Tell Us A Tale Tunes

15 January 2012

Theme: Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr & Personal Favorites…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

One Little Step Towards Freedom, Various, Bill Harley Presents I’m Gonna Let It Shine, Round River

Swing Low Sweet Chariot, The Persuasions, On the Good Ship Lollipop, Music For Little People

Freedom Train, Sweet Honey in the Rock, I Got Shoes, Music For Little People

This Little Light, Various, Bill Harley Presents I’m Gonna Let It Shine, Round River

Freedom Now, Sweet Honey in the Rock, I Got Shoes, Music For Little People

Grandfather’s Clock, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale 2004

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

The Foolish Frog, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Going Ape, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

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

Branching Out, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Bob and Bob, Trout Fishing in America, My Best Day, Trout Records

Yes! We Have No Bananas, Louis Prima, Jazz For Kids, Verve

Who Stole the Hot Sauce, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

They All Asked For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Everybody Loves My Baby, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No!, Yellow Dog Records

The Flu, John McCutcheon, Wintersongs, 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, 21 January, 2012.

Winter Tales…

The Month-Brothers, a Slavic tale
Author: Samuel Marshak, trans. Thomas P. Whitney (retold by)
Illustrator: Diane Stanley
Publisher: William Morrow; ISBN 0-688-01509-3

Musical Bed: Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Major
Artist: John Bullard
CD: Bach on the Banjo

The Mitten, an old Ukrainian folktale
Author: Alvin Tresselt (retold by)
Illustrator: Yaroslova
Publisher: William Morrow; ISBN 0-688-41053-7

Musical Bed: Bach’s Three Part Invention #10
Artist: Bela Fleck
CD: Perpetual Motion

The Day Sun Was Stolen, a Haida tale
Author: Jamie Oliviero (retold by)
Illustrator: Sharon Hitchcock
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children; ISBN 0-786-80031-3

Musical Bed: Burning in the Sky
CD: Spirits in the Wind

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

How Rabbit Stole the Fire, a Native American legend
Author: Joanna Troughton
Illustrator: Joanna Troughton
Publisher: Bedrick/Blackie; ISBN 0-872-26040-2

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

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