The A.B.C. (Bradlee)

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Music for the alphabet song including some common variations on the lyrics
Lyrics: (each line represents two measures, or eight beats)
a-b-c-d-e-f-g, (/eɪ biː siː diː iː ɛf dʒiː,/)
h-i-j-k-lmnop, (/eɪtʃ aɪ dʒeɪ keɪ ɛlɛmɛnoʊ piː,/ l-m-n-o spoken twice as quickly as rest of rhyme)
q-r-s, t-u-v, (/kjuː ɑr ɛs, tiː juː viː,/ pause between s and t)
w--x, y-and-z, (/dʌbɨjuː ɛks, waɪ ænd ziː,/ pause between x and y, w and x last for two beats)
Now I know my ABCs; (/naʊ aɪ noʊ maɪ eɪ biː siːz,/)
next time won't you sing with me? (/nɛkst taɪm woʊnt juː sɪŋ wɪθ miː/).[1]


  1. "Listen to the song sung" (RealPlayer). Archived from the original on 2007-09-28.