Tell Us A Tale Tunes

13 January 2013

Baton Rouge, LA  Woodpecker

Theme: Birds of a Feather

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Snowbird, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale 2003

The Littlest Birds, Be Good Tanyas, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids

Little Chickadee, Chenille Sisters, Teaching Hippopotami To Fly, Can-Too Records

Poor Little Turtle Dove, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Fly Down Little Bird, Appleseed Recordings

Fly Through My Window, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Three Crows, Tom Glazer, …Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children’s Favorites, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Blackbird, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale, 2004

Red Bird, Lead Belly, ...Sings For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Hot Canary, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Five Little Ducks, Trout Fishing in America, Mine!, Trout Records

The Ugly Duckling, Danny Kaye, A Child’s Celebration of Song, Music For Little People


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, January 19, 2013.

Classic 20th Century Stories…

The Story of Ferdinand
Author: Munro Leaf
Illustrator: Robert Lawson
Publisher: Viking; ISBN 0-670-67424-9

Song: Simple Gifts
Artist: Jan Smith (live on Tell Us A Tale)

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

Where the Wild Things Are
Author: Maurice Sendak
Illustrator: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Harper Collins; ISBN 0-060-25492-0

Song/Album: Wild Thing
Artists: Sugar Beats

Caps For Sale, a tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business
Author: Esphyr Slobodkina
Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina
Publisher: Harper and Row; ISBN 0-201-09147-X

Song: A Funny Man
Artist: Donovan
CD: Pied Piper

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

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