Tell Us A Tale Tunes

5 January 2014

Old, & New

Theme: Old n’ New

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Windy Old Weather, Dan Zanes, Sea Music, Festival Five Records

The Old Fiddler and His Cow, Kim and Jimbo Cary, Animal Friends, Green Hills Music

Goodbye Old Pal, King Wilkie LIVE on Tell Us A Tale, May 2003

Old Boastun Was Dead, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

The Old Chisholm Trail, Riders in the Sky, Saddle Pals, Rounder

The Old Cow Died, Mike and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children, Rounder

Old Joe Clark, Mountain Ramblers, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Old Tommy Nobbler, David Jones and Bill Shute, Widdecombe Fair, Festival Five Records

This Old Man, Little Mo Mc’Coury, Little Mo’ McCoury, McCoury Music

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

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

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

That Old Black Magic, Spike Jones, The Very Worst of Spike Jones, Nimbus Records

New Shoes, Guy Davis, Kids, Cars and Campfires, Red House


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, January 11, 2013.

Northern European Tales…

The Month-Brothers, a Slavic tale
Author: Samuel Marshak, trans. Thomas P. Whitney (retold by)
Illustrator: Diane Stanley
Publisher: William Morrow; ISBN 0-688-01509-3

Musical Bed: Vivaldi’s Concerto in D Major
Artist: John Bullard
Bach on the Banjo

The Mitten, an old Ukrainian folktale
Author: Alvin Tresselt (retold by)
Illustrator: Yaroslova
Publisher: William Morrow; ISBN 0-688-41053-7

Musical Bed: Bach’s Three Part Invention #10
Artist: Bela Fleck
Album: Perpetual Motion

Titeliture, a Swedish 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: Adagio, Concierto de Aruenjez
Artist: J. Rodrigo

Tune: Pretty Fair Maid in the Garden
Artist: Tim O’Brien
CD: Fiddler’s Green

Elinda Who Danced in the Sky, an Estonian folktale
Author: Lynn Moroney (retold by)
Illustrator: Veg Reisberg
Publisher: Children’s Press; ISBN 0-892-39066-2

Musical Bed: Belá Fleck, Perpetual Motion

Song: Aurora
Artist: John McCutcheon
CD: Wintersongs

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