Tell Us A Tale Tunes

11 May 2014

Down on the Farm

Theme: Down on the Farm…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Old McDonald, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

If I Were a Rich Man, Zero Mostel, Fiddler on the Roof, EMI

Old Grey Mule, Pete Seeger, Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big), Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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

Barnyard Dance, Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Little Dog Named Right, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

I’ve Got a Dog, and my Dog’s name is Cat, Barry Louis Polisar, Old Dogs, New Tricks, Rainbow Morning Music

Little Brown Dog, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Chicken Reel, Montana Young, Fiddling Up a Storm, VFH

Cluck Old Hen (Trad.)/Old Bell Cow (Trad.), Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Chicken Road, Gunnar Madsen, Old Mr. Mackle Hackle, G-Spot (City Hall)

My Little Rooster, Alameda Riddle, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

The Song Of The One-Legged Chicken, Mark & Mike (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

The Old Hen Cackled And The Rooster Laid The Egg. Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

My Old Hen’s A Good Old Hen, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

The Old Cow Died, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Black Sheep, Black Sheep, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

The Darby Ram, Pete Seeger, Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big), Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Ol’ Dan Tucker, John Langstaff, Songs For Singing Children, Revels Records

Old Sow Took the Measles, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Four Wet Pigs, Greg Brown, Bathtub Blues, Red House Records

Three Foolish Piglets, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Pig in a Pen, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Fred Boyce, Live on Tell Us A Tale

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

Did You Feed My Cow, Sweet Honey in the Rock, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Little Dappled Cow, Texas Gladden, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

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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 May, 2013.

The Three Wishes: an old story
Author: Margot Zemach (retold by)
Illustrator: Margot Zemach
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux; ISBN 0-374-37529-1

Musical Bed: John Bullard, Bach on the Banjo
Song: Simple Gifts
Artist: Jan Smith (live performance)

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

Mule Eggs
Author: Cynthia DeFelice
Illustrator: Mike Shenon
Publisher: Orchard Books; ISBN 0-531-06843-9

Song: Old Grey Mule
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big)

Three Sacks of Truth, a French Tale
Author: Eric A. Kimmel (retold by)
Illustrator: Robert Rayevsky
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40921-X

Song: Honesty is the Best Policy
Artists: Smothers Brothers

 

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