Tell Us A Tale Tunes

22 May 2011

Theme: Dusk Til Dawn…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Good Morning To You, The Persuasions, On the Good Ship Lollipop, Music For Little People

Early Sunday Morning, Barry Louis Polisar, Family Trip, Rainbow Morning Music

Morningtown Ride, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

One Cold and Frosty Morning, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Good Morning Blues, Lead Belly, ...Sings For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

It’s a Beautiful Morning, The Rascals, A Child’s Celebration of Soul, Music For Little People

Look! Look! The Sun Woke Up!, Sweet Honey in the Rock, I Got Shoes, Music For Little People

You Are My Sunshine, Elizabeth Mitchell & Daniel Littleton, Sing Along With Putumayo, Putumayo Kids

I Got the Sun in the Morning ( from Annie Get Your Gun), Mary Martin and Company, A Child’s Celebration of Broadway, Music For Little People

The Midnight Train, Dan Zanes, Parades and Panoramas, Festival Five Records

Late Night Radio, Greg Brown, Bathtub Blues, Red House Records

The Lion Sleeps Tonight, Lady Smith Black Mambazo, A Child’s Celebration of Song 2, Music For Little People

Goodnight Little Arlo (Goodnight Little Darlin’), Woody Guthrie, Songs to Grow on for Mother and Child, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Last Night I had the Strangest Dream, Buck Howdy, Pete Seeger – Ageless Kids’ Songs, Prairie Dog Entertainment*

Go To Sleep, Kitty Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Manana Iguana, Bobby McFerrin, Songs for the Car, Universal

Down the Lullabye Trail, Riders in the Sky,  Saddle Pals, Rounder

* Buck has created a new game called RoXzai, which sounds very cool.


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 28 May, 2011.

Listener Requests…

Caps For Sale, a tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business
Author: Esphyr Slobodkina
Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina
Publisher: Harper and Row; ISBN 0-201-09147-X

Song: A Funny Man
Artist: Donovan
CD: Pied Piper

Elephant’s Wrestling Match, an African tale from Cameroon
Author: Judy Sierra (retold by)
Illustrator: Brian Pinkney
Publisher: Dutton; ISBN 0-525-67366-0

Song: The Elephant
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big)

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

Jack and the Beanstalk
Author: John Howe (retold by)
Illustrator: John Howe
Publisher: Little Brown; ISBN 0-316-37579-9

Song: Hey Jack, What’s in the Sack?
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

Strega Nona’s Magic Lessons
Author: Tomie De Paola
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-81785-9

Song: One Day My Best Friend Barbara Turned Into a Frog
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Old Dogs, New Tricks

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