Tell Us A Tale Tunes

1 July 2012

Theme: American Tunes

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Yankee Doodle, Old Threshers Drum and Fife Band, Art of Field Recording Vol. 1 (Instrumental and Dance CD), Dust to Digital

Yankee Doodle, Suzy Roche, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House

Swannee River Rock, Ray Charles, Celebration of America, Music For Little People

Ol’ Man River, Paul Robeson, Celebration of America, Music For Little People

Yankee Doodle Dandy, James Cagney, Celebration of America, Music For Little People

This Land Is Your Land, Woody Guthrie, This Land is Your Land: The Asch Recordings, Vol. 1, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Battle of New Orleans, Johnny Horton, A Child’s Celebration of Dance Music, Music For Little People

Lafayette, Lucinda Williams, Smithsonian Folkways Roots Collection, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Old Virginia, Crooked Still, Hop High, Signature Sounds

Blue Moon Of Kentucky [Live], Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys,  Smithsonian Folkways Roots Collection, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Ballad of Davy Crockett, Fess Parker, The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song, Disney

White House Blues, Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys, Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways, Smithsonian Folksways Recordings

Rebel Girl, Hazel Dickens, Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways, Smithsonian Folksways 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, July 7, 2012.

Tales From Around the U.S. of A…

Shingebiss, an Ojibwe legend
Author: Nancy Van Laan (retold by)
Illustrator: Betsy Bowen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-316-89627-6

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

Rabbit and the Moon, a Cree legend
Author: Douglas Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Leslie Baker
Publisher: Simon & Schuster for Young Readers; ISBN 0-689-80769-4

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

Sody Sallyratus, an Appalachian tale
Author: Teri Sloat (retold by)
Illustrator: Teri Sloat
Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books; ISBN 0-525-45609-0

Song: Biscuit Blues
Artists: Riders in the Sky
CD: Saddle Pals

The Legend of Slappy Hooper, an American Tall Tale
Author: Aaron Shepard (retold by)
Illustrator: Toni Goffe
Publisher: Scribner’s; ISBN 0-684-19535-6

Song: I Got the Sun in the Morning
Artist: Mary Martin (and cast of Annie Get Your Gun)
CD: A Child’s Celebration of Broadway

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