Tell Us A Tale Tunes

26 June 2011

Theme: Listener Requests

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

You want em, You got em…

Pickle Juice, Deep Fried Pickle Project, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

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

Itsy Bitsy Spider, Little Richard, Every Child Deserves a Lifetime, Shout Factory

Goodbye Old Pal, King Wilkie Live on Tell Us A Tale 2003

Furry Happy Monsters, REM, Songs From the Street: 35 Years of Music, Koch Records

Bear Hunt, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Old Blue, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Pesky Critters, Fred Boyce, Exton Studios

Old Fox, Mike Seeger (LIVE), Animal Folk Songs for Children — and Other People!, Rounder Records

Five Little Ducks, Trout Fishing in America, Mine!, Trout Records

Cat and Mockingbird, Nickeltown Live on Tell Us A Tale 2003

Mr. Froggie Went A-Courting, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

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

I’m My Own Grandpa, Chet Atkins, A Child’s Celebration of Silliest Songs, Music For Little People

New Shoes, Guy Davis, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, 2 July, 2011.

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

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

The Eye of the Needle, a Yupik Eskimo tale
Author: Teri Sloat (retold by)
Illustrator: Teri Sloat
Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books; ISBN 0-525-44623-0

Song: They Said, “Eat the Broccoli”
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

Oyez! Oyez! The Story of the Three Sillies, an English folktale
Author: Sheila Front (adapted by)
Illustrator: Charles Front
Publisher: Addison-Wesley; ISBN 0-201-09188-7

Song: Papa’s on the Housetop
Artists: Tim and Mollie O’Brien

Petrosinella, a Neopolitan Rapunzel
Author: Diane Stanley (retold by)
Illustrator: Diane Stanley
Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers; ISBN 0-803-71712-1

Song: The Lover’s Lament
Artists: Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
CD: The Lovers’ Waltz

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