children at a Mr. Gabe performance

Nursery Rhymes and Finger Play


  • All Around the Kitchen
  • Banana Boat Song
  • Brush Your Teeth
  • Do Re Mi (from “The Sound of Music”)
  • Down by the Bay
  • Down on the Corner
  • Erie Canal
  • Five Little Pumpkins
  • Frère Jacques
  • Frog Went A-Courtin’
  • Going for a Ride in the Car
  • Good Morning (from “Singin’ in the Rain”)
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • I’ve Been Working on the Railroad
  • It’s a Shame to Get a Haircut on a Sunday
  • Kalinka
  • La Bamba/Twist & Shout
  • La Cucarracha
  • Loves Me Like a Rock
  • Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • Medley: Baa Baa Black Sheep/ABC Song/Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
  • Mr. Sun
  • My Bonnie
  • Octopus’s Garden
  • Oh Susanna
  • Old McDonald
  • On Top of Spaghetti
  • Rock Island Line
  • She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain
  • Skip to My Lou
  • Take Me Out to the Ballgame
  • Take this Hammer
  • The Wheels on the Bus
  • There’s a Hole in My Bucket
  • This Land is Your Land
  • This Old Man
  • Tingalayo
  • Wimoweh (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
  • Yellow Submarine
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • You’ve Gotta Sing (When the Spirit Says Sing)

Songs from the CD "Play Date"

Upcoming Shows

Saturday, February 8

Lucketts Community Center
Leeburg, VA
10:00 am
“Music For Kids”
Tickets $5 per child
(Adults and infants under 6 mos. attend free)
Call (703-771-5281) or email ( to preregister

Tuesday, February 11

Takoma Park Maryland Library
10:30 am
“Community Circle Time”
Free!  No registration necessary.

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"Our family loves Mr Gabe. He has a nice repertoire of familiar tunes and fun originals. The kids always have a great time singing, dancing, stomping, and jumping along."
—Denise (mother of Phoebe and Kai)
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