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Frog Went A-Courtin'

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1956 Caldecott Medal Winner Frog Went A-Courtin

BEHIND THE BANJO: Stanford's 'Banjo Man' launches site for affordable banjo, lessons for beginners

Interior Journal
His favorite song to play is probably one called “Froggy went a'courtin,” that James' mother sang as he was a child, he said. “She sang. I never did hear her play the guitar, but they said she was pretty good on the guitar,” he said. James spends most ...

1956 Caldecott Medal Winner Frog Went A-Courtin

Yes, Marine Le Pen has done a Farage – but there's no way it can work out for her

The Independent
After three more years of the same, froggy went a courtin' to Paris, whence last month he tweeted a snap of himself and Marine. Now he tells a US radio host that she has detoxified her movement of its racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and homophobia.

1956 Caldecott Medal Winner Frog Went A-Courtin

Various Artists: Roll Columbia. Woody Guthrie's 26 Northwest Songs

... wie Folksongs entstehen: Die Melodie von „Pastures of Plenty“ fußt auf dem britischen Traditional „Pretty Polly“, „Portland Town To Klamath Falls“ hat die gleiche Melodie wie „The Crawdad Song“, der wiederum auf „Froggie Went A Courtin basiert.

1956 Caldecott Medal Winner Frog Went A-Courtin

A Playlist of Songs to Sing When You Are Absolutely Desperate to Entertain Your Baby

Froggie Went a Courtin'”. Once upon a time I thought this was the dumbest, hokiest folksong there was and I had no idea why Doc Watson and Bruce Springsteen had both recorded it. Turns out it's been floating around the English language since the 1600s ...

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