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Frog Trouble

Frog Trouble: and Eleven Other Pretty Serious Songs for Ages One to Older Than Dirt by Sandra Boynton. Workman, 2013. I’ve been enjoying Sandra Boynton’s illustrated albums for children since Philadelphia Chickens – her clever humor combined with Michael Ford’s … Continue reading

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Blue Moo

Blue Moo by Sandra Boynton Sandra Boynton and Michael Ford do it again with this collection of songs with quirky humor and clever lyrics performed by first-class musicians. Where their first hit, Philadelphia Chickens, was an imaginary revue with lots … Continue reading

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Snack Time

Snack Time by the Barenaked Ladies The BNL seem to be following the happy trend of making children’s albums. This is a delightful effort, featuring such songs as the opening Western-style number, “Seven Ate Nine,” with lyrics explaining all the … Continue reading

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Rock Your Socks Off

Rock Your Socks Off by Charity and the Jam Band It’s time for dancing, mud, pickles and birthday cake in this rockin’ album for the under-ten set. Jump to “Happy Fluffy”, figure out your super power in “Super Hero”, and … Continue reading

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Bananaphone

If it’s in the car, Mr. FP won’t listen to anything else. But he does like it equally well performed by Raffi and the Chenille Sisters. Bananaphone by Raffi So often when I’m reviewing children’s music, I’ll talk about whether … Continue reading

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Fairy Moon

Fairy Moon: Songs of the Ring by Maria Sangiolo A lot of my children’s music reviews seem to include, “If you are tired of voice and solo guitar…” This gentle, unplugged recording charmed me. Sangiolo’s songs of shoe-making gnomes under … Continue reading

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