Tell Us A Tale Tunes

11 August 2013

Independence Day

Theme: Listener Favorites

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Meteors/The Perseid, John McCutcheon, Summersongs, Rounder

Would You Like To Swing on a Star?, Maria Muldaur, On the Sunny Side, Music For Little People

Blue Skies, Aaron Watson Feat. Elizabeth McQueen, Putumayo Kids Presents: American Playground, Putumayo

Singin’ In The Rain, Maria Muldaur, Swingin’ in the Rain, Music For Little People

Keep On The Sunny Side, Elizabeth Mitchell, Putumayo Kids Presents: American Playground, Putumayo

Old MacDonald, Jan Smith, Tom Proutt, Jeff Vogelgesang and Gerald Soriano, Live on Tell Us A Tale 2003

Mother Goose Songs, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Little Red Riding Hood, Freakwater, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

The Three Bears, Gary Rosen, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids

The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Carolyn Mark, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

The Lonely Goatherd (from The Sound of Music), Julie Andrews, A Child’s Celebration of Broadway, Music For Little People

Hey You, Get off of My Cow (Bonus Track), Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Johnson’s Old Gray Mule, Mainer Band, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Jimmy Brown the Newsboy (Trad./AP Carter), Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo’ McCoury, McCoury Music

Skip To My Blues, Buckwheat Zydeco, Big Blues, Music For Little People

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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, 17 August, 2013.

I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80092-3

Song: Don’t You Push Me Down
Artist: Taj Mahal

Too Many Daves (from The Sneetches and Other Stories)
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80089-3

Tune: Bob and Bob
Artists: Trout Fishing in America
CD: My Best Day

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Author: Michael Rosen (retold by)
Illustrator: Helen Oxenbury
Publisher: Margaret K. Elderberry Books; ISBN 0-689-50476-4

Song/Album: Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Artist: Jerry Garcia and David Grisman
CD: Not For Kids Only

Blueberries For Sal
Author: Robert McCloskey
Illustrator: Robert McCloskey
Publisher: Viking Press; ISBN 0-670-17591-9

Song: Blueberry Pie
Artist: Bette Midler
CD: Every Child Deserves a Lifetime

The Eye of the Needle, a Yupik Eskimo tale
Author: Teri Sloat (retold by)
Illustrator: Teri Sloat
Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books; ISBN 0-525-44623-0

Song: They Said, “Eat the Broccoli”
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

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