Itsy Bitsy Spider
Composer: Traditional

Itsy Bitsy Spider was "noodled" by the Grateful Dead during tuning.

Itsy Bitsy Spider is a children's 'finger play' rhyme. The rhyme is also known as Incy Wincy Spider, Eency Weency Spider, Eensy Weensy Spider and probably other variations.


There are many recordings of Itsy Bitsy Spider. A comprehensive list will not be attempted.

info American Folk Songs for Children, Peggy And Mike Seeger, 1977
info For Our Children, Various Artists (Little Richard), 1991
no info Children's Songs Of The World, Edita Gruberova and the Internationaler Kinderchor, 1992
no info Coming Around Again, Carly Simon, 1992
no info Barney's Favorites, Barney, 1993
info For Our Children: 10th Anniversary Edition, Various Artists (Little Richard), 1999

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