Tell Us A Tale Tunes

21 August 2011

The Get Down Boys Live on Tell Us A Tale

When a talented, young bluegrass band out of California calls to ask if they can play live on Tell Us A Tale, we don’t need to be asked twice!  Below is one of the five videos from their visit.  Visit the WTJU Folk Blog to see the others.

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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, 27 August, 2011.

German Tales with a dash of Bill Wellington…

Rumpelstiltskin, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Paul O. Zelinsky (retold by)
Illustrator: Paul O. Zelinsky
Publisher: Dutton; ISBN 0-525-44265-0

Musical Bed: John Bullard, Bach on the Banjo

The Glass Mountain, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Nonny Hogrogian (retold by)
Illustrator: Nonny Hogrogian
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; ISBN 0-394-86724-6

Musical Bed: Belá Fleck, Perpetual Motion
Song: Ain’t Gonna Work
Artists: King Wilkie (live on Tell Us A Tale)

The Magic Fiddle, an old tale
Storyteller/Musician: Bill Wellington (live on Tell Us A Tale)
Tune: The Boatman (trad.) performed by Bill Wellington

The Big Toe
Storyteller: Bill Wellington
CD: Radio Woof Presents Forbidden Forest; Label: Well-In-Tune

Song: Monsters & Giants Artist: Greg Brown
CD: Bathtub Blues

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