Tell Us A Tale Tunes

3 June 2012

Theme: Name Game

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

John Henry, Doc Watson, …Sings Songs For Little Pickers, Sugarhill

Sally Goodin, Doc Watson, …Sings Songs For Little Pickers, Sugarhill

Jennie Jenkins, New Lost City Ramblers, Old Timey Songs For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Barefoot Nellie, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo Mc’Coury, McCoury Music

Old Jimmy Sutton, Jonny and the Jambusters, It Takes One To Know One, Jon Lohman

Jimmy Sutton, Spence Moore & Roy Birns, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

A Horse Named Bill, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Not For Kids Only, Acoustic Disc

Godfrey, Robbie Fulks, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

Ole Lonesome George The Basset, Tommy Cash (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

Thumbellina, Danny Kaye, A Child’s Celebration of Song 2, Music For Little People

Polly Wolly Doodle, Leon Redbone, Folk Playground, Putumayo Kids

Railroad Bill, Taj Majal, Shake Sugaree, Music For Little People

Julie Ann Johnson, Lead Belly, ...Sings For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Run Molly Run, Sweet Honey in the Rock, I Got Shoes, Music For Little People

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

Lydia, the Tattooed Lady, Rowlf the Dog, Ol’ Brown Ears is Back, Jim Henson

Pecos Bill, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Clementine, Riders in the Sky,  Saddle Pals, Rounder


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, June 9, 2012.

End of the School Year…

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

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

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Author: Judith Viorst
Illustrator: Ray Cruz
Publisher: Atheneum; ISBN 0-689-30072-7

Song: Things Will Look Better in the Morning
Artist: Bill Harley
CD: I’ve Got a Pea on My Plate

Strega Nona’s Magic Lessons
Author: Tomie De Paola
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-81785-9

Song: One Day My Best Friend Barbara Turned Into a Frog
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Old Dogs, New Tricks

Too Many Daves (from The Sneetches and Other Stories) – On-Line Only
Author: Dr. Seuss
Illustrator: Dr. Seuss
Publisher: Random House; ISBN 0-394-80089-3

Tune: Bob and Bob
Artists: Trout Fishing in America
CD: My Best Day

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