Colors are one of those things children pick up on early. Add some more colors to this song, you don't have to rhyme--especially if you use "orange". Your child will love your new verses anyway. Great song to dance to!


oh will you wear blue, oh my dear, oh my dear,
oh will you wear blue, Jenny Jenkins?
No I won't wear blue 'cause it just won't do--
But I want to wear something fancy,
Something nice and not too chancey.
Will you take me to the dancey?
C'mon, let's go, I'm getting antsy--
Roll, Jennny Jenkins, roll.


from songs i like to sing with you, released March 23, 2014
Based loosely on a traditional folk song, with additional new words and music by yours truly.



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mark adamczyk Lake Bluff, Illinois

I've been singing songs and enjoying music with families, professionally, for more than a decade. I'm not so much a performer (I save that for my "grownup" music in the evenings) as I am a facilitator, encouraging and enabling people to sing and make music on their own. Listening to somebody else sing a song is fine, but singing on your own and with your family can be much more fulfilling and fun! ... more

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