Tell Us A Tale Tunes

3 February 2013

2012 Adventures

Theme: Catch That Train…

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

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

Train Time, Forrest City Joe, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Freight Train Blues, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Monkey and the Engineer, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

Wabash Cannonball, Dan Zanes and Bob Weir, House Party, Festival Five Records

The Little Black Train, Mike & Peggy Seeger, American Folksongs For Children, Rounder Records

Little Red Caboose, Buckwheat Zydeco, Choo Choo Boogaloo, Music For Little People

The Little Engine That Could, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Old 97, Buck Howdy, Pete Seeger – Ageless Kids’ Songs, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Rock Island Line, Lead Belly, ...Sings For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Midnight Train, Dan Zanes, Parades and Panoramas, Festival Five Records

New River Train, Cathy & Marcy with guest Christylez Bacon, Banjo Beat Box, Community Music, Inc.

I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, Pete Seeger, Song and Playtime, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Train Time, Forrest City Joe, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Railroad Bill, Hobart Smith, Classic Folk Music, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Orange Blossom Special, The Stonemans, 20 Bluegrass Originals – Instrumentals (Various), Gusto 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 16, 2013.

Listener Favorites…

The Little Girl and the Big Bear, a Slavic tale
Author: Joanna Galdone
Illustrator: Paul Galdone
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-29029-5

Musical Bed: W.A. Mozart’s Andante Grazioso (from Sonata in A Major, K. 331)
Artist: Ric Louchard
CD: G’morning Johann

Song: Ole Slewfoot
Artists: Jan Smith & Tom Proutt (Live on Tell Us A Tale)

Rabbit and the Moon, a Cree legend
Author: Douglas Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Leslie Baker
Publisher: Simon & Schuster for Young Readers; ISBN 0-689-80769-4

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

Oniroku, a Japanese tale from the collection, Can You Guess My Name?
Author: Judy Sierra (retold by)
Illustrator: Stefano Vitale
Publisher: Clarion Books; ISBN 0-618-13328-3

Musical Bed: Shakuhachi Flute
Artist: Kohachiro Miyata

The Funny Little Woman, a Japanese legend
Author: Arlene Mosel (retold by)
Illustrator: Blair Lent
Publisher: Dutton; ISBN 0-525-30265-4

Musical Bed: Shakuhachi Flute
Artist: Kohachiro Miyata

Song: Ha, Ha, This A-Way
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Song and Play Time

The Bremen Town Musicians, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Janet Stevens (retold by)
Illustrator: Janet Stevens
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40939-2

Song: Side By Side
Artist: Maria Muldaur
CD: On the Sunny Side

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