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Known as the first lady of children's music, Ella Jenkins has performed on all seven continents.
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February 28, 2011 With a career that has spanned generations, Jenkins, 86, still loves performing for kids. The legendary singer-songwriter talks about the blues, her early life in Chicago and the children she sings to.
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October 11, 2004 The children's music business is booming thanks in part to the success of artists like Ella Jenkins. This month, folk-rockers like Pete Seeger and Tom Paxton will release a tribute album to honor Jenkins' contribution to the music industry. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Jenkins.
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