Tell Us A Tale Tunes

18 March 2012

Theme: New, Young & Old

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Young Robin, Greg Brown, Bathtub Blues, Red House Records

Marvin Doesn’t Like The New Baby, Barry Louis Polisar, A Little Different, Rainbow Morning Music

Ole Lonesome George The Basset, Tommy Cash (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

Old Dog Trey, Rowlf the Dog, Ol’ Brown Ears is Back, Jim Henson

Old Yeller, Music of Disney: Legacy in Song, Walt Disney

Johnson’s Old Gray Mule, Mainer Band, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Old Paint, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Old Chisholm Trail, Riders in the Sky, Saddle Pals, Rounder

Old Grey Bonnet, The Nields, Rock All Day, Rock All Night, Mercy House

The Old Fiddler and His Cow, Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Old Joe Clark, Dan Zanes and Father Goose, House Party, Festival Five Records

New River Train, Pete Seeger, American Folk, Game and Activity Songs, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

New Shoes, Guy Davis, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House

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

Old Molly Hare, Mike & Peggy Seeger, American Folksongs For Children, Rounder Records

Old Fox, Mike Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children (CD Two), Rounder

This Old Man, Bob Dylan, Every Child Deserves a Lifetime, Shout Factory


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 24 March, 2012.


Make Way For Ducklings
Author: Robert McCloskey
Illustrator: Robert McCloskey
Publisher: Viking; ISBN 0-140-56434-9

Song: I Speak Duck
Artist: Rick Scott
CD: Making Faces

The Little Girl and the Big Bear, a Slavic tale
Author: Joanna Galdone
Illustrator: Paul Galdone
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-29029-5

Musical Bed: W.A. Mozart’s Andante Grazioso (from Sonata in A Major, K. 331)
Artist: Ric Louchard
CD: G’morning Johann

Song: Ole Slewfoot
Artists: Jan Smith & Tom Proutt (Live on Tell Us A Tale)

Beardream, a Ute tale
Author: Will Hobbs (adapted by)
Illustrator: Jill Kastner
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-689-31973-8

Musical Bed (CD): R. Carlos Nakai (Desert Dance)

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes, a Native American tale
Author: Joseph Bruchac and James Bruchac (retold by)
Illustrator: Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-803-72404-7

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Dessert Dance
Song: Man Gave Names to All the Animals
Artist: Tim O’Brien
CD: Putumayo Kids Presents Sing Along with Putumayo

The First Strawberries, a Cherokee tale
Author: Joseph Bruchac (retold by)
Illustrator: Anna Vojtech
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-803-71331-2

Musical Bed (CD): R. Carlos Nakai (Desert Dance)

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