How’s this for a buzz of toe-tapping nonsense, from the Wee Hairy Beasties on their CD, Animal Crackers, from Bloodshot Records. Brief Sound Clip: We’d better stop…
If you’re starting to pull together those loose ends for a family car trip this summer, you might want to consider packing a copy of this new CD compilation, Sing Along with Putumayo.
My newborn, like most babies, calms when she hears the vacuum, but the music that stimulates her is by Raymond Scott. When she first heard…
That’s Townes van Zandt with a chorus from “Hey Willy Boy” — a song about the seasons that he wrote for his son, Will — from a CD called Daddies Sing Good Night.
That’s Brooke Shields with the opening words from Margaret Wise Brown’s 1942 The Runaway Bunny, set to an original score here by Glen Roven, the Emmy award winning composer.
Nonsense, we know, is a fine art, and some of the very best of it is served up with a good bit of blarney, like…
That’s Michael Armstrong performing a glockenspiel, mellotron, and vibraphone version of the Eagle’s famous “Hotel California,” on a new series of CDs called Rockabye Baby! from Baby Rock Records.
“Sakura, Sakura” that describes their beautiful (and all-too-fleeting) flowers. Listen closely, and you can hear the blossoms falling.
That’s the African Children’s Choir with their glad spin on the ancient African saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.”
That’s John Lithgow with the chorus for the famous Jimmy Durante number “Inka Dinka Doo.” It’s on a new CD of upbeat sing-along songs for kids and their families called The Sunny Side of the Street.