Tell Us A Tale Tunes

27 January 2013

Down on the Farm

Theme: Down on the Farm

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Old McDonald, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Old Bell Cow, New Lost City Ramblers, Old Timey Songs For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Did You Feed My Cow, Sweet Honey in the Rock, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Little Dappled Cow, Texas Gladden, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

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

The Song Of The One-Legged Chicken, Mark & Mike (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

Cluck Old Hen (Trad.)/Old Bell Cow (Trad.), Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

The Old Hen Cackled  and the Rooster Laid the Egg, Mike Seeger (and various nephews), Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

My Little Rooster, Alameda Riddle, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Little Red Rooster, Joe Ayers, Official Bootleg, Tuckahoe

Whoa Mule! Can’t Get The Saddle On, Various Seegers, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Whoa Mule, Mainer Band, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Ol’ Dan Tucker, John Langstaff, Songs For Singing Children, Revels Records

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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, February 2, 2013.

Classic Tales…

Rapunzel, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Paul O. Zelinsky (retold by)
Illustrator: Paul O. Zelinsky
Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books; ISBN 0-525-44265-0

Musical Bed: Belá Fleck, Perpetual Motion

The Glass Mountain, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Nonny Hogrogian (retold by)
Illustrator: Nonny Hogrogian
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; ISBN 0-394-86724-6

Musical Bed: Belá Fleck, Perpetual Motion
Song: Ain’t Gonna Work
Artists: King Wilkie (live on Tell Us A Tale)

Rainbow Bird, an Aboriginal Folktale from Northern Australia
Author: Eric Maddern (retold by)
Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; ISBN 0-316-54314-4

Musical Bed: Stephen Kent, Landings
Music: Free Little Bird (Jan Smith Band live performance)

Dragon Feathers, an Austrian tale from the Ziller Valley
Author: Andrey Dugin (retold by)
Illustrator: Olga Dugina
Publisher: Thomasson-Grant; ISBN 1-565-66047-1

Musical Bed: Ric Louchard, G’morning Johann

Look There Is A Turtle flying, a Polish legend
Author: Janina Domanska (retold by)
Illustrator: Janina Domanska
Publisher: MacMillan; ISBN N/A

Musical Bed: Margot Leverett, The Art of Klezmer Clarinet

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