Tell Us A Tale Tunes

4 May 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Theme: Dear Old Mom

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Old Mother Hubbard, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

Mother Goose Songs, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

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

Your Momma Don’t Care, Jan Smith, Tom Proutt, Jeff Vogelgesang and Gerald Soriano LIVE on Tell Us A Tale

My Mother Ran Away Today, Barry Louis Polisar, Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls, Rainbow Morning Music

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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 May, 2013.

Mother’s Day Tales (Good & Bad)…

Heckedy Peg, an English tale
Author: Audrey Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Don Wood
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-33678-8

Song: Marie Laveau
Artists: Nickeltown (live on Tell Us A Tale)

Lazy Jack, an English tale
Author: Vivian French (retold by)
Illustrator: Russell Ayto
Publisher: Candlewick Press; ISBN 1-564-02130-0

Song: Mama Don’t Allow
Artists: Doc & Merle Watson
CD: Remembering Merle

The Rainbow Bridge, a Chumash (Native American) tale
Author: Audrey Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Robert Florczak
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; ISBN 0-152-65475-5

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

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)

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