Tell Us A Tale Tunes

4 November 2012

Theme: The Stray Birds & Listener Requests

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

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

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

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

Drunken Sailor/Fiddle Tunes, Paul Kelly & Richard Durrant, Oliver Unleashed on British Isles, Walking Oliver

Dinosaurus, Nickeltown LIVE on Tell Us A Tale, April 2003

William Tell Overture, Spike Jones, The Very Worst of Spike Jones, Nimbus Records


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, November 10, 2012.

Listener Requests…

Boots and the Glass Mountain, a Norwegian tale
Author: Claire Martin (retold by)
Illustrator: Gennady Spirin
Publisher: Dial Books; ISBN 0-803-71110-7

Musical Bed: John Bullard, Bach on the Banjo

The Frog Prince, a Brothers Grimm tale
Author: Edith Tarcov (retold by)
Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Four Winds Press/Scholastic; ISBN 0-785-71145-7 (Scholastic)

Song: Froggy Went A-Courtin (trad.)
Artist & CD: Doc Watson Sings Songs for Little Pickers

The Big Toe
Storyteller: Bill Wellington
CD: Radio Woof Presents Forbidden Forest; Label: Well-In-Tune

Song: Monsters & Giants Artist: Greg Brown
CD: Bathtub Blues

The Story of Jumping Mouse, a Native American legend
Author: John Steptoe (retold by)
Illustrator: John Steptoe
Publisher: Lothrop Lee & Shepard; ISBN 0-688-01902-1

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

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