That’s the famous Heritage Hall Jazz Band with their version of the classic Christmas song, “Silver Bells,” on a new recording from Putamayo called New Orleans Christmas.
That’s the New Orleans group, The Meters, with “They All Asked For You.” It’s their funky tribute to the city’s famous Audubon Zoo, and you can find it on a new CD from Putamayo Kids called New Orleans Playground.
Imagine having this on the CD player in the car, as you’re chasing around from store to store with the kids, on the busiest shopping day of the year, when we’re all obliged to be out and doing.
That’s part of the opening song for Elizabeth Mitchell’s new CD, You Are My Little Bird from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
That’s Trout Fishing in America from their recent live concert recording, My Best Day. This trio from Arkansas rocks with songs about the ordinary, daily events of children’s and their parent’s lives.
That’s an evening song from Mali called “Makun.” It’s on an award-winning, gorgeous new collection of lullabies called Dream Songs, Night Songs, from Mali to Louisiana from the Canadian label, Secret Mountain.
You’re hearing Ken Nordine, reading a section of his poem, “Orange,” from a CD called Colors.
That’s the beginning of the title song from Dan Zanes and Friends’ new CD, Catch That Train.
This collection is a quadruple scoop of songs that you can’t get enough of — like that favorite food of summertime, served up by Trout Fishing in America.
“I started out to make a little CD just for my own kids, using the very talented jazz musicians who were sleeping on my couch…