Tell Us A Tale Tunes

8 September 2013

Listener Favorites

Theme: Listener Requests

[Format: Song, Artist, CD, Label]

Yes! We Have No Bananas, Louis Prima, Jazz For Kids, Verve

The Muffin Man, Ella Fitzgerald, Miss Ella’s Playhouse, Verve

The Ugly Duckling, Danny Kaye, A Child’s Celebration of Song, Music For Little People

Sneaky Snake, Buddy Miller Featuring Duane Eddy, I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

Did You Feed My Cow, Sweet Honey in the Rock, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

They All Ask’d For You, Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem, Ranky Tanky, Signature Sounds

Everybody Loves My Baby, Asylum Street Spankers, Mommy Says No, Yellow Dog Records

Let’s All Sing A Yodeling Song, Riders in the Sky, cELLAbration, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Pickle Juice, Deep Fried Pickle Project, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

Wild Mountain Thyme, Dan Zanes and Friends (Dar Williams), Night Time!, Festival Five Records

The Mysterious Fox of Fox Hollow, Eric Brace & Last Train Home (Various), I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs Of Fox Hollow, Red Beet

Loch Lomond, Dan Zanes and Natalie Merchant, Catch That Train, Festival Five Records

If I Were a Rich Man, Zero Mostel, Fiddler on the Roof, EMI

Firefly, Hot Buttered Rum, Deep Fried Pickle Project, Ditties For Kiddies, Little Kids Rock

I Got Ants in My Pants, James Brown, Songs for the Car, Universal

New River Train, Cathy & Marcy with guest Christylez Bacon, Banjo Beat Box, Community Music, Inc.

Freight Train Blues, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Songs of the South: American Folk Songs For Children, Vol. 4, Atlantic/Wea

Clementine, Riders in the Sky,  Saddle Pals, Rounder

Row Row Your Boat, Dr. John, New Orleans Playground, Putumayo

Fred, Barry Louis Polisar,  Old Enough To Know Better, 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, 21 September, 2013.

The Gingerbread Man, a classic tale
Author: Jim Aylesworth (retold by)
Illustrator: Barbara McClintock
Publisher: Scholastic Press; ISBN 0-590-97219-7

Song: I’m a Little Cookie
Artist: John McCutcheon
CD: Mail Myself to You

Oyez! Oyez! The Story of the Three Sillies, an English folktale
Author: Sheila Front (adapted by)
Illustrator: Charles Front
Publisher: Addison-Wesley; ISBN 0-201-09188-7

Song: Papa’s on the Housetop
Artists: Tim and Mollie O’Brien

Jack the Giant Chaser, an Appalachian tale
Authors: Kenn and Joanne Compton (retold by)
Illustrator: Kenn Compton
Publisher: Holiday House; ISBN 0-823-40998-8

Song: Hey Jack, What’s in the Sack?
Artist: Barry Louis Polisar
CD: Naughty Songs for Boys and Girls

Sungura and Leopard, a Swahili Trickster tale
Author: Barbara Knutson (retold by)
Illustrator: Barbara Knutson
Publisher: Little Brown; ISBN 0-316-50010-0

Song (CD): Take Me Home Country Roads
Artist: Toots and the Maytals
CD: Putumayo Kids Presents Reggae Playground

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