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Age: Toddlers
Categories: Folk Tunes for All Ages

 


2012 Award
Blue Clouds
(Smithsonian Folkways $14.99 Score:)

You know that moment when you're in your child's nursery and the sun pours in?  No one's crying, no one needs a diaper....you're just enjoying being together.  Elizabeth Mitchell's new release Blue Clouds feels like the soundtrack for that perfect moment. A collection of deliciously accessible songs that highlight Mitchell's voice. The arrangements are simple--with guitars, piano, fiddles, and bass.  While the press release for this recording highlights that some of the music is from the likes of such legends as David Bowie, Jimi Hendrix, and Van Morrison, none of that seems very important here.  The take away, is a lovely collection of music to share. Click here to hear a sample.

Age: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Early School Years. Award Year: 2012. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2012 Award
Little Seed: Songs for Children by Woody Guthrie
(Smithsonian Folkways $11.99 Score:)

Elizabeth Mitchell rocks this collection of Woody Guthrie songs. Right from the start with Riding in My Car we knew we were in for a treat. Her bright, strong voice makes you relax and enjoy these great songs in a new way.  She makes each song her own.  You could imagine Woody listening for a bit, smiling and then joining in.  Children's music at its best. This CD was just nominated for a GRAMMY! Click here to hear a sample.

Age: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Early School Years. Award Year: 2012. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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Awards
Sweet Dreams of Home
(Lyric Partners $10 Score:) Mae Robertson and Eric Garrison's eclectic collection of contemporary folk music celebrating the concept of "home" includes Graham Nash's "Our House" to David Byrne's "This Must Be the Place."

Age: Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: .

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1998 Awards
This Land Is Your Land
(Rounder $9.5 Score:) Introduce your kids to the music of Woody and Arlo Guthrie singing such classics as the title song, "So Long, It's Been Good to Know You," and "Riding In My Car. "

Age: Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 1998.

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2002 Award
Bright Spaces
(Rounder, Rounder $10.95 Score:) A must-have collection of wonderful songs sung by the best in children's music. The voices of Arlo Guthrie, Woody Guthrie, Jessica Harper, Dave Mallett, Cathy and Marcy, and Sweet Honey in the Rock are brought together for this collection to benefit homeless children. Between Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your land" and Dave Mallett's "Garden Song"--all seems right with the world! (800) 768-6337.

Age: Infants,Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Folksongs & Bluegrass for Children
(Rounder, Rounder $10.98 Score:) From the minute the disc starts spinning, you'll be singing along and tapping your foot! Phil Rosenthal's collection starts with "The Train Song" rolling down the track, and on to "In The Jungle," followed by such well loved songs as "Six Little Ducks," "The Paw Paw Patch," "Mama Don't Allow," and "Aiken Drum" among others. A winner! (800) 768-6337.

Age: Infants,Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Kids, Cars & Campfires
(Red House Records, Red House Records $15 Score:) If you were going to buy one new collection of folk tunes, this is it. Bill Staines, Tom Paxton, Sally Rogers, the Chenille Sisters, and other great singers combine forces--the only thing missing are the marshmallows! Songs include "Froggie Went a Courtin'," "Little Brown Dog," and "Your Shoes, My Shoes." (800) 695-4687.

Age: Infants,Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2002 Award
Family Fare: Folk Songs for Children and Their Families
(Elm Hill, Elm Hill $15 Score:) You're going to love this lively collection of songs by Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, and other traditional favorites plus many original songs with catchy lyrics and a sense of humor. Accompanied with guitar, banjo, autoharp, dulcimer, and harmonium, all played and with singing by the talented Ellen Edson. A gem that's destined to be a sing-along hit! (603) 336-7796.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2002.

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2005 Award
cEllabration! A Tribute to Ella Jenkins
(Smithsonian Folkways $11.98 Score:)

To celebrate Ella Jenkins 50 years as an entertainer, some of the best known names in the business sing her songs. This would have been a Platinum winner if had arrived earlier. A delightful mix with songs sung by Marcy Marxer, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Tom Chapin, Tom Paxton, Red Grammer, Cathy Fink, Pete Seeger, and others. You’re going to love this one! Available as CD and DVD.


Age: Toddlers, Preschool, Early School Years. Award Year: 2005. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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