Music for Children
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RICK AVERY AND JUDY GREENHILL "LAND
OF THE SILVER BIRCH"
Contains delightful versions of a number of Canadian traditional
tunes interpreted for children.
CONTENTS: Jack Was Every Inch A Sailor; Forty Below; Mon Pere
M'Envoit; Old County Fair;
Ho, Ho, Watanay; Rattle On the Stovepipe; The Blackfly; Land Of
the Silver Birch; When I
First Came To This Land; Welcome Table; Donkey Riding; La Laine
Frozen Logger; Life In A Prairie Shack; Kettle Valley Line.
|CH040C - $ 12.00
RICK AVERY AND JUDY GREENHILL "FAMILY
The songs on this album are not just nice songs that families
will enjoy (although they are that too)
but songs that celebrate the positive experiences and values of
family living. The album features the
singing of Rick and Judy, some great instrumental accompaniment,
a large children's chorus, and lots
of good family sing-along material.
CONTENTS: Circle Of the Sun; Katie; Adam; Dem Bones Are Gonna
Rise Again; Grandfather's
Clock; Alvin (Duelling Alligators); Jogging Along With Me Reindeer;
A B C D/ The Family
Alphabet; Beresford Street (The Concertina Man); The Squeaky Door;
Five Little Ducks;
The Marvellous Toy; Father Abraham; The Bath Song; All the Pretty
Now Our Meeting's Over.
|CH042C - $ 12.00
RIK BARRON "A SOCK FULL OF SONGS"
Rik sings familiar and not-so-familiar songs for the younger set.
CONTENTS: Jigalong Home; Alison Gross; My Mind's Got a Mind
Of Its Own;
Morningtown Ride; Squid Jiggin Ground; Little White Duck; Starlight
Bluegrass; Odd Sock Boogie; The Brass Button Man; Lukey's Boat;
Morning; Down By the Bay; Bring Me A Little Water Sylvie.
|CH059C - $ 12.00
RIK BARRON "HEEL TO THE TOE"
This is a collection of great toe-tapping songs for the young,
and especially, the not-so-young.
CONTENTS: Howjadoo; All God's Critters; This Little Light;
Buffalo Gals; When the Red,
Red Robin Come Bob, Bob Bobbin' Along; The Preacher and the Bear;
I'd Like To Be
a Cowboy; Apple Picker's Reel; Barnyard Dance; Reel Of the Flickering
The Old Polina; Deep Blue Sea.
|CH060C - $ 12.00
HEATHER BISHOP "PURPLE PEOPLE EATER"
Heather has put together another fine cassette for entertaining
children. The singing is great and the
accompaniment is full and rich.
CONTENTS: Ghost Riders In the Sky; Fairy Song; The Name Game;
Oh No Bo;
Winter Lullaby; Purple People Eater; The Man With the Weird Beard;
Sugar Blues; Always A Mission; Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
|CH047C - $ 13.00
HEATHER BISHOP "BELLYBUTTON"
CONTENTS: The Alligator Waltz; Long Tall Texan; Woodmore Polka;
Seed In the Ground;
Boom Boom; Bellybutton; The Barn Dance; He's My Brother; If You
Love A Hippopotamus;
|CH048C - $ 13.00
HEATHER BISHOP "A DUCK IN NEW YORK
CONTENTS: A Duck In New York City; One Little Nose; I Want
A Robot; Betty Is Convinced
That She's A Buffalo; Dancing Fool; Yakety Yak; That Beautiful
Tree; Slug Opera;
Nice Little World; Duck Rap.
|CH049C - $ 13.00
HEATHER BISHOP "CHICKEE'S ON THE RUN"
Good imagery and topics in these sing-a-long songs for the younger
CONTENTS: Jungle Groove; Chickee's On the Run; I'm Mad; The
Tortoise Race; Sleepy John;
Cass Rap; Only In Australia; Sheik Shaboom; Dirt Bike Boogie;
Salt In Your Socks; I
Love That Dog.Lyrics enclosed.
|CH055C - $ 13.00
||CH055D - $ 19.00
RODNEY BROWN "WISHES, DREAMS AND GIANTS"
This album contains a collection of Rodney's concert favourites
as well as others written during
his visits to schools in Thunder Bay and the surrounding area.
CONTENTS: Grassy Narrows Song; Mango Walk; In My Garden; Friends;
At Our School;
Tooth Fairy; Favourite Animals; Teddy, Teddy, Teddy Bear; In the
Winter Time; Rainmaker;
Magic Pony; Abiyoyo. Lyrics enclosed.
|CH041C - $ 12.00
TERESA DOYLE "DANCE TO YOUR DADDY"
An enjoyable collection of songs more often than not sung to children
by their parents.
Some nonsense topics and tongue-twisting lyrics that appeal to
CONTENTS: Lukey's Boat; Sarah; Dance To Your Daddy; False Knight On the Road;
Le Talon de Marguerite; Carrion Crow; Canoe Round; A Tall Tale;
Stormy Weather Boys;
Sean Vhan Vocht; Home By Barna; Colcannon; Rose, Rose, Rose, Red;
Mist Covered Mountains. Lyrics enclosed.
|CH057C - $ 12.00
||CH057D - $ 20.00
"IF FISH COULD SING
AND SHEEP COULD DANCE"
Celtic songs for all ages. Some well known, some not, but all
presented with chorus and
accompaniment that suit their mood.
CONTENTS: The Shearing; The Country Life; Tell My Ma; Lots
Of Fish In Bonavist Harbour;
I Dyed My Petticoat Red; A Rovin'; Johnny's Gone A-Sailing; Si
J'avais Les Beaux Souliers;
Ca' The Ewes; A Leg Of Mutton; Sailor's Alphabet; Molly and John;
Garten Mother's Lullaby. Lyrics enclosed.
|CH058C - $ 12.00
||CH058D - $ 20.00
DAVE FOSTER "AMANDA'S REQUESTS"
Requests by Amanda from school sing-a-longs. She is part of the
chorus along with
a number of her friends.
CONTENTS: Say Hello; Beans In My Ears; Train Talk; I've Got
A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts;
Mules; Bicycle Wreck; B-A-Bay; Dem Bones; Midnight On the Ocean;
I Am A Pizza; I Went To the Movies Tomorrow; The Marvellous Toy;
I Love Onions; The Lollipop Tree; Sama Kama Wacky Brown; On Top
Lily the Pink; The Golden Vanity; Dunderbeck; What Shall We Do
With the Drunken Sailor?;
Blood On the Saddle; They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!;
I Like To Eat Apples
and Bananas; Sweet Violets; Nobody Likes Me; The Time Has Come;
Nancy's To the Lambing Gone..
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 1998)
|CH056D - $ 16.00
DON FREED AND NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN SCHOOL
"YOUNG NORTHERN VOICES"
Songs developed and performed by school children in Northern Saskatchewan
with Don Freed.
CONTENTS: I'm So Cool...Not!; If I Had $1,000,000 and 99¢;
Hubba Bubba Double Bubble Gum;
Grizelda's Gross Manners; Me and My Skunk; Summer Camping At Pinehouse;
Waskahigan School Day; Witiko; Rock'n'roll Bigfoot; Waterskiing
On The Churchill River;
Song For The Elders; Kokom Makes Me Cupcakes; "Cree-Boks";
My Dirty Old Dog;
Joe's Ugly Cat; Mr. Lennard's Little Green Bug; T.V. Copycaters;
Tansi Kokum; Stop the Tragedy; Give Your Life Some Truth.
|CH050C - $ 14.00
ANNE LEDERMAN "COME FROM EVERY WAY"
"Canadian songs for children." A refreshing mix of old
and new songs about coming to Canada.
The accompaniment reflects the origin of the songs - French, Gaelic,
Yiddish, English, Ukrainian,
Italian, Caribbean, Latin and Native North American
CONTENTS: Come To Canada; Canada Is Blooming; Una Casetta In
De Immigrant Song; Bulbes; Canada's My Mother; Gabe's Jasper;
Jasper and the
Capetown Stars; Women's Travelling Song; Canot d'écorse/
Dans les chantiers;
Praties and Pork; To the Wilds Of Manitoba; My Story; Ninestosin.
|CH054C - $ 13.00
||CH054D - $ 18.00
CHRIS McKHOOL "EARTH, SEAS AND AIR"
Songs about ecology, the environment, biodiversity etc., suitable
for upper elementary children.
CONTENTS: When You're A Tree; We Must Take Care; B Is For Bicycle;
Tilling the Earth; No More Trash!; Biodiversity; The Rivers, Lakes
and Seas/ Fiddle
Medley; Sing For the Forests; Sur le Pont des Animaux; Together
What A Beautiful Land; Web Of Life; I'm Gonna Sing.
Reviewed in the Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 4 (Dec. 1998)
A book of words and music is also available - see Section
|CH052C - $ 13.00
||CH052D - $ 17.00
FRANCINE PILON, MARIO LOISELLE AND PIERRE
"TRAIN-TRAIN DE CHANSONS"
A delightful cassette-book set of songs for young people. The
book, which contains the lyrics of
these French language songs, is beautifully presented. The cassette
is very well recorded with highly
interesting arrangements for children. Many of the tunes are from
traditional sources, but the lyrics
are newer. It is an excellent resource for any young children
learning to speak French.
CONTENTS: La puce; La baleine bleue; Les poissons de la mer
Rouge; Frousse dans la brousse;
Les petits moineaux; Rock and roll dans la basse-cour; Le cheval
malade; Je fais du sport;
Gouttes de pluie; Pour aller se promener; Neige, neige blanche;
Le facteur; Violette à bicyclette;
Le rigodon des cuillers; La cabane à sucre; Jean Petit
qui danse; J'ai du bon fromage au lait;
Tous les légumes; C'était un p'tit bonhomme; Salade
de fruit; La vaisselle sale; Sais-tu quand
laver tes mains; Monsieur Savon en péril; Si tu veux être
propre; Ranger sans déranger;
Je voudrais dormir; La vieille; Quand la nuit se pose; Tout est
|CH023C - $ 18.00
CHRIS RAWLINGS "ROCKS AND WATER"
Journey through time as Chris takes you on a geological tour of
CONTENTS: Rock Cycle Rock; Saturated Zone; Living On A Layercake;
Sweet and Sour Rain; La Methode Scientifique; Wetland Wonderland;
Groundwater Song; I Am a Raindrop; By the Sea; Les Planètes;
|CH053C - $ 14.00
||CH053D - $ 19.00
KATHY REID-NAIMAN "TICKLES AND TUNES"
Kathy writes: "I hope parents will enjoy sharing this recording
with their children and will tickle
and bounce and sing along with them." This is a good source
for many of the songs and rhymes
sung to very young children. Nicely presented with words and actions
CONTENTS: How'd Ja Do; Marjorie Mutton Pie; Mary Wore Her Red
Johnny's Hammers; Roly Poly/ Wind the Bobbin; Clap Your Hands,
Your Hands; Rum Tum Tiddle; Palm Tickles; Tommy Thumb Is Up; This
Litle Pig Had a Rub-A-Dub-Dub/ Let's Go To the Woods; To Market
Market; Sleeping Bunnies; Sally Go Round the Sun; All Around the
Kitchen; Face Tickles; Skip To My Lou; This Little Cow Eats Grass;
See the Ponies; Trit Trot To Boston; Sleeping Pterodactyls; Coulter's
Candy; When the Rain Comes Down; Humpty Dumpty; I'm Passing
Out the Sticks/ Top and Stop; When You're One; Time To Put Away;
Cup Of Tea/ Peanut Butter Sandwich; Baby-Oh!; Criss Cross Applesauce;
Knee Tickles; Dingle Dangle Scarecrow; Shoofly; Three Bounces;
Gingerbread Man; Five Fools In a Barrow; Goodbye Children.
Lyrics and action instructions included.
|CH061C - $ 11.00
||CH061D - $ 19.00
KATHY REID-NAIMAN "MORE TICKLES AND
More songs and rhymes to share with young children. This is a
nice mix of singing and
spoken nursery rhymes - many familiar but also some new ones.
CONTENTS: Nelly Go 'Cross the Ocean; Toe Tittily; Hey Ho Little
Fish; Open, Shut Them/
I Have 10 Little Fingers; Razzama Tazzama; Bumble Bee/ Around
and Around the Flower;
Who's That Sitting There; Davy Dumpling; Little Brass Wagon; A
Smooth Road; All the
Little Bunnies; X Marks the Spot; Tideo; How Go the Ladies?; Three
Times Around/ T
he Alley Alley Oh; Wibbleton To Wobbleton/ Trumpety Trumpety Trump;
Listen To the Water;
Leg Over Leg; Jack Jingle Tune; Ride a Cock Horse/ This Is the
Way; The Grand Old Duke
Of York; Catch Her Crow/ Way Up High; Dirty Bill From Vinegar
Hill; Fleas; If I Had a Pony;
Three More Bounces; Miss Polly Had a Dolly; How Many Miles To
London Town?; London Hill;
Jim Along Josie; There's a Cobbler; Walk Daniel; Wobbidobs; Chop-Nose
Day!; Bye Baby Bye.
Lyrics and action instructions included.
|CH062C - $ 11.00
||CH062D - $ 19.00
KATHY REID-NAIMAN "SAY HELLO TO THE
Kathy hasn't run out of ideas yet and she "kid-tests"
them regularly. Here are more of her favourites.
CONTENTS: Say Hello To the Morning; See-Saw Marjorie Daw/ See
Saw Sacradown; What Are
You Wearing?; Cousin Peter; Ten Galloping Horses; My Pony Boy;
Here's a Bunny/ See the
Little Bunny On the Shelf In the Shop; Won't You Plant Your Seeds
With Care; Five Little Peas/
Oats and Beans and Barley; Shake That Little Foot Dinah-O; Toe
Trip and Go; I Like To
Ride My Horse; Pony Rides; Knees Up Mary Muffet; Jeremiah Blow
the Fire; The Train Wheels
Are Rolling; Here Is the Little Boy; Morningtown Ride; If I Knew
You Were Coming; Mice
Rhymes; Shake Them Simmons Down; One Cold and Frosty Morning;
This Little Boy Found
An Egg; The Ponies Are Walking; Down In the Valley; There's A
Dog In the School;
The Baby Bear Waltz; Och A Na Knee; Kangaroo Brown; Jubilee; She
Fell Into the Bathtub/
3 Jolly Gentlemen; Ho Young Rider; Zoom, Zoom, Zoom; The Moon
Is Round/ The Moonman;
Train Is A'Leaving.
Lyrics and action instructions included.
|CH063C - $ 11.00
||CH063D - $ 19.00
RICK SCOTT "THE ELECTRIC SNOWSHOE"
This really is an album for children, but we guarantee that there
are a lot of parents who find
themselves singing these songs even when their kids aren't around.
Rick is a superb entertainer
for children and adults alike, and his zany sense of humour appeals
to all ages. It is never more
evident than on this album.
CONTENTS: You're Here; Sneakers; The Article Song/ Atheana;
Hoodoo; My Friend Has the Biggest Ears In the World; Spike McCool;
Ballad Of the
Electric Snowshoe; Simon Sez; Oohlahey.
|CH044C - $ 14.00
RICK SCOTT "RICK AROUND THE ROCK"
If ever there was an album that we should be listing in two places,
this is it! It is aimed at children,
and they are sure to enjoy it, and will want to learn the songs
so that they can sing along with it.
However, this is also an album for grown-ups. Rick Scott has always
had a zany sense of humour
and these are typical Rick Scott songs, complete with his usual
CONTENTS: My Family; Mechanic Of Love; Eh Canada; Elephant
Ride; I Got Money; Three Ships;
Kool School; Yo Mo Concerto; Frypan Saucepan Mixing Bowl Band;
Uh Oh Ta Da; Tatatatami.
|CH045C - $ 14.00
SHARON, LOIS AND BRAM "IN THE SCHOOLYARD"
A collection of songs and games collected from schoolyards and
interpreted for performance.
There is a wealth of material in this 1981 album which contains
a 20 page illustrated booklet
with words, music, games and actions.
CONTENTS: Silly Names; & Crazy Gibberish; Fuzzy Wuzzy;
Ah Si Mon Moine; Betty Botter; Where Is Thumbkin?; The Skunk Said;
You Can't Make
A Turtle Come Out; The Duchess At Tea; Piccolomini; Stone Games;
La Bamba; It's A
Small World; Love Somebody/ A Bushel and A Peck; Un Elefante;
Meetin' In the Building;
Mommy What If; Mathew, Mark, Luke & John; There Was A Little
Man; Tall Silk Hat;
The Wee Cock Sparra; Rattlin' Bog; Woodchuck; Down In the Valley
Two By Two; Miss Sue;
Way Down Yonder In the School Yard.
| CH030C - $ 12.00
VALDY "VALDY'S KID'S RECORD"
Sing-a-long songs - some familiar, some new, some with children's
chorus'- to keep the
imaginations of the younger set fired up.
CONTENTS: Astronaut Homer; Happy Disposition; Bird Song; Acorn
Song; Playmates; Working
On the Railroad; Quartermasters Store; All Things On Earth; Livin'
In A Kids' World;
Synthy and Me; Dat Der; Lollipop; Finders Keepers; King Of Candyland;
|CH051C - $ 11.00
CHRIS AND KEN WHITELY "JUNIOR JUG
A tremendous variety of music served up in many different ways
especially for kids. Instrumentation
includes guitar, harmonica, trumpet, banjo, dobro, accordion,
wash tub, bass and much, much more.
CONTENTS: Turkey In the Straw; Coney Island Washboard; Walk,
Walk, Walk; The Sun Is A Very
Magical Fellow/ You Are My Sunshine/ Keep On the Sunny Side; The
Barn Dance; Rich Gal;
Down By the Riverside; Walk Right In; The Fox and the Dogs; Old
Rattler; The Skeleton
In the Closet; Shake My Sillies Out; The Purple People Eater;
So Long It's Been Good
To Know Yuh (Dusty Old Dust).
| CH003C - $ 13.00
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