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Children Songs
I Am a Fine Musician
Iamafinemusician
Debuted in Practice Makes Music
Written by Tom Glazer and Charles Grean
Type Folk Song
Usage Discontinued (Last appearance in Barney Live! In New York City)
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I Am a Fine Musician (also known as The Musicians) is a traditional children's song written by Tom Glazer and Charles Grean. It is an English-language translation reworking of the German folk song "Ich bin ein Musikante". In the Barney franchise, it first appeared in "Practice Makes Music".

Lyrics

Practice Makes Music/Standard Lyrics

I am a fine musician
That's what people say.
He is a fine musician
That's what people say.
I play upon my violin.
He plays upon his violin.
I am a fine musician
That's what people say.
He is a fine musician
That's what people say.
I play upon my clarinet.
He plays upon his clarinet.
I am a fine musician
That's what people say.
He is a fine musician
That's what people say.
I play upon my trumpet.
He plays upon his trumpet.
I am a fine musician
That's what people say.
He is a fine musician
That's what people say.
I play upon my trombone.
He plays upon his trombone.
He is a fine musician
That's what people say!

Hola, Mexico!

I am a fine musician;
That's what people say.
He is a fine musician;
That's what people say.
I play upon maracas.
He plays upon maracas.
I am a fine musician;
That's what people say.
She is a fine musician;
That's what people say.
I'm playing my guitar.
She plays her guitar.
I am a fine musician;
That's what people say.
She is a fine musician;
That's what people say.
I play upon my güiro.
She plays upon her güiro.
We all are fine musicians;
That's what people say.
We all are fine musicians;
That's what people say.
We play fiesta instruments.
We play fiesta instruments.
We all are fine musicians;
That's what people say.

Children's Song Used In...

  1. Practice Makes Music (1992) (first appearance)
  2. Hola, Mexico! (1992)
  3. Barney's Magical Musical Adventure (1993)
  4. Barney Live! In New York City (1994) (last appearance)

Characters who sang this song

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