My older son loves this song by The Decemberists. It came on during the trip home from the dentist yesterday, and we listened to it for at least twenty minutes (not to mention that once we were home we couldn't get out of the truck until it had finished). Over and over again. Will sat staring out the window and sucking on his two fingers as he listened. And he sings:
hane my head yo.
hane my head, hane my head yo.
I wi' hane my head yo.
Daddy, why he hane he head?
The song is based on the beloved Japanese children's tale, "The Crane Wife."
The illustration is by Cheryl Kirk Noll.