Rio de Janeiro - Song MP3, Backing Track & Music - John Oates

This simple song can be used in preparation for the Olympic Games 2016 or a general South American topic. Aimed at KS1 and EYFS children, the song makes use of rhythms for the children to chant. KS2 children will also benefit from this song and could arrange the rhythms in their own order.

The resource includes the printed guitar score, MP3 and MP3 backing track.

This track is available for download and stream on various digital platforms including iTunes.

A short clip of the rhythmic patterns section of the song can be heard at

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  • Rio-de-Janeiro.mp3
  • Rio-de-Janeiro-backing.mp3
  • Rio-de-Janeiro_John-Oates.pdf

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Created: Jun 25, 2016

Updated: Oct 20, 2019

mp3, 7 MB


mp3, 7 MB


pdf, 25 KB


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