Tell Us A Tale Tunes

12 May 2013

Family

Theme: Family

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Old Mother Hubbard, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Mommy Says No, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No!, Yellow Dog Records

Mama Buy Me a Chiney Doll, Alameda Riddle, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Mama Blues, Doc Watson, …Sings Songs For Little Pickers, Sugarhill

Your Momma Don’t Care, Jan Smith, Tom Proutt, Jeff Vogelgesang and Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale

Mama’s Blues, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

Mom and Dad Are Always Right, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

My Mother Ran Away Today, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

Don’t I Fit In My Daddy’s Shoes?, Sarah Lee Guthrie and Family, Go Waggaloo, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Daddy Is A  Rock & Roller, Larry Kirwan, Keltic Kids, Pirate Moon Records

Grandfather’s Clock, Jan Smith, Tom Proutt and Jeff Vogelgesang LIVE on Tell Us A Tale

I’m My Own Grandpa, Chet Atkins, A Child’s Celebration of Silliest Songs, Music For Little People

Grandma’s Feather Bed (Jim Conner), Brenda Lee, Celebration of Country, Music For Little People

Go Tell Aunt Nancy, Alameda Riddle, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Old Aunt Kate, Mike (& Peggy) Seeger, American Folksongs For Children, Rounder Records

Aunt Anna Came To Our House, Barry Louis Polisar, Family Trip, Rainbow Morning Music

Cooking Breakfast For the Ones I Love, Maria Muldaur, On the Sunny Side, Music For Little People

Family Garden, John McCutcheon, Family Garden, Rounder

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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, 18 May, 2013.

Mother’s Day Tales (Good & Bad)…

Heckedy Peg, an English tale
Author: Audrey Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Don Wood
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-33678-8

Song: Marie Laveau
Artists: Nickeltown (live on Tell Us A Tale)

Lazy Jack, an English tale
Author: Vivian French (retold by)
Illustrator: Russell Ayto
Publisher: Candlewick Press; ISBN 1-564-02130-0

Song: Mama Don’t Allow
Artists: Doc & Merle Watson
CD: Remembering Merle

The Rainbow Bridge, a Chumash (Native American) tale
Author: Audrey Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Robert Florczak
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-65475-5

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

The Glass Mountain, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Nonny Hogrogian (retold by)
Illustrator: Nonny Hogrogian
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; ISBN 0-394-86724-6

Musical Bed: Belá Fleck, Perpetual Motion
Song: Ain’t Gonna Work
Artists: King Wilkie (live on Tell Us A Tale)

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