ARTS & CULTURE
01/15/2013 11:05 am ET | Updated Jan 18, 2013

Sandy Hook Students Sing 'Over The Rainbow' For Newtown Charities (VIDEO)

Recently, some pretty young musicians spent a day in the studio with Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, the rock duo behind Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club. The kids, aged 6 to 9, were all classmates, teammates, friends and neighbors of the 20 children and 6 adults killed this past December at Sandy Hook Elementary, there to record the Judy Garland classic "Over The Rainbow" as a way to raise money for their hometown.

In the video below, we're treated to a glimpse of the recording session, overseen by Weymouth, Frantz, Newtown-based vocal coach Sabrina Post, and CBGB co-owner Tim Hayes. The kids command the scene throughout, playing in the snow one minute, and nodding to Post's reminder to sing for the memory of those they lost the next. You may want to keep some tissues handy as you watch.

The track goes on sale January 15 on Amazon and iTunes, with all proceeds directed to two Newtown area charities, the Newtown Youth Academy and the United Way of Western Connecticut.

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