Tell Us A Tale Tunes

25 August 2013

Listener Favorites

Theme: New School Year

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Intercom Morning Announcements, Bill Harley, Lunchroom Tales: A Natural History of the Cafetorium, Round River Records

You Only Love Me For My Lunchbox, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No, Yellow Dog Records

Why I Pack My Lunch, Trout Fishing in America, It’s a Puzzle, Trout Records

The Cowboy’s ABC, Riders in the Sky,  Saddle Pals, Rounder

Animal Alphabet Song, Smithsonian Folkways Children’s Collection, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

C is For Cookie, Cookie Monster, Songs From the Street: 35 Years of Music, Koch Records

The Poetry Lesson, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

Kindergarten Wall, John McCutcheon, Mail Myself To You, John McCutcheon, Rounder

Three is a Magic Number, Bob Dorough, Songs for the Car, Universal

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, Woody Guthrie, Songs to Grow on for Mother and Child, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

If You Have a Child Who Complains All the Time, Barry Louis Polisar,  Old Enough To Know Better, Rainbow Morning Music

I Don’t Wanna Go To School, Barry Louis Polisar, Teachers’s Favorites, Rainbow Morning Music

Late For School Blues, Rita Coolidge, Big Blues, Music For Little People

My Name is Cheech the School Bus Driver, Cheech Marin, A Child’s Celebration of Silliest Songs, Music For Little People


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 31 August, 2013.

Rise and Shine…

The Frog Principal
Author: Stephanie Calmenson
Illustrator: Denise Brunkus
Publisher: Scholastic Press; ISBN 0-590-37070-7

Song: Bein’ Green
Artist: Rowlf the Dog
CD: Ol’ Brown Ears Is Back

The Toll-Bridge Troll
Author: Patricia Rae Wolff
Illustrator: Kimberly Bulcken Root
Publisher: Harcourt Brace; ISBN 0-152-77665-6

Song: The Riddle
Artist: Burl Ives

Stephanie’s Ponytail
Author: Robert Munsch
Illustrator: Michael Martchenko
Publisher: Annick Press; ISBN 1-550-37485-0

Song: I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
CD: Walt Disney’s Jungle Book

Miss Nelson Is Missing
Author: Harry Allard
Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-25296-2

Song: I’ve Got a Teacher, She’s So Mean
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Teacher’s Favorites

Author: Erik Kraft
Illustrator: Denise Brunkus
Publisher: Bridgewater Books; ISBN 0-8167-4544-7

Song: Why I Pack My Lunch
Artists: Trout Fishing In America
CD: It’s a Puzzle

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