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Tune Up to Literacy

Tune Up to Literacy

by Dr. Al Balkin

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Here are Al Balkin’s recordings of the songs in Tune Up to Literacy, with and without vocals. Readers of the book are welcome to use these songs in their children’s programs. All songs and recordings are copyright Al Balkin.

You can play these MP3s directly from your computer. If you would like to make a CD of these songs to play in a regular CD player, you’ll need to download the MP3s onto your computer, import them into the music software of your choice (such as iTunes or Windows Media Player), and use that software to make the CD. A CD cover is included here. To save files to your computer, right-click on the link and choose “Save link as” or “Save target as.”

To download:
all vocal songs (zip) | all instrumental only songs (zip)

March of the Alphabet | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Vowel Mambo | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
At the Library | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Better Than TV | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Sing a Simple Rhyme | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Call on a Verb | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Get the Point | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Letters to Sounds | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
What’s a Consonant? What’s a Vowel? | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
A Syllable | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Sounds to Words | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Nounsense | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Pronouns | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
One Complete Thought | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Singular or Plural | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
The Adjective Song | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Fact or Fantasy? | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Learn to Read | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)
Stretch Your Imagination | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3) 
Books | vocal (mp3) / instrumental (mp3)