Tell Us A Tale Tunes

10 July 2011

Theme: Old n’ New

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

The Old Fiddler and His Cow, Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Sly Old Crow/Old Blair Store, John McCutcheon, Mail Myself To You, Rounder

Windy Old Weather, Dan Zanes, Sea Music, Festival Five Records

Old Yeller, Music of Disney: Legacy in Song, Walt Disney

Old Dog Trey, Rowlf the Dog, Ol’ Brown Ears is Back, Jim Henson

Old Baloney, Gunnar Madsen, Ants in My Pants, G-Spot (City Hall)

That Old Black Magic, Spike Jones, The Very Worst of Spike Jones, Nimbus Records

Old Joe Clarke, Mike & Peggy Seeger, American Folksongs For Children, Rounder Records

The Old Hen, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Old Chisholm Trail, Riders in the Sky, Saddle Pals, Rounder

Goodbye Old Pal, Jimmy Martin, King of Bluegrass, Power Pak

Old Tim Brooks, The New Lost City Ramblers with Cousin Emmy, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Old Bell Cow, New Lost City Ramblers, Old Timey Songs For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Old Cow Died, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Old Ground Hog, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

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

New River Train, Cathy & Marcy with guest Christylez Bacon, Banjo Beat Box, Community Music, Inc.

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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, 16 July, 2011.

Wintertime Tales To Cool Off With…

The Mitten, an old Ukrainian folktale
Author: Alvin Tresselt (retold by)
Illustrator: Yaroslova
Publisher: William Morrow; ISBN 0-688-41053-7

Musical Bed: Bach’s Three Part Invention #10
Artist: Bela Fleck
Album: Perpetual Motion

The Month-Brothers, a Slavic tale
Author: Samuel Marshak, trans. Thomas P. Whitney (retold by)
Illustrator: Diane Stanley
Publisher: William Morrow; ISBN 0-688-01509-3

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

Rainbow Crow, a Lenape tale
Author: Nancy Van Laan (retold by)
Illustrator: Beatriz Vidal
Publisher: Knopf; ISBN 0-399-22929-9

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

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

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