Category Archives: Music for Little People

Toddlers Sing

This nursery rhyme collection could have been painfully coy and sticky; instead these 2, 3, and 4-year-old performers are disarmingly unselfconscious a nd completely adorable. The ebullient musical accompaniment never overwhelms th e pint-sized warblers’ natural charm. Toddlers and preschoolsers … Continue reading

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Swingin’ in the Rain

Maria Muldaur’s Swingin’ in the Rain is just the ticket to perk things up and get those kiddos shuffling off to Buffalo rather than to the time-out corner! With a generous helping of horns, along with guitar,bass, and keyboards, Muldaur … Continue reading

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Spooky Favorites

A generous 18 tracks deep, Spooky Favorites covers the familiar creepy-crawly terrain of “Cockles and Mussels,” “Spider on the Floor,” and “There Was an Old Woman” with all the right affects.        

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Smilin’ Island of Song

Happy, Caribbean music made gentle for littlest ones by Bob Marley’s mother, Cedella Marley Booker. Mostly traditional Caribbean songs for children (not reggae). Will relax Mom and have baby bobbing and smiling.      

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Shakin’ a Tailfeather

This collection of fifteen fullthroated songs is drawn straight out of the heart of African- American music for children. Some selections are playground staples (“Oh Mary Mack,” “Little Sally Walker,” “The Name Game”) while others recombine well-known elements.     … Continue reading

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Papa’s Dream

All aboard! For kids with a yen to travel farther than over the hill and through the woods to grandmother’s house, Papa’s Dream is a welcome invitation. Narrator Papa Lalo, Chicano rockers Los Lobos, and a passel of grandkids pile … Continue reading

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On The Good Ship Lollipop

The good humor and musical depth of veteran a cappella outfit the Persuasions make On the Good Ship Lollipop an essential kids’- music release. By way of exquisite vocalizing and well-placed asides, the quintet breathes new life into chestnuts such … Continue reading

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I’ve Got a Dinosaur

Whether enjoyed in the car, the home, or the classroom, there is much to be found in this fun, refreshingly-original song collection by singer-songwriter, Peter Apel. In addition to the title track, the CD features many new, singable songs, such … Continue reading

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Gift of the Tortoise

The jewel in the crown in the Music for Little People catalog, Gift of the Tortoise is stunning in its beauty and uncompromising in its delivery of excellence. Expressed from the viewpoint of a very wise tortoise, the lush harmonies … Continue reading

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Choo Choo Boogaloo

Take a spicy Cajun tour through Louisiana’s bayou country on Choo Choo Boogaloo! The musical scenery includes foot-stompin’, two-steppin,’ finger poppin’ zydeco emblazoned with hot guitar licks, sassy accordion, and a dash of blues thrown in for good measure.   … Continue reading

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