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Product Type: Audio
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Folk Tunes for All Ages

 


1999 Awards
Peter, Paul & Mary Around the Campfire
(Warner Bros. $13.95 Score:) This double CD collection is a treat and includes such favorites as: "If I Had a Hammer," "Blowin' in the Wind," and "Puff, the Magic Dragon." Celebrating their 38th year together, their music is truly multi-generational.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 1999.

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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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2003 Award
Little Johnny Brown
(Smithsonian Folkways $0.666666666666667 Score:) With this reissue of a collection from the early '70s, a new generation will enjoy Ella Jenkins, the ultimate songsmith for the young. Features Ms. Jenkins interacting with her young audience with such songs as "Miss Mary Mack" and "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes." These are classic folk songs with plenty of repetition and easy sing-, clap-, and tap-along fun.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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