Tell Us A Tale Tunes

13 March 2011

Theme: Listener Requests

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Nella Vecchia Fattoria, Quartetto Cetra, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids

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

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

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

Let’s All Sing a Yodeling Song, Riders in the Sky, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Wild Mountain Thyme, Dan Zanes and Friends (Dar Williams), Night Time!, Festival Five Records

The Muffin Man, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

My Brother Threw Up on My Stuffed Toy Bunny, Barry Louis Polisar, Family Trip, Rainbow Morning Music

Bucky the Bucking Bronco, Gene Autry, That’s What Little Boys Are Made Of, Music For Little People

Loch Lomond, Dan Zanes and Natalie Merchant, Catch That Train, Festival Five Records

Man Gave Names to All the Animals, Tim O’Brien, Sing Along With Putumayo, Putumayo Kids

If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Also Played

Highland, Blue Ridge Irish Music School Traditional Ensemble, Live on Tell Us A Tale 11/2005

Slip Jigs, Blue Ridge Irish Music School Traditional Ensemble, Live on Tell Us A Tale 11/2005

To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 19 March, 2011.

The Man Who Kept House, a Norwegian tale
Author: Kathleen and Michael Hague (retold by)
Illustrator: Michael Hague
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-51698-0

Song: Respect
Artist: Aretha Franklin

Jamie O’Rourke and the Big Potato, an Irish tale
Author: Tomie De Paola (retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Putnam; ISBN 0-399-22257-X

Song: The Leprechaun
Artist: Larry Kirwan
CD: Keltic Kids

Clever Tom and the Leprechaun
Author: Linda Shute (retold by)
Illustrator: Linda Shute
Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard; ISBN 0-688-07488-X

Song (Soundtrack): Fortuosity (Walt Disney’s The Happiest Millionaire)
Artist: Tommy Steele

The Miller, His Son and Their Donkey
Author: Aesop
Illustrator: Eugen Sopko
Publisher: North-South Books; ISBN 0-030-05733-7

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

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)

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