Tell Us A Tale Tunes

23 June 2013

Listener Requests

Theme: Listener Requests

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Don’t Stick Your Finger Up Your Nose, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

Boogers, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No!, Yellow Dog Records

Funky Butt, Devil in a Woodpile, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

Chicken Lips and Lizard Hips, Bruce Springsteen, Every Child Deserves a Lifetime, Shout Factory

Me and My Arrow, Harry Nilsson, A Child’s Celebration of Song 2, Music For Little People

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

Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

Clementine, Riders in the Sky,  Saddle Pals, Rounder

Don’t Shake Hands With a One-Eyed Pirate, Gunnar Madsen, Ants in My Pants, G-Spot (City Hall)

I’m a Singin’ Pirate, Captain Bogg and Salty, That’s What Little Boys Are Made Of, Music For Little People

Drunken Sailor/Fiddle Tunes, Paul Kelly & Richard Durrant, Oliver Unleashed on British Isles, Walking Oliver

Yo, Ho (A Pirate’s Life For Me), Music of Disney: Legacy in Song, Walt Disney

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

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

The “I Eat Kids” Klezmer Polka, Barry Louis Polisar,  Old Enough To Know Better, Rainbow Morning Music

Bushel and a Peck, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Doop-Doo-De-Doop (A Doodlin’ Song), Blossom Dearie, Jazz For Kids, Verve

Knock Knock, Spike Jones, The Very Worst of Spike Jones, Nimbus Records


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 29 June, 2013.

Cinder Edna
Author: Ellen Jackson
Illustrator: Kevin O’Malley
Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard; ISBN 0-688-12322-8

Song: Just the Way You Are
Artist: Billy Joel and Oscar the Grouch
CD: Songs From the Street (Sesame Street)

The Sneetches (and other stories)
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80089-3

Song: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
Artist: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
CD: The Best of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

Where the Wild Things Are
Author: Maurice Sendak
Illustrator: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: Harper Collins; ISBN 0-060-25492-0

Song/Album: Wild Thing
Artists: Sugar Beats

Bartholomew and the Oobleck
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-90075-8

Song: Meteors/The Perseid
Artist: John McCutcheon
CD: Summersongs

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