Tell Us A Tale Tunes

19 May 2013

Careful Where You Step

Theme: Critters

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Deux Cocodries, Michael/Beausoleil Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie – Louisiana French Music For Children, Rounder

Crocodile Song, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children (CD Two), Rounder

Alligator Stomp, Anna Moo, Nappa Presents: Classic Animal Songs, Shout Factory

Alligator, Hedgehog, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Fox, Mike Seeger Live at the Prism, 1996

The Mysterious Fox of Fox Hollow, Eric Brace & Last Train Home (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

The Grey Goose, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Three Crows, Tom Glazer, …Sings Honk-Hiss-Tweet-GGGGGGGGGG and Other Children’s Favorites, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Rockin Robin, Bobby Day, A Child’s Celebration of Rock n’ Roll, Music For Little People

When the Red Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbing Along,  Carmen McRae, Jazz For Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake, Verve

Night Owl, Dan Zanes and Aimee Mann, Night Time!, Festival Five Records

Five Little Ducks, Trout Fishing in America, Mine!, Trout Records

The Ugly Duckling, Danny Kaye, A Child’s Celebration of Song, Music For Little People

Snake Baked a Hoecake, Kim & Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Man Gave Names to All the Animals, Tim O’Brien, Sing Along With Putumayo, Putumayo Kids

Froggie Went A-Courtin’,  Spider John Koerner, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House

Froggy Went A Courtin’, Cathy & Marcy with guest Christylez Bacon, Banjo Beat Box, Community Music, Inc.


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 25 May, 2013.

Bird Tales…

Jorinda and Joringel
Author: Brothers Grimm
Illustrator: Bernadette
Publisher: World Publishing Co.; ISBN N/A

Musical Bed: J.S. Bach’s Aria for Goldberg Variations BWV988
Artist: Ric Louchard
CD: G’morning Johann

Song: The Spirit of Love
Artist: Molly Andrews
CD: Blue Morning Glory

The Story of Jumping Mouse, a Native American legend
Author: John Steptoe (retold by)
Illustrator: John Steptoe
Publisher: Lothrop Lee & Shepard; ISBN 0-688-01902-1

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

How the Ostrich Got a Long Neck, a Kenyan tale
Author: Verna Aardema (retold by)
Illustrator: Marcia Brown
Publisher: Scholastic; ISBN 0-590-48367-6

Song: Trust In Me (The Python’s Song)
CD: Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book

Coyote: a trickster tale from the American Southwest
Author: Gerald McDermott
Illustrator: Gerald McDermott
Publisher: Harcourt; ISBN 0-152-00811-X

Song: Shake It Off
Artists: Buck Howdy and BB
CD: Chickens

Horton Hatches the Egg
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-90077-4

Song: Elephant Taffic Jam
Artist: Gunnar Madsen
CD: Old Mr. Mackle Hackle

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