CD Playlist for Families

 

 

 

 

Summer is almost here, and I realize that many of you will be planning a "road trip."  In my world, there is only thing more important than the GPS and that is my music list.  Here is a list of tunes that both you and your children will enjoy.  

 

Folk Playground Putumayo World Music

This old man / Victor Johnson (2:03) -- Sheep / Zoe Lewis (3:15) -- Just kidding / Jon Gailmor (2:11) -- Got no strings / Michelle Shocked (1:45) -- It's all how you look at it / Brady Rymer (2:32) -- Hop up ladies / Dan Zanes and Friends (2:32) -- Froggie went a courtin' / Laurie Berkner (2:46) -- Fill it up / Trout Fishing in America (2:48) -- Roller in the coaster / Justin Roberts (4:05) -- Polly wolly doodle / Leon Redbone (2:27) -- Crawdad / Elizabeth Mitchell (2:24) -- Just look up / Eric Bibb featuring Michael Jerome Browne (3:33).

Going on a Picnic The Dreamtree Shakers.

Gather 'round the picnic blanket and dig into some homemade songs, made with a lovely mixture of guitar, drums, bass, flute, saxophone, and animal sounds. This is the second full-length album for the Dreamtree Shakers.

Picnic in the park (3:18) -- Ants on a log (1:54) -- Take your two eyes (2:24) -- Fred and the fireflies (2:43) -- Quigley the pig (3:24) -- Kangaroo roommate (2:40) -- Sue, the great indoor, dinosaur (2:58) -- Treasure chest (2:07) -- Brand new ways (2:20) -- Big rock candy mountain (2:19).

The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band

Bumblebee (Buzz buzz) -- Rocketship run -- Victor Vito -- We are the dinosaurs -- I'm gonna catch you -- Moon moon moon -- Pig on her head -- Fast and slow (The rabbit and the turtle) -- I'm not perfect -- I really love to dance -- Boots -- Five days old -- The goldfish -- Monster boogie -- Song in my tummy -- I know a chicken -- Under a shady tree. Bonus tracks. Pig on her head (alternate version) -- Moon moon moon (alternate version) -- Open your heart (new song).

My Best Day  Trout Fishing In America.

I've got a friend (and he won't be quiet) (3:19) -- My hair had a party last night (2:57) -- My best day (3:37) -- Simon says (4:48) -- Sailing (2:50) -- It's a puzzle (2:41) -- Fill it up (4:05) -- Alberta postcard (4:55) -- Bob and Bob (3:47) -- Day care blues (5:30) -- Alien in my nose (3:36) -- Something sweet (2:11) -- My pants fell down (2:13) -- Murrell's (4:10) -- Beans and weenies (2:25).

Jungle Gym  Justin Roberts

We go duck -- Sleepoverland -- Trick or treat -- Sign my cast -- Gym class parachute -- Obsessed by trucks -- Cardboard box -- Snow day -- Never getting lost -- New haircut -- Fire drill -- 2 x 4.

Meltdown Justin Roberts.

I chalk -- My brother did it -- Get me some glasses -- Our imaginary rhino -- Meltdown -- Maybe the monster -- Sandcastle -- Cartwheels and Sommersaults -- Taking off my training wheels -- More than just a minute -- Koala bear diner -- It's your birthday -- Song for you.

Give Peas a Chance  Tom Chapin.

Farmer's market good (3:17) -- Don't try it on me (3:49) -- Chain of food (2:57) -- Grow your own (4:14) -- Beans talk (2:13) -- Locally grown (3:19) -- The ultimate lunchroom (3:05) -- Every body (2:47) -- The honeybee waggle (3:09) -- Rappa dappa doodle (2:23) -- Life grows on (3:51) -- The junk food pyramid (3:03) -- Slow food (3:17) -- Enough for everyone (3:55).