Tell Us A Tale Tunes

1 January 2012

Theme: 2012 Adventures…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Train III, Mainer Band, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Train Time, Forrest City Joe, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Freight Train Blues, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Monkey and the Engineer, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

Wabash Cannonball, Dan Zanes and Bob Weir, House Party, Festival Five Records

Yippie-Yi-Yi And Away We Go, Saddle Pals, Rounder

Happy Trails, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Riding in My Car, Woody Guthrie, Smithsonian Folkways Children’s Collection, Smithsonian Folkways

Route 66, Chuck Berry, Songs for the Car, Universal

Green Green Rocky Road , Alastair Moock (Featuring Kris Delmhorst), These Are My Friends, Moockshake Music

Jack Can I Ride, Laura Veirs, Tumble Bee, Raven Marching Band Records

Come Take a Trip in My Airship, Natalie Merchant, For Our Children, Shout Factory

Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

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

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To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 7 January, 2012.

Dragon Feathers, an Austrian tale from the Ziller Valley
Author: Andrey Dugin (retold by)
Illustrator: Olga Dugina
Publisher: Thomasson-Grant; ISBN 1-565-66047-1

Musical Bed: Ric Louchard, G’morning Johann

The Firebird, a Russian tale
Author: Robert D. San Souci (retold by)*
Illustrator: John Howe
Publisher: Little Brown; ISBN 0-316-37579-9
*Adapted Further By: Peter Jones and Jen Hoffman

Musical Accompaniment: Tom Proutt

Seven At One Blow, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Jay Williams (retold by)
Illustrator: Jay Williams
Publisher: Parents’ Magazine Press; ISBN 0-819-30565-0

Bed: Largo from Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Major
Artist: John Bullard
CD: Bach on the Banjo

The Bremen Town Musicians, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Janet Stevens (retold by)
Illustrator: Janet Stevens
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40939-2

Song: Side By Side
Artist: Maria Muldaur
CD: On the Sunny Side

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