Tell Us A Tale Tunes

20 April 2014

Silly Face

Theme: Peter’s Picks

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Three Men Went A Hunting, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Not For Kids Only, Acoustic Disc

The Crawdad Song, Doc Watson, …Sings Songs For Little Pickers, Sugarhill

Purple People Eater, Sheb Wooley, A Child’s Celebration of Rock n’ Roll, Music For Little People

Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor, Lonnie Donegan, A Child’s Celebration of Rock n’ Roll, Music For Little People

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

They All Ask’d For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

The Bare Necessities, Phil Harris and Bruce Reitherman, Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book, Walt Disney Records

Train Song Medley, The Persuasions, On the Good Ship Lollipop, Music For Little People

Little Red Caboose, Sweet Honey In the Rock, All For Freedom, Music For Little People

Choo Choo Boogaloo, Buckwheat Zydeco, Choo Choo Boogaloo, Music For Little People

Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie, Clifton Chenier, New Orleans Playground, Putumayo

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

The Lonely Goatherd (from The Sound of Music), Julie Andrews, A Child’s Celebration of Broadway, Music For Little People

Let’s All Sing A Yodeling Song, Riders in the Sky, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

They All Ask’d For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Everybody Loves My Baby, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No, Yellow Dog Records

I Never Harmed an Onion Rowlf the Dog, Ol’ Brown Ears is Back, Jim Henson

Thumbellina, Danny Kaye, A Child’s Celebration of Song 2, Music For Little People

Nella Vecchia Fattoria, Quartetto Cetra, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids

Johnny Peut Pas Danser, Michael/Beausoleil Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie – Louisiana French Music For Children, Rounder

Little Red Riding Hood, Freakwater, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

Jolie Blonde, Michael/Beausoleil Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie – Louisiana French Music For Children, Rounder

Who Stole the Hot Sauce, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

I’m My Own Grandpa, Chet Atkins, A Child’s Celebration of Silliest Songs, Music For Little People

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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, 3 May, 2014.

Passover Inspired Tales…

Something From Nothing, an old Yiddish Tale
Author: Phoebe Gilman (Retold by)
Illustrator: Phoebe Gilman
Publisher: Scholastic; ISBN 0-590-47280-1

Song: Coat of Many Colors
Artist: Maria Muldaur
CD: On the Sunny Side

Feathers, a legend of Chelm
Author: Ruth Gordon (retold by)
Illustrator: Lydia Dabcovich
Publisher: Macmillan; ISBN 0-027-36511-5

Song: Splish Splash
Artist: Bobby Darin

Things Could Be Worse, an old Yiddish tale
Storyteller: Peter Jones (adapted by)
Actress: Jen Hoffman

Song: Papa’s on the Housetop
Artists: Tim and Mollie O’Brien

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

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

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