Tell Us A Tale Tunes

17 July 2011

Theme: Popular Children’s Tunes

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

Would You Like To Swing on a Star?, Maria Muldaur, On the Sunny Side, Music For Little People

Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, Buck Howdy and BB, LIVE on Tell Us A Tale

Singin’ In The Rain, Maria Muldaur, Swingin’ in the Rain, Music For Little People

You Are My Sunshine, Elizabeth Mitchell & Daniel Littleton, Sing Along With Putumayo, Putumayo Kids

Over The Rainbow, Judy Garland, A Child’s Celebration of Song, Music For Little People

John Henry, Lead Belly, ...Sings For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Froggy Went A-Courtin’, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale

Bein’ Green, Kermit the Frog, Songs From the Street: 35 Years of Music, Koch Records

Rubber Duckie, Kelly Hogan, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

Row Row Your Boat, Dr. John, New Orleans Playground, Putumayo

Freight Train, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Not For Kids Only, Acoustic Disc

The Bare Necessities, Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman, Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book, Walt Disney Records

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, Julie Andrews, Mary Poppins: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack, Walt Disney Records

On the Good Ship Lollipop, The Persuasions, On the Good Ship Lollipop, 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, 23 July, 2011.

Classic Stories From The Last Millennium…

And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-84494-7

Song: Whale of a Tale (Walt Disney’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea)
Singer: Kirk Douglas

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Author: Judith Viorst
Illustrator: Ray Cruz
Publisher: Atheneum; ISBN 0-689-30072-7

Song: Things Will Look Better in the Morning
Artist: Bill Harley
CD: I’ve Got a Pea on My Plate

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

The Cat in the Hat
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80001-X

Song (Film): That Darn Cat (Walt Disney’s That Darn Cat)
Artist: Bobby Troup

Tacky the Penguin
Author: Helen Lester
Illustrator: Lynn Munsinger
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-45536-7

Song: What’s the Matter With You
Artist: Bill Harley
CD: Monsters in the Bathroom

Wind Says Good Night
Author: Katy Rydell
Adapted from: David Jorgensen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-60474-5

Song: Hush
Artists: Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer
CD: Pillowfull of Wishes

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