Tell Us A Tale Tunes

18 November 2012

Theme: Happy Birthday Barry Louis Polisar/Sailing…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Underwear, Barry Louis Polisar, Teachers’s Favorites, Rainbow Morning Music

Our Dog Bernard, Barry Louis Polisar, Old Dogs, New Tricks, Rainbow Morning Music

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

Dad Says That I Look Like Him, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

Don’t Wake Up The Baby (Or The Baby Will Get You), Barry Louis Polisar, Juggling Babies, Rainbow Morning Music

The “I Eat Kids” Klezmer Polka, Barry Louis Polisar,  Old Enough To Know Better, Rainbow Morning Music

All I Want Is You, Vespers, We’re Not Kidding (A Tribute to Barry Louis Polisar), Rainbow Morning Music

Sam the Whaler, Pete Seeger, Abiyoyo and Other Story Songs for Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Blow Ye Winds In The Morning, Dan Zanes, Sea Music, Festival Five Records

Sail Away Ladies, Nobody’s Darlin’, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

The Banana Boat Song, Taj Mahal, 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, November 24, 2012.

Friends & Family…

The Eye of the Needle, a Yupik Eskimo tale
Author: Teri Sloat (retold by)
Illustrator: Teri Sloat
Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books; ISBN 0-525-44623-0

Song: They Said, “Eat the Broccoli”
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

Stone Soup, an old story
Storytellers: Peter Jones and Jen Hoffman

Song: Let Us Come In
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Song and Play Time

The Three Wishes: an old story
Author: Margot Zemach (retold by)
Illustrator: Margot Zemach
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux; ISBN 0-374-37529-1

Musical Bed: John Bullard, Bach on the Banjo
Song: Simple Gifts
Artist: Jan Smith (live performance)

Heckedy Peg, an English tale
Author: Audrey Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Don Wood
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-33678-8

Song: Marie Laveau
Artists: Nickeltown (live on Tell Us A Tale)

The Sneetches (and other stories)
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80089-3

Song: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
Artist: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
CD: The Best of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

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