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Let’s Play (from the album Let’s Play and Best of Raffi)


Tell us about your music: For 40 years I have recorded and sung singable songs, songs that kids could make their own. My music respects children as whole people with a dignity all their own.

About your songs (e.g., any unique instruments used, the origins of the lyrics, what inspired you, etc.): As kids can enjoy a variety of sounds and music styles, I have included a great diversity of instrumental tones, tempos and rhythms in my songs. I’m inspired by Mother Nature, humor, and compassion as I write and record songs for the very young and those who love them.

What you hope children & families will get from this song: “Let’s Play” celebrates children and childhood with a call to join in play, the essential work of all young people. Play is the best way kids grow in understanding themselves and the world we share. Play is the innate and universal way for fun, creativity and learning. I hope the song inspires smiles, movement

Read our interview with Raffi!