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An alphabet song is any of various songs used to teach children the alphabet. Alphabet songs typically recite the names of all letters of the alphabet of a given language in order.

The song was first copyrighted in 1835 by the Boston-based music publisher Charles Bradlee, and given the title "The A.B.C., a German air with variations for the flute with an easy accompaniment for the piano forte". The musical arrangement was attributed to Louis Le Maire (sometimes Lemaire), an 18th-century composer. This was "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1835, by C. Bradlee, in the clerk's office of the District Court of Massachusetts", according to the Newberry Library, which also says, "The theme is that used by Mozart for his piano variations, Ah, vous dirai-je, maman." This tune is the same as the tune for "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep".

Standard Lyrics

A, B, C, D, E, F, G

H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P

Q, R, S, T, U, V

W, X, Y, and Z

Now I've sung my ABC's

Next time won't you sing with me

Alternate Lyrics

Some early versions of the song go like this:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G
H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P

Q, R, S, and T, U, V

W, X, and Y, and Z

Now I've said my ABC's

Tell me what you think of me
Some versions omit the word "and", making the song go like this:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G
H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P

Q, R, S... T, U, V

W, X... Y... Z
Some Commonwealth English versions go like this:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G
H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P

Q, R, S, T, U, V

W, X, Y, Zed or Zee

Alphablocks version

In the episode ABC, the Alphablocks sing the Alphablocks Alphabet Song, with a black dot bouncing on each letter as it says its name. For the first time, some Alphablocks hold up or fail to sing its name, and after the dot bounces on Z, N sings "Next time don't you bounce on me." A then asks everyone to sing it again. They redo the song completely and accompanied with music, and then T sings one last line: "Let's sit down and have some tea."

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