Tell Us A Tale Tunes

1 September 2013

Name Tag

Theme: Name Game

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Sam the Whaler, Pete Seeger, Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Charley He’s a Good Old Man, New Lost City Ramblers, Old Timey Songs For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Tuna Fish, Gunnar Madsen, Ants in My Pants, G-Spot (City Hall)

Laura, Spike Jones, The Very Worst of Spike Jones, Nimbus Records

Senor El Gato, Kelly Hogan, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

Bob and Bob, Trout Fishing in America, Merry Fishes To All, Trout Records

Humpty Dumpty, Taj Mahal, Family Folk Festival, Music For Little People

Sally Walker, Lead Belly, ...Sings For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Johanna and Rhody, Sweet Honey In the Rock, All For Freedom, Music For Little People

Run Molly Run, Sweet Honey in the Rock, I Got Shoes, Music For Little People

Melinda the Mousie, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Big Bad John, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Hopalong Peter, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Not For Kids Only, Acoustic Disc

Billy Barlow, Mike & Peggy Seeger, American Folksongs For Children, Rounder Records

Jolly Old Roger, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Sally Goodin, Doc Watson, …Sings Songs For Little Pickers, Sugarhill

Old Jimmy Sutton, Jonny and the Jambusters, It Takes One To Know One, Jon Lohman


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 7 September, 2013.

Labor Day Tales…

Jamie O’Rourke and the Pooka, an Irish tale
Author: Tomie De Paola (retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Putnam; ISBN 0-399-23467-5

Song: Tomorrow
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Teacher’s Favorites

What’s It Gonna Be?
Performed by: Peter Jones and Jen Hoffman
Adapted from: Janet Stevens’ Tops and Bottoms
Publisher: Harcourt Brace; ISBN 0-152-92851-0

Song: The Boy Who Wouldn’t Hoe Corn
Artists: Alison Krauss + Union Station
CD: New Favorite

Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato, an Irish tale
Author: Tomie De Paola (retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Putnam; ISBN 0-399-22257-X

Song: The Leprechaun
Artist: Larry Kirwan
CD: Keltic Kids

Fearless Jack, an Appalachian Jack tale
Author: Paul Brett Johnson (retold by)
Illustrator: Paul Brett Johnson
Publisher: Margaret K. Elderberry Books; ISBN 0-689-83296-6

Song: Old Dan Tucker
Artists: Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
CD: Guest House

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