsonian Institution Early Enrichment Center, Ella made this video so kids at home could also participate. This song is included on her Smithsonian Folkways album 'Get Moving with Ella Jenkins.' Directed by Pete Erikson Sound by John Tyler Production Facility: Potomac Television/Communications, Inc. All songs written or arranged by Ella Jenkins/Ell-Bern Publishing Co., ASCAP 'Get Moving with Ella Jenkins' available on CD and Digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: Purchase the Ella Jenkins Live at the Smithsonian DVD: Ella Jenkins wears the title given her by many of her fans, "The First Lady of Children's Music," with tremendous energy. Now in her ninth decade, she continues to encourage young children to hop, skip, jump, clap, dance, and be active through song. "Get Moving with Ella Jenkins" showcases the absolute finest recordings incorporating movement and play by a true pioneer of children's music. Drawn from many recordings created during her legendary career, these songs demonstrate Ella's genius as both a music educator and children's entertainer. Ella Jenkins: Facebook: Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time.
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2 min 55 sec
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music folk "Woody Guthrie" "Pete Seeger" Smithsonian Folkways old-time non-profit
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