Tell Us A Tale Tunes

26 August 2012

Theme: Over In The Meadow (and a few Louisiana tunes in honor of New Orleans Week)

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Little Black Bull, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Wild Mountain Thyme, Dan Zanes and Friends (Dar Williams), Night Time!, Festival Five Records

Two Little Owls, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Branching Out, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

The Lonely Goatherd (from The Sound of Music), Julie Andrews, A Child’s Celebration of Broadway, Music For Little People

The Three Bears, Gary Rosen, Animal Playground, Putumayo Kids

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

The Battle of New Orleans, Johnny Horton, A Child’s Celebration of Dance Music, Music For Little People

Choo Choo Ch’ Boogie, Clifton Chenier, New Orleans Playground, Putumayo

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

Deux Cocodries, Michael Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie: Louisiana French Music for Children, Rounder Records

Jolie Blonde, Michael Doucet, Le Hoogie Boogie: Louisiana French Music for Children, Rounder Records

Tout Ça C’Est Dur a Croire, Various, Cajun Social Music, Smithsonian Folkways

High Point Two Step, Feufuollet, Live at Merlefest 2006

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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, September 1, 2012.

Listener Favorites…

Strega Nona: an old tale
Author: Tomie dePaola (retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie dePaola
Publisher: Simon and Schuster; ISBN 0-671-66283-X

Musical Bed: Bela Fleck, Perpetual Motion

Song: On Top of Spaghetti
Artist: Jane Baxter Miller
CD: The Bottle Let Me Down

Billy Goats Gruff
Storyteller: Peter Jones (retold by)
Actress: Jen Hoffman

Song: Over in the Meadow
Artist: John McCutcheon
CD: Mail Myself To You

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 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 Rabbit Stole the Fire, a Native American legend
Author: Joanna Troughton
Illustrator: Joanna Troughton
Publisher: Bedrick/Blackie; ISBN 0-872-26040-2

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

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