Tell Us A Tale Tunes

8 April 2012

Theme: Ellis Paul LIVE & Several Variations of Mister Rabbit

Folk singer Ellis Paul stopped by to talk and play a few tunes this Easter Sunday.

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Road Trip, Ellis Paul, The Dragonfly Races, Black Wolf

Woody Guthrie, Working Man, Ellis Paul, The Hero In You, Black Wolf

Mister Rabbit, Pete Seeger, Birds Beasts Bugs and Fishes, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Mister Rabbit, Mike & Peggy Seeger, (Neil Seeger vocals), Animal Folk Songs For Children (CD ONE), Rounder

Mr. Rabbit, Elizabeth Mitchell, Sunny Day, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Mister Rabbit, Burl Ives, … Sings Little White Duck, Columbia

Mister Rabbit, Sam Hinton, Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Mister Rabbit, Neill and Peggy Seeger, Animal Folk Songs For Children (CD One), Rounder

John, The Rabbit, The Nields, All Together Singing in the Kitchen, Peter Quince Productions

Oh, John The Rabbit, Mike & Peggy Seeger, American Folksongs For Children, Rounder Records

Rabbit Chase, New Lost City Ramblers, Old Timey Songs For Children, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Rabbit in a Log, Stanley Brothers, Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Rabbit and Otter, Dango Rose, Deep Fried Pickle Project, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

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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, April 14, 2012.

Easter & Passover…

How Jackrabbit Got His Very Long Ears, a Native American tale
Author: Heather Irbinskas (retold by)
Illustrator: Ken Spengler
Publisher: Northland; ISBN 0-873-58566-6

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

Something From Nothing, an old Yiddish Tale
Author: Phoebe Gilman (Retold by)
Illustrator: Phoebe Gilman
Publisher: Scholastic; ISBN 0-590-47280-1

Song: Coat of Many Colors
Artist: Maria Muldaur
CD: On the Sunny Side

Rabbit and the Moon, a Cree legend
Author: Douglas Wood (retold by)
Illustrator: Leslie Baker
Publisher: Simon & Schuster for Young Readers; ISBN 0-689-80769-4

Musical Bed: R. Carlos Nakai, Desert Dance

Mule Eggs
Author: Cynthia DeFelice
Illustrator: Mike Shenon
Publisher: Orchard Books; ISBN 0-531-06843-9

Song: Old Grey Mule
Artist: Pete Seeger
CD: Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big)

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