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In the Amazon

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Tricia Sebastian
12/31/1969
Tricia Sebastian

Story

This song was influenced by a traditional Bolivian tune I learned in an Andean music class.  I loved the melody and wrote lyrics to teach 1st and 2nd graders about the rainforest.  I used it again in my choir class, and since the students loved to sing it, I decided to record it.  

 

Lyrics

La, la, la…/ In the Amazon / there are creatures everywhere / in the Amazon / there is music in the air / CHORUS / Jaguars, sloths, / toucans, and moths / all in the Amazon / ants and iguanas, / frogs and piranhas / all in the Amazon. / Protect the trees / it’s up to you and me / 

protect the trees / for all the world to see / CHORUS / la, la, la… / Protect the trees / it’s up to you and me / protect the trees / for all the world to see / CHORUS / La, la, la…