Tell Us A Tale Tunes

20 October 2013

Listener Favorites

Theme: Listener Requests

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Firefly, Hot Buttered Rum, Deep Fried Pickle Project, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

Boll Weevil, Dave Moore, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House

Bucky the Bucking Bronco, Gene Autry, That’s What Little Boys Are Made Of, Music For Little People

Hey You, Get off of My Cow (Bonus Track), Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

How To Talk To A Little Baby Goat, Jon Byrd (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

Polly Wolly Doodle, Leon Redbone, Folk Playground, Putumayo Kids

Dinosaurus, Nickeltown LIVE on Tell Us A Tale, April 2004

No Particular Place To Go, Chuck Berry, Dance Music, Music For Little People

Two Little Men in a Flying Saucer, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

We’re Going UFOing, Jimmy Durante, Hey Mr. Spaceman, Music For Little People

They All Asked For You, Buckwheat Zydeco, Choo Choo Boogaloo, Music For Little People

P’tit Galop Pour Mamou, Michael Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie: Louisiana French Music for Children, Rounder Records

Purple People Eater, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

New River Train, Cathy & Marcy with guest Christylez Bacon, Banjo Beat Box, Community Music, Inc.

Monkey and the Engineer, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 26 October, 2013.

Grimm Sky Tales…

The Bremen Town Musicians, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Janet Stevens (retold by)
Illustrator: Janet Stevens
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40939-2

Song: Side By Side
Artist: Maria Muldaur
CD: On the Sunny Side

The Three Little Pigs: a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: James Marshall (retold by)
Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-803-70591-3

Song: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf
Artist: Peter Broggs CD: Reggae For Kids, Movie Classics

How the Stars Fell Into the Sky, a Navajo legend
Author: Jerrie Oughton (retold by)
Illustrator: Lisa Desimini
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-58798-0

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

The Rabbi and the Twenty-Nine Witches, a talmudic legend
Author: Marilyn Hirsh (retold by)
Illustrator: Marilyn Hirsh
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40270-3

Song: Our Next-Door Neighbor, The Moon
Artist: Tom Chapin
CD: In My Hometown

The Star Maiden, an Ojibway tale
Author: Barbara Juster Esbensen (retold by)
Illustrator: Helen K. Davie
Publisher: Little, Brown; ISBN 0-316-24951-3

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

Song: Meteors (The Perseid)
Artist: John McCutcheon
CD: Summersongs

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