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What’s a Witch, Fire Engine and an Owl got to do with Music?

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What’s a Witch, Fire Engine and an Owl got to do with Music?

They’re all in a brilliant rhyme, one of my favourites, called ‘The Witch Says’.

It could be used if you're looking for a rhyme that relates to Animals, Transport, Families or, as I was using it, Our Bodies. The link to ‘Our Bodies’ was not through the words but how the voice is used throughout the rhyme; it is great for vocal play with the many onomatopoeias.

Many songs explore multiple musical elements but they don’t all allow the...

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