Tell Us A Tale Tunes

19 December 2010

Theme: Christmas

We celebrated Christmas this week, and played almost only live tunes.  You can listen to the stories and live tunes in streaming RealAudio®.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80079-6

Instrumental: Joy to the World (trad.)
Artists: Morwenna Lasko and Jay Pun

How Murray Saved Christmas
Author: Mike Reiss
Illustrator: David Catrow
Publisher: Price Stern Sloan; ISBN 0-843-17610-5

Song: God Rest Ye, Jerry Mendelbaum
Artists: Jewish Wedding Band
Album: A Child’s Hanukah/Label: Music For Little People

Three French Hens
Author: Margie Palatini
Illustrator: Richard Egielski
Publisher: Hyperion; ISBN 0-786-85167-8

Song: The First Noël (trad.)
Artists: Jan Smith and Jeff Vogelgesang

Cajun Night Before Christmas
Author: Trosclair (edited by Howard Jacobs)
Illustrator: James Rice
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company; ISBN 978-0-88289-940-4

Music Bed: Midnight Special
Artists: Allie Young, Hector Dubon, Bessyl Dubon
CD: Cajun Social Music (Various)/Label: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Song: Christmas Bayou
Artists: Beausoleil
CD: Alligator Stomp, Vol. 4 Cajun Christmas (Various)/Label: Rhino/Wea

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Author: Robert L. May
Illustrator: Diana Magnuson
Publisher: Follett; ISBN 0-695-81471-0

Song: Let It Snow (trad.)
Artists: Jan Smith and Jeff Vogelgesang

The Night Before Christmas
Author: Clement C. Moore

Song: Silver Bells (trad.)
Artists: Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Gerald Soriano

Other Artists Played

Rick Olivarez Trio

Matty Metcalfe & Crewe d’Bayou

John D’earth and Dawn Thompson

[Show 44 of 2010]

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