Tell Us A Tale Tunes

2 June 2013

Down on the Farm

Theme: Down on the Farm…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Old McDonald, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

If I Were a Rich Man, Zero Mostel, Fiddler on the Roof, EMI

Old Grey Mule, Pete Seeger, Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big), Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Whoa Mule, Mainer Band, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Barnyard Dance, Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Little Dog Named Right, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

I’ve Got a Dog, and my Dog’s name is Cat, Barry Louis Polisar, Old Dogs, New Tricks, Rainbow Morning Music

Little Brown Dog, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Chicken Reel, Montana Young, Fiddling Up a Storm, VFH

Cluck Old Hen (Trad.)/Old Bell Cow (Trad.), Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Chicken Road, Gunnar Madsen, Old Mr. Mackle Hackle, G-Spot (City Hall)

My Little Rooster, Alameda Riddle, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

The Song Of The One-Legged Chicken, Mark & Mike (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

The Old Hen Cackled And The Rooster Laid The Egg. Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

My Old Hen’s A Good Old Hen, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

The Old Cow Died, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Black Sheep, Black Sheep, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

The Darby Ram, Pete Seeger, Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big), Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Ol’ Dan Tucker, John Langstaff, Songs For Singing Children, Revels Records

Old Sow Took the Measles, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Four Wet Pigs, Greg Brown, Bathtub Blues, Red House Records

Three Foolish Piglets, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Pig in a Pen, Jan Smith, Jeff Vogelgesang, Tom Proutt and Fred Boyce, Live on Tell Us A Tale

Old Bell Cow, New Lost City Ramblers, Old Timey Songs For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Did You Feed My Cow, Sweet Honey in the Rock, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Little Dappled Cow, Texas Gladden, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

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To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 8 June, 2013.

Bird Tales…

Hansel and Gretel, a Brothers Grimm tale
Storyteller: Peter Jones (retold by)
Actress: Jen Hoffman
Whistler: Browning Porter

Medley: Ding Dong, the Witch is Dead/If I Only Had a Brain
Artists: Nickeltown (live on Tell Us A Tale)

Rainbow Bird, an Aboriginal Folktale from Northern Australia
Author: Eric Maddern (retold by)
Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; ISBN 0-316-54314-4

Musical Bed: Stephen Kent, Landings
Music: Free Little Bird (Jan Smith Band live performance)

Dragon Feathers, an Austrian tale from the Ziller Valley
Author: Andrey Dugin (retold by)
Illustrator: Olga Dugina
Publisher: Thomasson-Grant; ISBN 1-565-66047-1

Musical Bed: Ric Louchard, G’morning Johann

Dinorella, a Prehistoric Fairy Tale
Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards
Illustrator: Henry Cole
Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children; ISBN 0-786-80309-6

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

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