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Sing a Friendship Song


Teach children this traditional song that can be sung in rounds.

"Make new friends, but keep the old
One is silver and the other gold.
The circle is round, it has no end
That's how long I want to be your friend."

Click this link for a midi file of the song tune and for additional verses. Click this link for the song's musical notation.


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