You can find the guitar chords in the Song Notes...


*"Cri, cri" means, "Chirp, chirp".

Guitar: recommend playing only bottom three strings; that is G, B and E strings as follows:

E7/G# A6 E7/G# A6
Iba un grillito por la sabana
E7/G# A6 E7/G#
cantando alegre, cri,cri,cri,cri.


"To the best of my knowledge, the song is from Peru." -Burnley Vest

We think this song is sung to the tune in the version below...
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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Burnley Vest for sharing this song with the English translation, the guitar chords and the Puerta Abierta Preschool recording! You can hear more of Puerta Abierta's music on their YouTube channel.

Burnley wrote, "The reason I know about 'Los Grillitos' is that I worked on a couple of CDs for my children's Spanish immersion preschool."