Tell Us A Tale Tunes

4 August 2013

Silly Face

Theme: Silliness Pevails

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Tyranosaurus Nix, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

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

The Hot Canary, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

I Know an Old Lady, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

My Favorite Kind of Bugs, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Ants In My Pants, Gunnar Madsen, Ants in My Pants, G-Spot (City Hall)

Purple People Eater, Sheb Wooley, A Child’s Celebration of Rock n’ Roll, Music For Little People

On Top of Spaghetti, Little Richard, A Child’s Celebration of Silliest Songs, Music For Little People

Boogers, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No!, Yellow Dog Records

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

Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor, Lonnie Donegan, A Child’s Celebration of Rock n’ Roll, Music For Little People

Arkansas Traveler, Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Not For Kids Only, Acoustic Disc

Baked Beans, Buck Howdy, Giddyup, Prairie Dog Entertainment

Chicken Rhythm, Slim Gaillard, Jazz For Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle, and Shake, Verve

Down On The Farm, Kim Lenz & Her Jaguars, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot Records

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

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

Crazy Dazy, Chris Ligon, The Bottle Let Me Down, Bloodshot 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, 10 August, 2013.

Anansi and the Talking Melon, an African Trickster tale
Author: Eric A. Kimmel (retold by)
Illustrator: Janet Stevens
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-41104-4

Song: My Brother Thinks He’s a Banana
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Old Dogs, New Tricks

Stone Soup, an old story
Storytellers: Peter Jones and Jen Hoffman

Song: Let Us Come In
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Song and Play Time

Big Anthony and the Magic Ring
Author: Tomie de Paola
Illustrator: Tomie de Paola
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-07124-5

Musical Bed: Jeff Vogelgesang, On the Lam

The Mysterious Giant of Barletta: an Italian Folktale
Author: Tomie DePaola (Retold by)
Illustrator: Tomie De Paola
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-30776-1

Song: Bella Notte (Walt Disney’s Lady and the Tramp)

Caps For Sale, a tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business
Author: Esphyr Slobodkina
Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina
Publisher: Harper and Row; ISBN 0-201-09147-X

Song: A Funny Man
Artist: Donovan
CD: Pied Piper

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