2015 Playlists

Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round December 26, 2015 (ep.383)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Lori Henriques “Another Good Year” from How Great Can This Day Be

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “The Relatives Came” from Brady Rymer & The Little Band That Could

The Monkees “All of Your Toys” from Anthology

Maria Muldaur “Cooking Breakfast for The Ones I Love” from On The Sunny Side

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Imaginary Fred” by Eoin Colfer and Oliver Jeffers.

Dog On Fleas “Invisible Friends” from Invisible Friends

Sunshine Collective “Take Me Away” from Up To Something Good

Ellis Paul “The Hero in You” from The Hero in You

They Might Be Giants (w/Robin Goldwasser) “Oh You Did” from Why?

Boxtop Jenkins “Wag More (feat. Indigo Girls)” from You’re Happier When You’re Happy

Story Laurie & Friends “Five Little Monkeys” from Groovin’ in the Garden

Lanny Sherwin “Granny’s Got a Guitar” from Meltdown

David Bernz “Woody’s “Rulin’s”” from Pete Remembers Woody

Robbie Schaefer “Resolution Song” from Songs for Kids Like Us

Spike Jones and His City Slickers “Happy New Year” from Anthology (Disc 1)

Wurlitzer Model 146-A Band Organ “Auld Lang Syne” from Wurlitzer Christmas Carousel Music Vol.1

The Boogers “Auld Lang Syne” from single

Skinnerbox “Happy New Year” from Christmas-Ska

Charity and The JAMband “The Light” from The Light

Justin Roberts “Never Getting Lost” from Jungle Gym

Peter, Paul & Mary “Don’t Laugh at Me” from The Very Best of Peter, Paul and Mary

Faith Hill “Before you Grow” from Celebration Of Country

Leon Redbone “Dancin’ On Daddy’s Shoes” from Whistling In the Wind

John McCutcheon “If I Ran the World” from Bright Spaces

Barenaked Ladies “I Don’t Like” from Snacktime!

Melissa Green “Free to Be…you and Me” from Sing Loud!

Electric Light Orchestra “Turn to Stone” from All Over The World: The Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra

Brave Combo “Mambo In a Brand New Year” from Holidays!

The Bazillions “Similes and Metaphors” from Heads or Tales

Willie Nelson “On the Sunny Side of the Street” from Stardust

Dan Wilson “What A Year For A New Year” from Maybe This Christmas


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round December 19, 2015 (ep.382)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

 

Andy Williams “It’s the Most Wonderful time of the Year” from Christmas Album

 

Les Baxter “Santa Claus’ Party” from unknown

 

Billy Kelly “A Doozey Of A Christmas Eve” from Dear Santa Claus

 

Nick Lowe “Christmas At the Airport” from Quality Street – A Seasonal Selection for All The Family

 

Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva “I Wish You a Merry Christmas” from A John Waters Christmas

 

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “An Early American Christmas” by Tomie dePaola.

Angela Lansbury (and cast) “We Need a Little Christmas” from Mame (Original Cast)

 

Darlene Love “Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)” from The Concert of Love

 

Louis Armstrong & the Commanders “’Zat You Santa Claus?” from Christmas

 

Stacey Peasley “Under The Tree” from Under the Tree – Single

 

The Toasters “Happy Christmas” from Christma-Ska

 

Danny Elfman “What’s This?” from Nightmare Before Christmas

 

John McCutcheon “Christmas in the Trenches” from Live At Wolf Trap

 

John Lennon “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” from Lennon Legend

 

Wurlitizer Band Organ “Merry Christmas Polka” from Wurlitzer Christmas Carousel Music Vol. 1

 

Riders In the Sky “Merry Christmas from The Harmony Ranch” from Merry Christmas from The Harmony Ranch

 

The Andrew Sisters “I’d Like to Hitch a Ride With Santa Claus” from Christmas

 

Michael Andrew & Swingerhead “Mistletoe Mambo” from Sleigh Me

 

The Hipwaders “Wake Up” from Kris Kindie

 

Brave Combo “Interview and performance of “Jingle Bells”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, and ” Must Be Santa”” from kdhx in studio

 

Asylum Street Spankers “You’re a Mean One, Mr Grinch” from A Christmas Spanking

 

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Last Night (I Went Out With Santa Claus)” from Everything You Want for Christmas

 

Billy Kelly “Let’s Make Christmas Last” from Dear Santa Claus – EP

 

Barenaked Ladies feat. Sarah McLachlan “God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman” from Maybe This Christmas

 

Jack Johnson “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” from Maybe This Christmas

 

Ellis Paul “Have Yourself A Merrry Little Christmas” from City of Silver Dreams

 

Kermit the Frog “One More Sleep ‘Til Christmas” from The Muppets Christmas Carol (Original Soundtrack)

 

Ron Sexsmith “Maybe This Christmas” from Maybe This Christmas

 

Stevie Wonder “Someday at Christmas” from 20th Century Masters – The Christmas Collection: The Best of Stevie Wonder


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round December 12, 2015 (ep.381)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

 

Alastair Moock & Friends “Every Day’s A Holiday” from All Kinds Of Me and You

 

The Bazillions “Super Hero Rock Band” from On The Bright Side

 

Harry Belafonte & Odetta “There’s a Hole in my Bucket” from 48 British One Hit Wonders of 1961

 

Elizabeth Mitchell “Ooby Dooby” from You Are My Sunshine

 

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Tough Guys Hae Feelings Too” by Keith Negley.

Troubadour “You Hurt My Feelings” from Someone Else’s Shoes

 

The Pops Ups “Feelings Change” from Radio Jungle

 

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Here Come the Holidays” from single

 

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “More Cowbell” from I’m A Rock Star

 

They Might Be Giants (w/Robin Goldwasser) “Long White Beard” from Why?

 

John McCutcheon “Survivor/Well May the World Go” from Untold

 

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Here Come the Trees” from Trees

 

Tim Kubart “Last Turn Home” from Home

 

Lori Henriques “Beau Paris (feat. Leo Keeslar)” from How Great Can This Day Be

 

Wurlitzer Model 165 Band Organ “It’s Begining to Look a Lot Like Christmas” from Carousel Christmas

 

Starfish “December Holidays” from Kris Kindie

 

Matt Bianco “Yeh Yeh” from La musique de Paris Dernière 8

 

Celia’s Yuletide Express “Interview and performance of “My Favorite Things” & “Blue Christmas”” from KDHX instudio

 

Happy Wags “Use Your Words” from Fun Fun Records Sampler

 

Sonia De Los Santos with Dan Zanes “Tan Feliz” from Mi Viaje: De Nuevo León To the New York Island

 

Grenadilla “Sitting On Top of the World” from Smiles Ahead

 

Recess Monkey “Hand Me Downs” from Hot Air

 

Ralph Covert “Clean My Room” from At The Bottom Of The Sea

 

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “One True You” from Here Comes Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

 

George Harrison “All Things Must Pass” from All Things Must Pass

 

Billy Kelly “Dear Santa Claus (Won’t You Give Me Just One More Chance?)” from Dear Santa Claus – EP

 

Frances England “Bling Blang” from Keep Hoping Machine Running

 

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round December 5, 2015 (ep.380)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

 

David Tobocman “Hanukkah All Over The World” from Jitterbug Holiday 09

 

The Verve Pipe “We Had To Go Home” from A Family Album

 

Ross Altman “Talkin’ Moe Asch” from single

 

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “The Wolf-Birds” by Willow Dawson.

Lisa Loeb “Light” from single

 

Justin Roberts “Roller In the Coaster” from Way Out

 

They Might Be Giants “Omnicom” from Dial-A-Song Direct

 

Keith Munslow “The Leftovers” from Homemade Fun

 

The Bazillions “Family Tree” from On The Bright Side

 

Sunshine Collective “Waiting to Say Hello Again” from Up To Something Good

 

John McCutcheon “Different” from Untold

 

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Gotta Be Me” from Easy

 

The Who “The Kids Are Alright (Stereo Version)” from My Generation (Deluxe Edition)

 

The Deedle Deedle Dees “Marie Curie” from Strange Dees, Indeed

 

Wurlitzer model 156 Band Organ “Louise” from Catch The Brass Ring

 

Brave Combo “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” from It’s Christmas, Man!

 

Uncle Jim “I’m So Happy” from Let There Be Fun

 

Rolie Polie Guacamole “Circle Game” from Houses Of The Moly

 

Paul Winter Consort (Pete Seeger) “Garbage” from Pete

 

Ray Charles “Mess Around” from Ultimate Hits Collection: Ray Charles

 

Rocknoceros “The Dreidel Song” from Happy Holidays from Rocknoceros

 

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Spinning” from Meshugana

 

Todd Wees “Please and Thank-you” from My Next Birthday

 

Ellis Paul “Rosa Parks” from The Hero in You

 

Billy Jonas “You Are Not Alone” from Happy Accidents

 

Story Laurie & Friends “Grandma Said” from Groovin’ in the Garden

 

The Doo-Dads “Forever I Love You (Featuring Alejandro Escovedo)” from Rock and Roll!

 

Brady Rymer “Trim the Tree” from Jitterbug Holiday 09

 

Andrew & Polly “Little Bitta You” from Odds & Ends

 

Your Imaginary Friend “Don’t You Push Me Down” from Your Imaginary Friend

 

Work o’ the Weavers “My Peace” from Pete Remembers Woody

 

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round November 21, 2015 (ep.378)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason
Rocknoceros “This Thanksgiving” from Happy Holidays from Rocknoceros
Jeff Lynne’s ELO “The Sun Will Shine On You” from Alone In The Universe
Jamie Lee Curtis “My Helping Hands” from Family Time
Ziggy Marley “Family Time” from Family Time
Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Happy Adoption Day” by John McCutcheon by Julie Paschkis.
John McCutcheon “Happy Adoption Day” from Celebration Of Family
Miss Lynn “Once Upon A Time” from Something New
Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorković “Road Trip” from KDHX instudio
They Might Be Giants “Then the Kids Took Over” from why?
Brave Combo “Thanksgiving Day” from Holidays!
Kindiependent: members of Recess Monkey, The Not Its!, Caspar Babypants, Johnny Bregar, The Board of Education and The Harmonic “Kids’ Table” from single
Dan Zanes & Friends “Thank You” from Little Nut Tree
Sonia De Los Santos “El Martillo” from Mi Viaje: De Nuevo León To the New York Island
The Verve Pipe “When Grandma Says No” from Are We There Yet?
Recess Monkey “Grandmom’s House” from Flying!
Wurlitzer Model 165 Band Organ “Doo Wacko Doo” from Catch The Brass Ring
Ambrosia Parsley “Everybody Came” from For The Kids Too
Michael and the Rockness Monsters “Pretty Little World” from single
John McCutcheon “Thanksgiving Day” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Autumn Songs
John Lithgow “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House” from Singin’ In the Bathtub
Justin Roberts “I Lost the Tooth I Lost” from Way Out
Bari Koral “Gingerbread Man” from Anna and The Cupcakes
Noises Dad Makes “Children’s Table – (Alternate Vocal)” from All You Can Eat
Keller Williams “Grandma’s Feather Bed” from Kids
Elizabeth King & Otto Krease “We Gather Together” from Simple Gifts – 50 Mandolin Favorites
Mr. Ray “Born From Our Heart” from Welcome To The Music Room
Judy Kuhn “Colors of the Wind (From Disney’s ”Pocahontas”)” from soundtrack
The Okee Dokee Brothers “What We Got” from Take It Outside
Sarah Lee Guthrie & Family “’Cuz We’re Cousins” from Go Waggaloo
Laurie Berkner “(I’m Gonna Eat) On Thanksgiving Day” from Whaddaya Think of That?
Renee & Friends “Gather Round (feat. Lisa Loeb)” from Simpatico
The Ikettes “(I’m So) Thankful” from Soul Cargo Vol. 1
Tom Chapin “Thanksgiving Day” from Mother Earth

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round November 14, 2015 (ep.377)

with special guest programmer: Lloyd H. Miller
Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason
Ray Charles “You Are My Sunshine” from The Best Of Soul Vol.1
Dean Jones “Hail! Hail! the Gang’s All Here!” from Rock Paper Scissors
Roy Nathanson & Sotto Voce “i Can See Clearly Now” from Complicated Day
Dr. John “Iko Iko” from The Essentials: Dr. John
Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Max The Brave” by
Cat Stevens “If You Want to Sing out, Sing Out” from Footsteps in the Dark – Greatest Hits, Vol. 2
The Deedle Deedle Dees “Mayor LaGuardia’s Stomach” from Strange Dees, Indeed
Mavis Staples “We Shall Not be Moved” from We’ll Never Turn Back
Jazzy Ash “Salmon Song” from Home
Billy Kelly & Molly Ledford “Standing By You, Sapling” from Trees
Bobby Bare “Singin’ in The Kitchen” from Bobby Bare Sings Lullabys, Legends…
Dog On Fleas “Buffalo Gals” from The Bestest Of The Best
Dinah Washington “Without A Song” from The Complete Dinah Washington On Mercury, Vol. 2 (1950 – 1952)
Lloyd H. Miller “I’m Gonna Light Up the World” from Live in studio
Lloyd H. Miller “When We Sing Together” from Live in studio
Fannie Lou Hamer “This Little Light of Mine” from Songs My Mother Taught Me
Roy Nathanson & Sotto Voce “Nettle Song” from Complicated Day
Billie Holiday “When Your’e Smiling” from Music For Silent Moives
Harry Belefonte & Miriam Makeba “My Angel (Malaika)” from An Evening WIth Belefonte/Makeba
Frances England “All the Ways” from Mind Of My Own
Kishore Kumer “Ina Meena Dika (It’s Happening Now)” from The Golden Collection
Lloyd H. Miller “song 3” from Live in studio
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Secret Handshake” from Underground Playground

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings “This Land is Your Land (From the Motion Picture “Up in the Air”)” from This Land Is Your Land (From the Motion Picture “Up in the Air”)

Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round November 7, 2015 (ep.376)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Lucky Diaz
“The Best Day” from The Best Day – Single

Stevie Wonder
“Nothing’s Too Good for My Baby” from The Complete Motown Singles- Vol.6: 1966

The Monkees
“Saturday’s Child” from The Monkees
Tim Kubart “Biggest Brother” from Home
Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Harriet The Spy” by Louise Fitzhugh.
The Bazillions “Favorite Book” from On The Bright Side
Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Here Come the Trees” from Trees

They Might Be Giants
“Elephants (feat. Danny Weinkauf)” from why?

Mikey’s Band
“When I Grow Up” from Blast Off With Mikey’s Band

The Marvelettes
“Destination: Anywhere” from The Ultimate Collection
Sonshine and Broccoli “Try Something New” from It’s A Beautiful Day
The Board of Education “Vasimr (to Mars!)” from Binary

Alexandra Geis
“Odd Girl Out” from single
The Deedle Deedle Dees “Cool Papa Bell” from Strange Dees, Indeed

Wurlitzer 153 Military Style Band Organ
“Jumpin’ at the Woodside” from Wurlitzer Melodies At the Lake

Pete Seeger
“Take It From Dr. King” from Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger Vol. 3

Fleetwood Mac
“Don’t Stop” from Rumours

The Verve Pipe
“Get Happy” from Smiles Ahead

Frances England
“Big Heart” from Mind Of My Own

John Hartford
“Little Boy” from Down on the River

Suzy Bogguss
“Old Dan Tucker” from American Folk Songbook
Sunshine Collective “Take Me Away” from Up To Something Good
Lloyd H. Miller “Henry Box Brown (feat. Curt Garey, Janelle Reichman & Chris Johnson)” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
Lisa Loeb Official “In the Details” from A World of Happiness (Bonus Track Version)
Justin Roberts “One Little Cookie” from Yellow Bus

Jeff Lynne’s ELO
“One Step At A Time” from Jeff Lynne’s ELO: Alone In The Universe

Jack Johnson
“The Sharing Song” from Sing-A-Longs & Lullabies for the Film Curious George (Original Soundtrack)

Jr. Walker & The All Stars
“How Sweet It Is (To be loved by you)” from The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 6: 1966
Little Miss Ann “Stand Up” from Clap for Love

Danielle Sansone
“Blanket” from Two Flowers

Pete Seeger
“Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round October 31, 2015 (ep.375)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

 

Danny Elfman “This Is Halloween (demo)” from Nightmare Before Christmas

 

Justin Roberts “Maybe the Monster” from Meltdown!

 

Trout Fishing in America – ofFISHal page “It Must Be Halloween” from Big Round World

 

Boy O Boy “Munsters” from Ska Gone South

 

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Mummy Cat” by Marcus Ewert and Lisa Brown.

Warren Zevon “Werewolves Of London” from Excitable Boy

 

Bobby “Boris” Pickett “Monster Mash” from 45

 

Ralph’s World “Harry’s Haunted Halloween Circus” from Ralph’s World Rocks and Reads!

 

Marni Nixon & Rex Thompson “I Whistle a Happy Tune” from The King & I (Soundtrack)

 

Los Lobos “Grim Grinning Ghosts” from Los Lobos Goes Disney

 

The Plants “October 31st” from In Full Bloom

 

Grover “The Monster in the Mirror” from Sesame Street Platinum

 

Shira & Friends “I Want a Monster” from When You’re A Kid

 

Boxtop Jenkins (Official Fanpage) “Gettin’ Down On Halloween” from You’re Happier When You’re Happy

 

Bow Wow Wow “I Want Candy” from Aphrodisiac – The Best of Bow Wow Wow

 

Welte Wotan Band Organ “Undertaker Blues” from Karussells Of Europe

 

John McCutcheon “Halloween” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Autumn Songs

 

Mr. Whit “I’m Not Scared” from Just One More

 

Brave Combo “Vampire Twist” from Holidays!

 

Celia “Ghost Riders” from KDHX instudio

 

Jumpin’ Gene Simmons “Haunted House” from 45

 

John Buzon Trio “Mr.Ghost Goes To Town” from Ultra-Lounge, Vol. 11: Organs In Orbit

 

Jonathan Richman “Vampire Girl” from You Must Ask the Heart

 

Barenaked Ladies “The Ninjas” from Snacktime!

 

Mr. Whirly “Bumps In The Night” from single

 

Ratboy Jr. “Where Do Monsters Go?” from Champions of the Universe

 

The Deedle Deedle Dees “River of Blood” from Strange Dees, Indeed

 

Hurtin’ Buckaroos “Skalloween” from Freedom Sounds – A tribute to the Skatalites

 

Justin Roberts “Trick Or Treat” from Jungle Gym

 

The Baby Grands “Sugar Makes Me Loco” from The Baby Grands

 

Mister G “Ghosts and Goblins” from Bugs

 

The Sippy Cups “The Day After Halloween” from One Day Soon – EP

 

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round October 24, 2015 (ep.374)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

 

Art Garfunkel “Morning Has Broken” from Songs From a Parent To A Child

 

Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights “Falling” from Falling – single

 

The Nields “Come Go with Me” from Rock All Day Rock All Night

 

Sugar Free Allstars “Ready to Give Up Teddy” from All on a Sunday Afternoon

 

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Science Verse” by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith.

They Might Be Giants “Science Is Real” from Here Comes Science

 

They Might Be Giants “Meet the Elements” from Here Comes Science

 

The English Beat “Can’t Get Used to Losing You” from I Just Can’t Stop It

 

They Might Be Giants “To A Forest” from Dial-A-Song Direct

 

Renee & Jeremy “(I Wanna Be Like) Madam Curie” from Science Fair

 

Ellis Paul “I Like To Swing” from Dragonfly Races

 

Susan Salidor “So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Yuh” from Little Voices In My Head

 

Justin Roberts “My Brother Did It” from Meltdown!

 

Bang Matu & Orquesta Kingston “Autumn Leaves” from Magia Negra

 

Dave Kinnoin “Greater Than Our Fears” from The Best In Me

 

The Supremes “The Happening” from The Ultimate Collection: Diana Ross & The Supremes

 

Lisa Loeb “Had A Little Nut Tree” from Nursery Rhyme Parade

 

Wurlitzer Band Organ “Old Reliable March” from Catch The Brass Ring

 

Alison Faith Levy “Itsy Bitsy Spider” from World Of Wonder

 

Fire Dog “You Don’t Know My Momma” from For The Kids

 

Tim and the Space Cadets “2nd Grade Show” from Anthems For Adventure

 

The Aquabats! “Pizza Day (edited)” from Myths, Legends and Other Amazing Adventures Vol. 2

 

The Not-Its! “Busy” from Kidquake!

 

The Board Of Education “First Day” from Binary

 

Asylum Street Spankers “Be Like You” from Mommy Says No!

 

Peter, Paul & Mary “Kisses Sweeter Than Wine” from Around the Campfire

 

Elizabeth Mitchell “The Happy Song” from The Happy Song – Single

 

The Harmonica Pocket “Waiting Always Takes a Long Time” from Apple Apple

 

Keller Williams “Car Seat” from Kids

 

Willie Nelson and Toots Hibbert “I’m a Worried Man” from Countryman

 

Boxtop Jenkins “Wag More (feat. Indigo Girls)” from You’re Happier When You’re Happy

 

The Baby Grands “Dinosaur” from The Baby Grands II

 

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Wash Your Face” from Take It Outside

 

The Bazillions “Out Of The Box” from Heads or Tales

 

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Sunday April 19, 2015Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round October 17, 2015 (ep.373)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason
Andrew & Polly “Mama Slow Down” from Odds & Ends
The Beatles “Good Day Sunshine” from Revolver
Charity and the JAMband “You Are My Sunshine” from Family Values
Recess Monkey “Flying” from Flying!
Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “I’m Gonna Like Me” by Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell.
The Verve Pipe “I Didn’t Get My Note Signed” from Are We There Yet?
The Pretenders “Kid” from The Singles
Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band with Micha Player “Explorer” from Luckiest Adventure
They Might Be Giants “Prepare” from Dial-A-Song Direct
The Royal Order of Chords and Keys (R.O.C.K.) “Cookies and Milk” from Punk Rock, One Sock!!!
The Bazillions “Front Seat” from Heads or Tales
Mister G “Baila Como Las Hormigas” from Los Animales
FIRE DOG “Bessie Coleman” from For The Kids
The Pop Ups “Indoor Picnic” from Great Pretenders Club
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Space Cadet” from Make Believers
Wurlitzer Model 165 Band Organ “American Patrol” from Catch The Brass Ring
John McCutcheon “When I Grow Up” from The Greatest Story Never Told
Big Smith “She’ll Be Comin’ ’round the Mountain” from From Hay to Zzzzzz
Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer “Syncopated Washboard Rhythm Song” from Banjo to Beatbox
Wee Hairy Beasties “I’m an A.N.T.” from Animal Crackers
Alastair Moock Music & Friends “It Takes All Kinds” from All Kinds Of Me and You
Justin Roberts “Humpty’s at It Again” from Way Out
Randy & Dave “Never Ever” from Calling All Elephants
Lori Henriques “Dream Jane Dream” from How Great Can This Day Be
Jeff Lynne’s ELO “When I Was A Boy” from Jeff Lynne’s ELO: Alone In The Universe
Frances England “Big Heart” from Mind Of My Own
Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “The Relatives Came” from Brady Rymer & The Little Band That Could
Bill Harley “Grownups Are Strange” from More Favorite Songs and A New Story
Ellis Paul “Walking After Midnight/Change” from The Day After Everything Changed
Wendy & DB “Shine A Light” from It’s A Doo Da Day

Renee & Friends “Wherever You Go (feat. Jeremy Toback)” from Simpatico


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round October 10, 2015 (ep.372)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

The Sippy Cups “Look On Up” from The Time Machine

Andrew & Polly “Critters” from Odds & Ends

Suggs “I’m Only Sleeping” from The Lone Ranger

Jonathan Coulton “IKEA” from JoCo Looks Back

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “The World According To Humphery” by Betty G. Birney.

Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke “Big Pet Pig” from Rise And Shine

Stacey Peasley “Pick A Pumpkin” from single

They Might Be Giants “Black Ops (Alt. Version)” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Electric Light Orchestra “Rock ‘n’ Roll Is King” from All Over The World

The Bazillions “Family Tree” from On The Bright Side

Randy Kaplan “i Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’” from The Kids Are All ID

The Nields “You Don’t Have That Kind of Time” from XVII

The Charlie Daniels Band “John Henry” from By The Light Of The Moon

Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings “This Land Is Your Land” from single

Wurlitzer #146 Band Organ “All Boys Love Mary” from Wurlitzer Carousel Organ Varieties Vol. 3

Tower Of Power “Mr. Pitiful (feat. Sam Moore)” from Great American Soulbook

The Morells “Mom’s Got A Headache” from The Morells

The Okee Dokee Brothers “What We Got” from Take It Outside

Terrance Simien “Take Care of the Children” from Creole For Kidz

John Lennon “Watching the Wheels” from Double Fantasy

Justin Roberts “Moving” from Not Naptime

Renee & Friends “You and Me” from Simpatico

Tim Kubart “Better (feat. Laurie Berkner)” from Home

Mil’s Trills “Just A Little Bit” from Now That We’re Friends

Traveling Wilburys “Not Alone Any More” from Volume One

Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)” from Too-Rye-Ay

The Terrible Twos “Old Man Miller” from Jerzy The Giant

Dan Zanes & Friends “On The Sunny Side Of The Street” from Rocketship Beach

The Jellydots “Pretty Little Baby” from Changing Skies

Uncle Rock “Very Good Question” from The Big Picture

Jamie Broza “Be Nice to Old People” from Someone Else’s Shoes

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round October 3, 2015 (ep.371)

Thanks to Uncle Nick for running the Merry-Go-Round
while Grandfather Stark was at 43rd Annual National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN.

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At the Farm With Farmer Jason

Justin Roberts “Picture Day” from Way Out

The Police “One World (Not Three)” from Message In A Box

Pete Seeger “Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream” from If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle

Barenaked Ladies “The Other Day I Met a Bear” from For The Kids Three!

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian,
Discussed “”Dewey Bob” by Judy Schahner.

They Might Be Giants “Moles, Hounds, Bear, Bees, And Hares” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Lloyd H. Miller “Follow the Drinking Gourd (feat. Curt Garey, Shamsi Ruhe, Chris Johnson & Janelle Reichman)” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!

Molly Ledord & Billy Kelly “Acorns” from Trees

Bonerama “You’ve got a Friend in Me” from Funky Kidz

Fozzie and Kermit “Movin’ Right Along” from The Muppet Show: Music, Mayhem, and More! – The 25th Anniversary Collection

Johnny Cymbal “Mr. Bass Man” from Rock n Roll Heaven

Victoria Williams “Frying pan” from This Moment – Live in Toronto

Big Smith “12″ 3-Speed Oscillating Fan” from Big Rock

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Aie Aie Mon Coeur” from The Amaryllis

Langley Schools Music Project “I’m into Something Good” from Innocence and Despair

Pokey LaFarge “Born In St Louis” from KDHX No 8

Hotel Faux Pas “I Like Soup” from Flammable Pajamas

Billy Kelly “People Really Like Milk” from Thank You For Joining The Happy Club

Justin Roberts “Apple tree” from Great Big Sun

Jonathan Coulton “The Princess Who Saved Herself” from Many Hands – Family Music For Haiti

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Froggie Went a Courtin’” from What A Zoo!

Alastair Moock & Friends “I Am Malala” from All Kinds Of Me and You

They Might Be Giants “One Dozen Monkeys” from Here Come the 123’s

Bobby Bare, Jr. “Daddy What If (with Isabella Bare)” from Twistable Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute To Shel Silverstein

The Bazillions “My Teacher’s an Alien” from On The Bright Side

The Romantics “What I like about you” from The Romantics

The Formula Kid “To Mother From Her Son” from Posthumously, The Formula Kid

The Weepies “I Was Made for Sunny Days” from Be My Thrill

Jazzy Ash “Heebie jeebies” from Bon Voyage

The Alternate Routes “Nothing More (with Lily Costner)” from Single

Pete Seeger “Be Kind To You Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round September 26, 2015 (ep.370)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Tim Kubart “Dancing in the Kitchen” from Home

The Verve Pipe “Cereal” from A Family Album

Noel Paul Stookey “Homemade Cookie” from Share!

Jonathan Coulton “The Princess Who Saved Herself” from Many Hands – Family Music For Haiti

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Waiting” by Kevin Henkes” from KDHX instudio

The Bazillions “Sons and Daughters” from On The Bright Side

The Good Ms. Padgett “If We Must We Must” from If We Must We Must

They Might Be Giants “Say Nice Things About Detroit” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Bari Koral Family Rock Band “Kick Drum Heart” from Anna and The Cupcakes

Rolie Polie Guacamole “This Land Is Your Land” from Rolie Polie Guacamole

George Harrison “What Is Life” from All Things Must Pass

Jonathan Sprout “He Will Not Give Up” from American Heroes #3

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Never Stop Asking” from Underground Playground

The Beach Boys “Vegetables” from Good Vibrations

Paul Eakins’ Mortier Belgian Band Organ “In My Merry Oldsmobile” from More of the Wonderful Belgian Band Organ

Bix Beiderbecke & Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra “In My Merry Oldsmobile” from The Indispensable Bix Beiderbecke (1925-1930)

John McCutcheon “It’s Fall” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Autumnsongs

James Taylor “Your Smiling Face” from James Taylor’s Greatest Hits

Renee & Friends “You Were Meant to Be (feat. Glen Phillips)” from Simpatico

Johnny Fox “Virginia” from South Side Hot Sauce

The Rolling Stones “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)” from Some Girls

Christine Evans “Don’t Laugh at Me” from Don’t Laugh At Me

Randy & Dave “Miriam’s Muse” from Calling All Elephants

Mil’s Trills “When You’re Gone” from Now That We’re Friends…

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Picky Eater (Live)” from Live From Brooklyn

Chickadees “Autumn Leaves” from Songs from the Great Outdoors

Justin Roberts “Yellow Bus” from Yellow Bus

Frances England “Free To Be Me” from Family Tree

Dan Zanes & Friends “The Farmer Is the One” from Little Nut Tree

Andrew & Polly “Forever Young” from Odds & Ends

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round September 19, 2015 (ep.369)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Brady Rymer “Mama Don’t Allow” from Every Day Is A Birthday

Brave Combo “Oh, What a Beautful Morning” from Humansville

The Bazillions “Personification” from On The Bright Side

Suzi Shelton “Tomboy in a Princess Dress” from Smile In My Heart

Aretha Franklin “Respect” from 30 Greatest Hits

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Naked” by Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ridpath Ohi.

The Okee Dokee Brothers “The Naked Truth” from Take It Outside

Tim Kubart “Last Turn Home” from Home

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Adelente” from Adelante

They Might Be Giants “Trouble Awful Devil Evil” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Beatles “Here, There and Everywhere ” from Revolver

Bobby Darin “Beyond The Sea” from The Legendary Bobby Darin

Sam Butera & The Witnesses “French Poodle” from Ultra Lounge, Vol. 5: Wild, Cool & Swinging

Alastair Moock & Friends “You And Me” from All Kinds Of Me and You

Alastair Moock & Friends “This Land Is Your Land” from All Kinds Of Me and You

Renee & Friends “Precious One (feat. Sophie et Les Petits)” from Simpatico

Wurlitzer 165 Band Organ “Missouri Waltz” from Catch The Brass Ring

James and The Giant Peach Cast “Family” from James and the Giant Peach

John Lithgow “Swinging On A Star” from Singin’ In the Bathtub

Justin Roberts “Three Days” from Not Naptime

Andrew & Polly “Little Bitta You” from Odds & Ends

Lloyd H. Miller “Marching Through Georgia (feat. Chris Johnson, Dean Jones, Janelle Reichman & Curt Garey)” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory!

Glory! Hallelujah!

Woody Guthrie & Arlo Guthrie “All Work Together” from This Land Is Your Land

Bill Harley “Pirate Song” from Big Big World

Pirate Chorus “Yo Ho (A Pirate’s Life for Me)” from The Music of Disneyland

Medeski, Martin & Wood “Pirates Don’t Take Baths” from Let’s Go Everywhere

The Harmonica Pocket “It’s Gotta Rain (If You Want a Rainbow)” from Sundrops

Charity and The JAMband “We Are The Ones” from Family Values

Dave Kinnoin “It Could’ve Been Me” from The Best In Me

The Baby Grands “Why Is It W?” from The Baby Grands

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band “Jollity Farm (Remastered)” from A Dog’s Life – The Albums 1967-1972 (Remastered)

Recess Monkey “Paper Airplane” from Hot Air

Meg Primola Russell “When I Grow Up” from Puzzle

Damien Jurado & Rosie Thomas “Small As Me” from For the Kids Three!

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round September 12, 2015 (ep.368)
Happy National Grandparents Day!

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra featuring Sam Moore and Sam Brown “Together We Are Strong” from More Friends

John McCutcheon “Bigger Than Yourself” from Bigger Than Yourself

Sunshine Collective “Waiting to Say Hello Again” from Up To Something Good

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Mammoths On The Move” by Liza Wheeler and Kurt Cyrus. 

Nick Cope “Why Is the Sky Blue?” from Why Is the Sky Blue?

Justin Roberts “Fire Drill” from Jungle Gym

They Might Be Giants “Definition Of Good” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Jessica Harper “It’s a Wonderful Life” from A Wonderful Life

Babaloo “Grandma’s Scarf” from Room For Everyone

Recess Monkey “Grandpa Is a Time Machine” from Wired

Fire Dog “You Don’t Know My Momma” from For The Kids

Emily Curtis “We Belong” from Many Hands – Family Music for Haiti

Ellis Paul “Albert Einstein” from The Hero in You

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Lichtensteiner Polka” from The Amaryllis

The Nields “Joe Hill” from XVII

NRBQ “Always Safety First” from You’re Nice People You Are

Lori Henriques “Free Ride Everyday” from How Great Can This Day Be

Alastair Moock & Friends “My Life (Is A Lot Like Yours)” from All Kinds Of Me and You

Renee & Friends “Gather Round (feat. Lisa Loeb)” from Simpatico

Pete Townshend “Let My Love Open the Door” from Empty Glass

Ziggy Marley “Walk Tall (feat. Paul Simon)” from Family Time

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “On My Bike” from A Potluck

Charlie Hope “Love Shining Inside Me” from Songs, Stories and Friends 2: Where the Path Will Wind

Story Laurie & Friends “Grandma Said” from Groovin’ in the Garden

Randy Kaplan “Don’t You Leave Me Here” from The Kids Are All ID

Charity and The JAMband “We Are The Ones” from Family Values

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “From Scratch” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Rocknoceros “Always Tell Your Grandma” from PINK!

<> Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round September 5, 2015 (ep.367)

Happy Labor Day
and big thanks to Great Uncle Rich Reese for running the Merry-Go-Round
while Grandfather Stark was visiting relatives in Alabama

Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At the Farm With Farmer Jason

Scott Brookman “Start The Day” from A Song For Me, A Song For You

Paul McCartney “Great Day” from Flaming Pie

George Harrison “Blow Away” from George Harrison

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed The Day The Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers

The Pop Ups “Box of Crayons” from Radio Jungle

Jimmy Fallon “The Doors Sing “Reading Rainbow” from Blow Your Pants Off

They Might Be Giants “What Did I Do To You” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Bessie Smith “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” from Essential Bessie Smith

Brave Combo “No Work Today” from Holidays!

Fiona Fraser-Gross “Union Maid” from Keep Hoping Machine Running: Songs Of Woody Guthrie

Giorgio “Looky Looky” from single

Harry Nilsson “Blow Me Down (demo)” from Popeye Demos

The Clique “I Am Superman”from Single

Jan & Dean “The Joker Is Wild”from Jan And Dean Meet Batman

LaVern Baker “Batman To the Rescue” from Single

Pete Seeger “Solidarity Forever” from If I Had a Hammer: Songs of Hope and Struggle

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Thriller Boogie” from The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organunk 2014)

Aretha Franklin “Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive” from American Popular Song: Six Decades of Songwriters and Singers

The Association “Windy” from Groovy Baby

The Beach Boys “Dance, Dance, Dance (2003 Stereo Mix)” from Made In California

Paul McCartney “Dance Tonight” from Memory Almost Full

Del Shannon “Let’s Dance” from Rock On!

Brothers Lazaroff “She Loves to Dance” from Science Won

Tight Pants Syndrome “Get Outta My Haircut” from Fully Attractive

The Heebie Jeebies “Good Eleven” from St. Louis Schoolhouse: St. Louis Bands Pay Tribute To Schoolhouse Rock

The Nields “Which Side Are You on?” from The Full Catastrophe

Pugwash “It’s Nice to Be Nice” from Jollity

Louis Armstrong “Jeepers Creepers” from American Popular Song: Six Decades of Songwriters and Singers

Simon & Garfunkel “At the Zoo” from Bookends

John McCutcheon “Labor Day” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Autumn Songs

Pete Seeger “Be Kind To You Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round August 29, 2015 (ep.366)

Thanks to Mister Reese for helping with Drive and to everyone who contributed money to KDHX this week.

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Bill Withers “Lovely Day” from Bill Withers’ Greatest Hits

Dan Zanes & Friends “Smile Smile Smile” from Night Time

Readeez “Love’s Enough” from Songeez

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Mouse Paint” by Ellen Stoll Walsh.

The Bazillions “Favorite Book” from On The Bright Side

Lori Henriques “Something You Learn” from Outside My Door

They Might Be Giants “I Made A Mess” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Verve Pipe “I’m Not Sleeping In (Cuz It’s Saturday)” from Are We There Yet?

Laurie Berkner & Brady Rymer “There’s a Hole in the Bucket” from Laurie Berkner’s Favorite Classic Kids’ Songs

John McCutcheon “Skip To My Lou” from A Child’s Celebration of Folk Music

Barenaked Ladies “7 8 9” from Snacktime!

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Stars and Stripes Forever” from The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ

Randy Newman “We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3 (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)

Frances England “Jacques Cousteau” from Mind Of My Own

Tom Chapin “Sing Me The Story of Your Day” from Neighbor To Neighbor

The Nat King Cole Trio “Straighten Up and Fly Right” from The Best of the Nat King Cole Trio: The Instrumental Classics

Melissa Green “4 Nickels and a Dime (feat. Brooke Shields)” from Sing Loud!

Captain Bogg & Salty “Never Smile at a Crocodile” from Emphatical Piratical

Jessica Harper “My Baby Is a Genius” from Rhythm in My Shoes

Justin Roberts “Willy Was a Whale” from Yellow Bus

Lloyd H. Miller “Henry Box Brown (feat. Curt Garey, Janelle Reichman & Chris Johnson)” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!

Jack Johnson “Imagine” from Instant Karma

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round August 22, 2015 (ep.365)

Thanks to Uncle Nick for helping with Drive and to everyone who is contributing money to KDHX this week.

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Casper Babypants “Good Day Sunshine” from Beatles Baby!

Todd Wees “Please and Thank-you” from My Next Birthday

Ellis Paul “Because It’s There” from Dragonfly Races

The Sunflowers “What You Give Is What You Get” from Share!

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Covered Wagons, Bumpy Trailsby Verla Kay and S. D. Schindler

Renee & Friends “Starfish and Coffee (feat. Maya Rudolph)” from Simpatico

The Bazillions “Superhero Rock Band” from On The Bright Side

They Might Be Giants “Another Weirdo” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Randy Kaplan “Diddie Wah Diddie” from Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie

Justin Roberts “New Haircut” from Jungle Gym

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Lucy and Tighty” from Take It Outside

Talking Heads “Stay Up Late” from Little Creatures

Wurlitzer 153 Military Style Band Organ “Jumpin’ at the Woodside” from Wurlitzer Melodies At the Lake

Suggs “Off On Holiday” from The Lone Ranger

Asylum Street Spankers “You Only Love Me for My Lunchbox” from Mommy Says No!

Dog On Fleas “The Farmer Is” from Cranberry Sauce Flotilla

The Pretenders “Kid” from The Singles

Charity and The JAMband “We are the Ones” from Family Values

Brady Rymer “Instead of Watching My TV” from Every Day Is A Birthday

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Quite Like You” from Oh Lucky Day!

The Kinks “Come Dancing” from Come Dancing With the Kinks – The Best of the Kinks 1977-1986

The Beatles “Twist and Shout (Mono)” from The U.S. Albums

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round August 15, 2015 (ep.364)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Brady Rymer “Every Day Is a Birthday” from Every Day Is A Birthday

Recess Monkey “Back Pack” from Wonderstuff

John McCutcheon “New Kid in School” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Autumn Songs

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Sparky and Eddie: The First Day of School” by Tony Johnston and Susannah Ryan.

Cheech Marin “My Name Is Cheech, the School Bus Driver” from My Name Is Cheech the School Bus Driver

Justin Roberts “It’s your Birthday” from Meltdown!

They Might Be Giants “Omnicom” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Katrina & The Waves “Walking On Sunshine” from Anthology

Peter Himmelman “imagination” from My Trampoline

Keane “Somewhere Only We Know” from Hopes and Fears

NRBQ “Tonight You Belong To Me” from Grooves In Orbit

The Bazillions “Similes and Metaphors” from Heads or Tales

Trout Fishing in America “My Best Day” from INFINITY

Toucan Jam “Please Pass the Peace” from A World of Music

Billy Kelly “Happy Birthday to Your Name Here” from Again!!!

Wurlitzer 146 Carousel Organ “School Days” from Good Old U.S.A. Wurlitzer Carousel Music, Vol. 1

Chuck Berry “School Days” from Chuck Berry: His Best, Vol. 1

Rita Coolidge “Late for School Blues” from Big Blues

The Traveling Wilburys “Not Alone Any More” from The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 (Remastered)

Hullabaloo “Things Change” from Best Of Hullabaloo

Justin Roberts “Gym Class Parachute” from Jungle Gym

John McCutcheon “The Principle” from Bigger Than Yourself

The Chenille Sisters “The Stars Are Coming Out Like Popcorn” from Teaching Hippopotami

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Rosita” from Can You Canoe?

Todd Rundgren “Bang on the Drum All Day” from Hello, It’s Me and My Friends

Josh & The Jamtones “I Heart Ur Face” from Rock Steady

Milkshake “When I’m Old” from Great Day

The Sippy Cups “Seven Is the New 14” from The Time Machine

Ellis Paul “Jackie Robinson” from The Hero in You

Sugar Free Allstars “Hey Now, It’s Your Birthday” from Funky Fresh and Sugar Free

They Might Be Giants “Seven” from Here Come the 123’s

The Verve Pipe “Suppertime!” from A Family Album

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round August 8, 2015 (ep.363)

Big thanks to Mr. Wendland for hosting the Merry-Go-Round while Grandfather Stark was on vacation.

Farmer Jason “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At the Farm With Farmer Jason

Annette Funicello & The Beach Boys “The Monkey’s Uncle” from The Best of Annette

Los Lobos “The Bare Necessities” from Los Lobos Goes Disney

Mongo Santamaria “El Pussy Cat” from Feline Groovy

Rosie Flores “Red Red Robin” from The Bottle Let Me Down – Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides

The Beatles “Octopus’s Garden” from Abbey Road

Elvis Presley “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” from The King of Rock ‘N’ Roll: The Complete 50’s Masters

Bob Dorough “Ready or Not, Here I Come (5’s)” from Multiplication Rock

They Might Be Giants “Why Does the Sun Shine? (The Sun Is a Mass of Incandescent Gas) [Live]” from Why Does the Sun Shine – EP

Cake “Mahna, Mahna” from B-Sides And Rarities

Sam Cooke “(What A) Wonderful World” from The Man Who Invented Soul

Eleni Mandell “What Love Can do” from Dark Lights Up

Harry Nilsson “The Puppy Song” from Harry

Ella Fitzgerald “Old MacDonald” from Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle and Shake

Louis Prima “I Wan’na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)” from Jump, Jive An’ Wail: The Essential Louis Prima

Wee Hairy Beasties “Road Safety Song” from Animal Crackers

Pokey LaFarge “Central Time” from Pokey LaFarge

Johnny Cash “One and One Makes Two” from The Johnny Cash Children’s Album

Buddy Holly “Everyday” from 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Buddy Holly CD Comp

153 Military Style Band Organ “Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da” from Wurlitzer Melodies At the Lake

<>Leonard Bernstein & The New York Philharmonic “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34: Themes A-F” from Moonrise Kingdom

The Beach Boys “Good Vibrations” from The Very Best of the Beach Boys

The Free Design “Kites Are Fun”

< style=”font-family: arial; font-weight: bold;”> NRBQ “Always Safety First” from You’re Nice People You Are< style=”font-family: arial; font-weight: bold;”>

R.E.M. “Superman” from Life’s Rich Pageant

The Zambonis “Hockey Monkey” from More Songs About Hockey…and Buildings and Food

The Ramones “Spiderman” from Weird Tales of the Ramones

Carl Stalling “Frazzled Coyote” from The Carl Stalling Project Volume 2

Shirley Ellis “The Name Game”

Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers “Ice Cream Man” from The Best Of Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers

Jack Haley “If I Only Had A Heart” from The Wizard of Oz Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Willie Nelson “The Rainbow Connection” from Rainbow Connection

Kermit the Frog “Bein’ Green” from Sesame Street: The Sesame Street 10th Anniversary Album

Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway “You’ve Got a Friend” from Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway

Louis Armstrong “What A Wonderful World” from Louis Armstrong: Ken Burns Jazz

Patty Griffin “I Love” from I Love: Tom T. Hall’s Songs of Fox Hollow

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round August 1, 2015 (ep.362)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Catfish Hodge “Pancake Man” from Adventures At Catfish Pond

The Verve Pipe “Wake Up” from A Family Album

The Bazillions “Bad Haircut” from On The Bright Side

George Harrison “Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea” from Brainwashed

The Monkees “Papa Gene’s Blues” from Barrelfull Of Monkees

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “I’m My Own Dog” by David Ezra Stein.

Harry Belefonte “Turn The World Around” from The Essential Harry Belefonte

Milkshake “Happy Place” from Great Day

They Might Be Giants “Walking My Cat Named Dog” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Brady Rymer “Rock N Roll Mother Goose” from Every Day Is A Birthday

Ralph’s World “We Are Ants” from Ralph’s World Rocks and Reads!

Peter Himmelman “Love Can Travel” from My Lemonade Stand

< style=”font-family: arial; font-weight: bold;”>Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Coniferous Trees” from Trees

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Campin’ Tent” from Can You Canoe?

The Go-Go’s “Vacation” from Return to the Valley of the Go-Go’s

The Incredible Heat Machine “I Just Wanna Have a Good Time” from Limited Edition

Wurlitzer Model 146 Band Organ “Felicity” from Wurlitzer Carousel Organ Varieties VOl. 2

Ellis Paul “Augustus Jackson” from The Hero in You

The Nields “Organic Farm” from Rock All Day Rock All Night

Robert Preston “Seventy Six Trombones” from The Music Man (Broadway Cast)

The Beach Boys “All Summer Long” from The Warmth Of The Sun

Heidi Swedberg and the Sukey Jump Band “Train Medley” from Play!

John McCutcheon “Friends Don’t Let Friends” from Bigger Than Yourself

Bob and Marcia “Young, Gifted and Black” from Trojan UK Hits

The Everly Brothers “All I Have to Do Is a Dream” from The Everly Brothers’ Best

The Board Of Education “First Day” from Binary

Andrew & Polly “Mama Slow Down” from Odds & Ends

Bill Withers “Lean On Me” from Lean On Me – The Best of Bill Withers

Uncle Rock “You Look Good In The Rain” from The Big Picture

Justin Roberts “She Sits” from Pop Fly

The Cars “Shake It Up” from Shake It Up

Brave Combo & Tiny Tim “Bye Bye Blackbird” from Girl

Barenaked Ladies “Raisins” from Snacktime!

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round July 25, 2015 (ep.361)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Jack Johnson “People Watching” from Sing-A-Longs & Lullabies for the Film Curious George (Original Soundtrack)

Louis Jordan & Louis Armstrong “Life Is So Peculiar” from The Anthology 1938-1953

Zimbobway’s King Kingston Orchestra “Knock Me A Kiss” from Knock Me A Kiss EP

John Lithgow “Everyone Says I Love You” from The Sunny Side of The Street

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Flap Your Wings” by P.D. Eastman.

Renee & Jeremy “Welcome to This World” from It’s a Big World

Marla Lewis “We All Laugh in the Same Language” from We All Laugh In the Same Language

Barenaked Ladies “I Can Sing” from Snacktime!

They Might Be Giants “Rock Club” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Nina Simone “Ain’t Got No / I Got Life” from The Hits

Sugar Free Allstars & Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Cooperate” from Cooperate – Single

Sunshine Collective “The Ride” from Up To Something Good

Story Laurie & Friends “Homegrown Tomatoes” from Groovin’ in the Garden

Billy Kelly and Davy Jones “Me And My Brand New Haircut” from Is This Some Kind of Joke?

Justin Roberts “Taking Off My Training Wheels” from Meltdown!

The Bazillions “Q and U” from On The Bright Side

Wurlitzer #146A Band Organ “St. Louis Tickle” from Wurlitzer Carousel Organ Varieties Vol. 2

War “Why Can’t We Be Friends” from The Very Best Of War

Jerry Garcia & David Grisman “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” from Not for Kids Only

Vivi Melody & Family “My Wish For You (Duet with Donald “Poppy” Villemez)” from More Love

Jamie Broza “I’m Terrible” from Bad Mood Mom and Other Good-mood Songs By Jamie Broza

Mil’s Trills “Be Kind” from Now That We’re Friends

Bob Reuter “Interview and Performance of “I Wish I Was A Mole in The Ground'”” from KDHX instudio 2008

Ellis Paul “Chief Joseph” from The Hero in You

Tim and the Space Cadets “When I Grow Up” from The Greatest Party Ever

Andrew & Polly “Little Bitta You” from Odds & Ends

Cat Stevens “Here Comes My Baby” from On the Road to Find Out

Mr. Saxophone “Great Big Grandma” from Songs from the Treehouse

Webb Wilder & The Beatnecks “Poolside” from It Came From Nashville

Buck-O-Nine “My Town” from Twenty-Eight Teeth

Vanessa Trien & The Jumping Monkeys “One Fine Day” from Bubble Ride

Arlo Guthrie “Ring Around-A-Rosy Rag” from Alice’s Restaurant

Frances England “Vacation Delights” from Mind Of My Own

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round July 18, 2015 (ep.360)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

R.E.M. “Shiny Happy People” from Out of Time

Dan Zanes “Hail The Creatures” from Hail The Creatures – Single

Dire Straits “Twisting by the Pool” from Sultans of Swing – The Very Best of Dire Straits

Dale Watson “Drive, Drive, Drive” from Best of KDHX Musical Merry-Go-Round Live

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “John Coltrane’s Giant Steps” by Chris Raschka.

John Coltrane “Giant Steps” from Greatest Jazz & Swing Hits of 1961

Coal Train Railroad “What’s Mine Is Yours” from Coal Train Railroad

They Might Be Giants “I Am Invisible” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Recess Monkey “Covered In Band Aids” from Flying!

Creedence Clearwater Revival “Lookin’ Out My Back Door” from Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits

Brady Rymer “Under My Bed” from I Found It

The Bazillions “Ed (Been There, Done That)” from On The Bright Side

Joanie Leeds with Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Froggie Went a Courtin’” from What A Zoo!

Sunshine Collective “Up To Something Good” from Up To Something Good

Elivs Presley “Old MacDonald” from Elvis Sings For Kids

“Big Bertha” World Famous Limonaire Carousel Organ “Queen City” from “Big Bertha” World Famous Limonaire Carousel Organ

George Formby “Swimmin’ with the Wimmin” from Leaning On The Lamp Post

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Hey Now, Hey Now” from How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway

Jessica Harper “It’s a Wonderful Life” from A Wonderful Life

Peter Himmelman “Little Bitty Baby” from My Best Friend Is A Salamander

Bob Geldof “The Happy Club” from The Happy Club

Josh & The Jamtones “L-O-V-E” from Rock Steady

Doc Watson and Bootsy Collins “Wabash Cannonball” from GrooveGrass 101

Asylum Street Spankers “Training Wheel Rag” from Mommy Says No!

In The Nick Of Time “I Tried It, I Liked It!” from Making Silly Faces

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “The National Tree of England” from Trees

ABBA “Mamma Mia” from Gold Greatest Hits

Andrew & Polly “Forever Young” from Odds & Ends

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band “Mickey’s Son and Daughter” from Gorilla

Astrograss “Let Me Stay Up All Night” from Let Me Stay Up All Night

Bill Harley “Barbie’s Head Is Missing” from I Wanna Play

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round July 11, 2015 (ep.359)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

The Bazillions “Use A Contraction” from On The Bright Side

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Bluegrass For Breakfast” from Take It Outside

Alastair Moock & Friends “Kenya Imagine?” from All Kinds Of Me and You

The Verve Pipe “When One Became Two” from A Family Album

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “You Nest Here With Me” by Jane Yolen, Heidi Stemple, Melissa Sweet.

Brady Rymer “Love Me for Who I Am” from Love Me For Who I Am

Vivi Melody & Family “We Can Still Be Friends (with Billy David)” from More Love

They Might Be Giants “The Velvet Ape” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Alison Faith Levy “The Start of Things” from The Start Of Things

Randy & Dave “Last Word” from Calling All Elephants

Mil’s Trills featuring Amelia Robinson “Calypso” from Everyone Together Now!

Josh & The Jamtones “Tailfeather” from Rock Steady

John McCutcheon “Along Came You” from Passage

Recess Monkey “Carousel” from In Tents

The Beatles “I’ve Just Seen a Face” from Help!

Wurlitzer Band Organ “When My Sugar Walks Down The Street” from Catch The Brass Ring

Lori Henriques “Happy to Be Me” from Outside My Door

Lloyd H. Miller “Follow the Drinking Gourd (feat. Curt Garey, Shamsi Ruhe, Chris Johnson & Janelle Reichman)” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory!

Glory! Hallelujah!

Ellis Paul “Woody Guthrie, Working Man” from The Hero in You

Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower “Interview and performance of “Lovely Day”, “Who’s My Pretty Baby”, “You Are My Sunshine”” from KDHX

instudio

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Mayim” from Meshugana

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Adelente” from Adelante

Funky Mama “Gonna Be Alright (feat. Chris Wiser & Jarrod Eyler)” from 10

Justin Roberts “Sleepoverland” from Jungle Gym

Danny Weinkauf “The Kidney That Lived in Four People” from No School Today

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Gotta Be Me” from Easy

Bill Harley “You’re Driving Me Crazy” from Down In The Packpack

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round July 4, 2015 (ep.358)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Brave Combo “Precious Freedom” from Holidays!

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Tomorrow’s People” from Just Say Hi!

Billy Kelly “That Old American Flag” from The Family Garden

Grenadilla “The Family Song” from Grenadilla

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “This Book Ate My Dog” by Richard Byrne.

Walter Martin feat. Matt Berninger “We Like The Zoo (‘Cause We’re Animals too)” from We’re All Young Together

Key Wilde and Mr. Clarke “Animal Kingdom” from Animal Tales

Ellis Paul “Ben Franklin” from The Hero in You

They Might Be Giants “Bills, Bills, Bills” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Kim Wilde “Kids in America” from Kim Wilde

Josh & The Jamtones “Monkeyman” from Rock Steady

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Speedy Gonzales” from Adelante

Stan Freberg “Declaration of Independance” from Stan Freberg Presents The USA Vol.1

Jonathan Sprout “What He Wrote” from American Heroes #3

Wurlitizer Band Organ “Liberty Bell” from Carousel Memories

John McCutcheon “I Love Summer” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Summersongs

Ralph’s World “Sawdust and Spangles” from Rocks and Reads!

Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots “Lemonade!” from Food!

Ted Danson “Reflections of Woody Guthrie” from Freedom

Slaid Cleaves, Jimmy LaFave, Ellis Paul, Sarah Lee Guthrie, Bob Childers, Johnny Irion, … “This Land is Your Land” from The Woody Guthrie

Tribute Tour: Ribbon Of Highway

Randy Kaplan “The Darby Ram” from The Kids Are All ID

Mister G “El Leon y La Luna” from Los Animales

Jazzy Ash “Heebie Jeebies” from Bon Voyage

Red Yarn “Aint Gonna Rain” from Deep Woods Revival

Chicago “Saturday in the Park” from Chicago V

Hullabaloo “I Wear Pink” from single

Justin Roberts “Best Friend” from Way Out

Schoolhouse Rock “Fireworks” from America Rock

Beethoven’s Wig “1812 Overture (Excerpt)” from Beethoven’s Wig: Sing Along Symphonies

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round June 27, 2015 (ep.357)

Happy Pride Weekend!

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower “This Land is your Land” from Little Seed

Suzi Shelton “Let Your Light Shine (with Mike Messer)” from Smile In My Heart

Alastair Moock & Friends “It Takes All Kinds” from All Kinds Of Me and You

The Wanna Bees “Dream Big” from Dream Big

Interview “Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Sam and Dave Dig A Hole” by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen.

The Baby Grands “Diggin’ a Hole to China” from The Baby Grands

They Might Be Giants “And Mom And Kid” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Family Song” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Karen K & Mista Cookie Jar “Rainbow” from Rainbow – Single

Ziggy Marley (with Laurie Berkner) “Future Man, Future Lady” from Family Time

Alison Faith Levy “The Start of Things” from The Start Of Things

The Hipwaders “Smile About” from Year-Round Sounds

Justin Roberts “The Princess Wore Pink” from Recess

The Pop Ups “Getting the Job Done” from Appetite For Construction

Fred Small “Everything Possible” from No Limit

Wurlitzer Band Organ “King of the Air March” from Catch The Brass Ring

Nick Cope “Another Day for Me” from The Pirate’s Breakfast

Butterfly Boucher “I’m Different” from For the Kids Too

George Harrison “All Those Years Ago” from Somewhere in England

The Not-Its! “Love is Love” from Raise Your Hand

Recess Monkey “Carry a Tune” from Hot Air

Jazzy Ash “Firefly” from Bon Voyage

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Time Machine” from The Perfect Quirk

The Terrible Twos “We Can All Get Along With Dinosaurs” from If You Ever See An Owl…

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Walking With Spring” from Through The Woods

Bert and Ernie “But I Like You” from Songs From The Street

Lori Henriques “In a Park” from How Great Can This Day Be

Mr. Gabe and The Circle Time All-Stars “Metro Train” from Metro Train

Peter, Paul & Mary with Holly Near “Home is Where the Heart Is” from LifeLines

Alastair Moock “Two Mommies” from A Cow Says Moock

The Bazillions “Personification” from On The Bright Side

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round June 20, 2015 (ep.356)

Happy Father’s Day
Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Brave Combo “Father’s Day” from Holidays!

Leon Redbone “Dancin’ On Daddy’s Shoes” from Whistling In the Wind

Babaloo and Corey “Daddy’s Girl” from KDHX in studio

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “My Home” from Just Say Hi!

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China” translated and illustrated by Ed

Young.

Big Bopper “Little Red Riding Hood” from The Day the Music Died – In Memory of the Big Bopper

Alexandra and The Good Batch “Reddotdaddyday” from Extended Playdate

Mr. Gabe and The Circle Time All-Stars “Good Daddy, Bad Daddy” from Metro Train

Alex Volz “The Wish Monster” from Awesome Songs For Cool Kids

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “My Dad” from Good Egg

Ellis Paul “Nine Months to Fix the World” from Ellis Paul the Dragonfly Races

Stacey Peasely “Snuggle Daddy” from Together

Gunnar Madsen “Summertime is Here” from Old Mr. Mackle Hackle

The Harmonica Pocket “Sundrops” from Sundrops

Pianosaurus “The Letter” from Groovy Neighborhood

Justin Roberts “Stay-At-Home Dad” from Pop Fly

Wurlitzer 146 Carousel Organ “In The Good Old Summertime” from Good Old U.S.A. Wurlitzer Carousel Music, Vol. 1

Les Paul & Mary Ford “In the Good Old Summer Time” from Best Of The Capitol Masters

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “(It’s Just a) Dumb Ol’ Stick” from Trees

Funky Mama “My Dad Rocks” from Moo Juice

Play Date “Hug Hug Hug” from We All Shine

The Boogers  Interview and performance of “It’s A Sunny Day” , “It’s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood” ,”This Land is Your Land” , “Steppin’

Stone”” from KDHX instudio

Bill Harley “Dad Threw the TV Out The Window” from PLAY IT AGAIN

¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! “Daddy Was a Migrant Worker” from ¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Suzi Shelton “Mama’s House, Daddy’s House” from No Ordinary Day

John McCutcheon “With My Father” from Passage

Mr. Ray “First Father’s Day” from Family Ride

Keith Munslow “Dad Is Takin’ a Nap” from Tiny Destroyer

Kira Willey “Dancing with My Daddy” from How to Be a Cloud: Yoga Songs for Kids Vol. 3

Peter Himmelman “My Father’s An Accountant” from My Green Kite

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round June 13, 2015 (ep.355)

Thanks to everyone who contributed to KDHX during this summer’s drive show.
and special thanks to Uncle Nick for getting up early on a Saturday morning to help talk about Drive.

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Caspar Babypants “Good Morning (Rise and Shine)” from Rise and Shine

The Verve Pipe “I’m Not Sleeping In (Cuz It’s Saturday)” from Are We There Yet?

The Bazillions “Super Hero Rock Band” from On The Bright Side

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “Petunia” by Roger Duvoisin.

Mister G “Everything’s Free At the Library” from The Bossy E

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Pinata Attack” from Pinata Attack – Single

Paul Spring “Peter Pan” from Home Of Song

They Might Be Giants “Hello Mrs. Wheelyke” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Alastair Moock & Friends “My Life (Is A Lot Like Yours)” from All Kinds Of Me and You

Randy Kaplan “So Funny I Forgot to Laugh” from Jam On Rye

Justin Roberts “Kickboard, Baby, Yeah” from Pop Fly

Charity and The JAMband “Sing A Summer Song” from single

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Puttin’ on the Ritz” from The Amaryllis

Danny Weinkauf “Archaeology” from No School Today

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Hipster in the Making” from Good Egg

Alison Faith Levy “If You Want to Sing out, Sing Out” from The Start Of Things

Recess Monkey “What Do You See” from Hot Air

Blue Swede “Hooked On A Feeling” from Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mixtape

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Lighten Your Load” from Through The Woods

Red Yarn “Groundhog” from Deep Woods Revival

The Boogers “My Baseball Bat” from Let’s Go!

Josh & The Jamtones “Swing Low” from Bear Hunt!

Mil’s Trills featuring Amelia Robinson “You Have My Heart” from Everyone Together Now!

Dave Nachmanoff “Grateful” from Gratitude Attitude

Mr. and Mrs. Muffins “It’s Such a Good Feeling” from The Misty Cowboy and Other Songs…

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round June 6, 2015 (ep.354)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Sugar Free Allstars “Gotta Get Up (feat. Jack Forman & Shine)” from All on a Sunday Afternoon

Recess Monkey “Hand Me Downs” from Hot Air

Stacey Peasley “Wrecking Machine” from Lucky Day

The Bazillions “Family Tree” from On The Bright Side

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “The Day The Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers.

The Pop Ups “Box of Crayons” from Radio Jungle

The Turtles “Happy Together” from single

Queen “Lazing On a Sunday Afternoon” from A Night at the Opera

They Might Be Giants “Sold My Mind To The Kremlin” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Dance ‘Til I Drop” from Just Say Hi!

Alastair Moock & Friends “I Am Malala” from All Kinds Of Me and You

Dan Zanes & Friends “Pollito Chicken (feat. La Bruja)” from ¡Nueva York!

Heidi Swedberg & The Sukey Jump Band “Turn The World Around” from My Cup of Tea

The Harmonica Pocket “I Love Ukuleles” from Sundrops

Frances England “Jacques Cousteau” from Mind Of My Own

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Great Waldo Pepper March” from The Amaryllis

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Campin’ Tent” from Can You Canoe?

Red Yarn “Jig Along Home” from Deep Woods Revival

Dave Kinnoin “It Could’ve Been Me” from The Best In Me

Danny Weinkauf “Ice Cream” from No School Today

Randy Kaplan “Ice Cream Man Rag” from Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie

Lori Henriques “Dream Jane Dream” from How Great Can This Day Be

The Verve Pipe “We Had To Go Home” from A Family Album

Justin Roberts “Obsessed By Trucks” from Jungle Gym

Play Date “Cardboard Box” from We All Shine

Shine and The Moonbeams “Bully Bully” from Shine and The Moonbeams

The Boogers “This Land is Your Land” from Extractum Victoris

Anathallo “If You’re Happy and You Know It” from For the Kids Three!

Lloyd H. Miller “Henry Box Brown” from Glory, Glory, Hallelujah

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Lemonade Stand” from A Potluck

Jessica Harper “My Advice” from Hey, Picasso

Ralph’s World “The First Time” from All Around Ralph’s World

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain

 


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round May 30, 2015 (ep.353)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Brian Wilson “We Belong Together” from In The Key Of Disney

The Harmonic Pocket “It’s Gotta Rain (If You Want a Rainbow)” from Sundrops

Barenaked Ladies “If I Had a $1,000,000” from unknown

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Time Of Wonder” by Robert McCloskey” from KDHX instudio

The Bazillions “Favorite Book” from On The Bright Side

Trout Fishing in America “What I Want Is a Proper Cup of Coffee” from Big Trouble

Louis Jordan “The Two Little Squirrels (Nuts To You)” from The Anthology

They Might Be Giants “Aaa” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Quincy Jones & His Orchestra “Soul Bossa Nova” from Big Band Bossa Nova

Justin Roberts “Looking For Trains” from Recess

Nina Simone “My Baby Just Cares For Me” from Film Music – Cine 1

Lori Henriques “Dinosaur” from The World Is a Curious Place to Live

Keane “Somewhere Only We Know” from Hopes and Fears

The Board Of Education “The Three Dimensions of Greta” from Binary

King Arthur’s Carousel Band Organ “Dumbo Medley” from King Arthur’s Carousel

Bing Crosby “Swinging On A Star” from single

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “On My Bike” from A Potluck

Alastair Moock & Friends “It Takes All Kinds” from All Kinds Of Me and You

The Terrible Twos “We Can All Get Along With Dinosaurs” from If You Ever See An Owl…

Marshall Crenshaw
Interview and performance of “Passing Through” , “There She Goes”” from KDHX instudio

Recess Monkey “Paper Airplane” from Hot Air

Playdate “We All Shine” from We All Shine

Leslie Vogel “The Band Keeps Playing” from The Gap In The Fence

Hilary Grist “Tomorrow is a Chance to Start Over (song)” from Tomorrow is a Chance to Start Over

John Hartford “Little Boy” from Down on the River

Dog On Fleas “Bling-Blang” from Cranberry Sauce Flotilla

Rocknoceros “Don’t Give Up” from PINK!

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round May 23, 2015 (ep.352)

Thanks to Uncle Nick for running the Merry-Go-Round while Grandfather Stark was on vacation.

Farmer Jason “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At the Farm With Farmer Jason

The Muppets “Llfe’s A Happy Song” from The Muppets

Justin Roberts The Backyard Super Kid from “Pop Fly”

Petra Haden and Bill Frisell “I Don’t Want to Grow Up” from Petra Haden and Bill Frisell

The Eels “Living Life” from The Late Great Daniel Johnston: Discovered/Covered

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Here Come the Trees” from Trees

Peggy Lee “Close Your Eyes” from Miss Peggy Lee

Damien Juardo and Rosie Thomas “Small As Me” from For The Kids Three!

They Might Be Giants “Starry Eyes” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Mary Lou Lord with Semisonic “Sugar Sugar” from Saturday Morning Cartoon’s Greatest Hits

Walter Martin featuring Kat Edmondson “I-M-A-G-I-N-A-T-I-O-N” from We’re All Young Together

Elizabeth Mitchell & Lisa Loeb “Little Red Caboose” from Catch the Moon

Brady Rymer “It’s All How You Look At It” from Look At My Belly

Dala “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” from Sing Me to Sleep – Indie Lullabies 2010

Randy & Dave “Puzzle” from Calling All Elephants

Jerry Garcia & David Grisman “Jenny Jenkins” from Not for Kids Only

Danny Weinkauf “Champion of the Spelling Bee” from No School Today

Hotel Faux Pas “Ukele (How I Won The Spelling Bee)” from Flammable Pajamas

Steve Martin “Daddy Played The Banjo” from The Crow

Joni Mitchell “The Circle Game” from Hits and Misses

Alice Cooper “School’s Out” from The Best Of Alice Cooper: Mascara & Monsters

“Weird Al” Yankovic “The Saga Begins” from Running With Scissors

Muppets “Bohemian Rhapsody” from single

The Okee Dokee Brothers “The Extraterrestials” from Take It Outside CD Album

The Langley Schools Music Project “I’m Into Something Good” from Innocence and Despair2008)

Nora O’Connor & Steve Frisbie “Cheese, Peas, Pickles and Bananas”from The Bottle Let Me Down: Songs For A Bumpy Wagon Ride

Randy Kaplan “Kindhearted Babysitter Blues”from Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie

The Alternate Routes “Nothing More (with Lily Costner)”from Single

Pete Seeger “Be Kind To You Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round May 16, 2015 (ep.351)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor & Debbie Reynolds “Good Morning” from Singin’ In the Rain

Harry Nilsson “Gotta Get Up” from Nilsson Schmilsson

Paul McCartney “Mary Has a Little Lamb” from For Our Children

Recess Monkey “Carousel” from In Tents

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Rain Reign” the new book by Ann M. Martin.

The Sippy Cups “One Day Soon” from The Time Machine

Tom Chapin “Farmer’s Market Good” from Give Peas A Chance

They Might Be Giants “Ecnalubma” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Justin Roberts “School’s Out (Tall Buildings)” from Recess

Margot Fox “Alphabet City” from 14I

Ellis Paul “Nellie Bly” from The Hero in You

Outkast “Hey Ya! (edit)” from Speakerboxx/The Love Below

Lou Bega “1+1=2” from Stuart Little Soundtrack

Billy Bragg & The Blokes “Dry Bed” from Rare Family Songs of Woody Guthrie

King Arthur’s Carousel Band Organ “Three Pigs Medley” from King Arthur’s Carousel

Toucan Jam “Please Pass the Peace” from A World of Music

Louis Prima “The Music Goes ‘Round And ‘Round” from Capitol Collectors Series: Louis Prima

The Nields “Muffin Man” from Rock All Day Rock All Night

Elizabeth Mitchell and Dan Zanes “Turn! Turn! Turn!” from Turn Turn Turn

John McCutcheon “Own Backyard” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Summersongs

Rosie Flores “Red Red Robin” from The Bottle Let Me Down – Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides

John Lithgow “From The Indies To The Andes In His Undies” from Singin’ In the Bathtub

Ali Dee and The Deekompressors “Go Speed Racer Go (Film Version)” from Go Speed Racer Go (Theme Music from the Motion Picture “Speed

Racer”) – EP

Rocknoceros “Seven Days a Week” from Dark Side of the Moon Bounce

Animaniacs “The Planets” from Animaniacs

Annette Funicello “Danceannette” from Annette: A Musical Reunion with The Girl Next Door

Dog On Fleas “Trees” from When I Get Little

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers “When Harpo Played His Harp” from Modern Lovers 88

Burl Ives “The Little Engine That Could” from Burl Ives Sings Little White Duck…

Lisa Loeb “The Disappointing Pancake” from Camp Lisa

Bob Dylan “This Old Man” from For Our Children: 10th Anniversary Edition

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Count “Zig Zag Dance” from Sesame Street: Elmopalooza!

Eddie Cochran “Twenty Flight Rock” from Best of Eddie Cochran

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round May 9, 2015 (ep.350)

Happy Mothers Day!

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

The Harmonica Pocket “Happy Mother’s Day” from Apple Apple

Peter Rundquist “Wake Up Mama” from Bugfeathers

Bill Harley “Mom and the Radio” from Down In the Backpack

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Wolfie The Bunny” by Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora.

Brady Rymer “Mama Don’t Allow” from Every Day Is A Birthday

The Morells “Mom’s Got A Headache” from The Morells

Suzi Shelton “Mama’s House, Daddy’s House” from No Ordinary Day

They Might Be Giants “Glean” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Frances England “Sleepyhead Mommy” from Family Tree

John McCutcheon and Tom Chapin “Our Mothers Built This City” from Doing Our Job

Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots “Piece of the Pie (Mama’s Theme)” from Food!

Keller Williams “Mama Tooted” from Kids

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Family Song (feat. Greg Canote and Jere Canote)” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Kathy Kallick “Use Your Napkin Not Your Mom” from Gratitude Attitude

Wurlitizer Band Organ “I Want A Girl Just Like The Girl Who Married Dear Old Dad” from Good Old U.S.A.Wurlitzer Carousel Music

John Lithgow “No One Loves You Any Better Than Your M-O-Double-M-Y” from Singin’ In the Bathtub

Jamie Broza “Bad Mood Mom” from Bad Mood Mom and Other Good-mood Songs By Jamie Broza

Ralph Covert “The Coffee Song” from At The Bottom Of The Sea

Caspar Babypants “Your Mother Should Know” from Baby Beatles!

The Shirelles “Mama Said” from The Shirelles: 20 Greatest Hits

The Nields “Your House Is Strong” from The Full Catastrophe

The Harmonica Pocket “Sun Song” from Sundrops

Recess Monkey “Grandmom’s House” from Flying!

Jessica Harper “Mamas Kitchen” from Nora’s Room

Paul Simon “Mother And Child Reunion” from Negotiations And Love Songs 1971-1986

Sarah Lee Guthrie & Family “If Mama Had Four Hands” from Go Waggaloo

The Mellowmen with Thurl Ravenscroft “M-O-T-H-E-R” from Barbershop Melodies Volume 1

Big Bang Boom “Hippie Mom” from Because I Said So!

Funky Mama “Farmers’ Children” from Sing!

Alastair Moock “Two Mommies” from A Cow Says Moock

Baby Washington “Your Mama Knows What’s Right” from Mother’s Day

Justin Roberts “Mama Is Sad” from Yellow Bus

Dog On Fleas “Crawl to Your Mother” from Beautiful World

Alexandra and The Good Batch “I Said, ‘Mom!’” from Extended Playdate

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round May 2, 2015 (ep.349)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” from 45 single

David George “Well Worth Fighting For” from Wildflowers

Lori Henriques “I Am Your Friend (feat. Matt Keeslar)” from How Great Can This Day Be

John McCutcheon “Kindergarten Wall” from Mail Myself to You

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “The Smallest Girl In The Smallest Grade” by Justin Roberts and Christian Robinson.

Justin Roberts “Billy the Bully” from Not Naptime

Frances England “Mind of My Own” from Mind Of My Own

Tim and the Space Cadets “Superhero” from Anthems For Adventure

They Might Be Giants “Impossibly New” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Matt Bianco “Yeh Yeh” from La musique de Paris Dernière 8

McKinney’s Cotton Pickers “Never Swat A Fly” from 78 single

Tim Seston “Make A Plan” from Here to Play

The Smothers Brothers “The Farmer and His Sons” from Aesop’s Fables – The Smothers Brothers Way

Dog On Fleas “The Farmer Is” from Cranberry Sauce Flotilla

Father Goose “Farmers Market” from Bashment Time

Belgian Band Organ “Entrance Of The Gladiators” from Karussells Of Europe

Brave Combo “Cinco de Mayo” from Holidays!

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Pinata Attack” from single

Chuck Berry “Too Much Monkey Business” from 78 single

Uncle Lumpy with Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians “Orley and The Parade” from Little Orley Stories

Pokey LaFarge “Knockin’ the Dust Off the Rust Belt Tonight” from Something In The Water

Recess Monkey “Oh Lando” from Hot Air

The Board Of Education “Why Is Dad So Mad?” from Why Is Dad So Mad? – Single

Yma Sumac “Gopher” from Mambo!

Tom Chapin & John Forster “Not On the Test” from Broadsides

Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower “Little Seed” from Little Seed

Lloyd H. Miller “John Brown (feat. Janelle Reichman, Dean Jones, Curt Garey & Chris Johnson)” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory! Glory!

Hallelujah!

Tommy Halloran’s Guerrilla Swing “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love Baby” from Under the Catalpa Trees

George Harrison “Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea” from Brainwashed

Lisa Loeb “In the Details” from A World of Happiness (Bonus Track Version)

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round April 25, 2015 (ep.348)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Well May the World Go” from Here Comes Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could

Story Laurie “Just Like Me” from single

Randy & Dave “Miriam’s Muse” from Calling All Elephants

Charity and The JAMband “Earth Day” from single

Interview “Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Gaston” by Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson” from KDHX instudio

The Oneders “That Thing You Do!” from That Thing You Do! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Neil Brewer “She’s Standing There” from Neil Brewer and Friends Are Back in School

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band “Jollity Farm” from A Dog’s Life

They Might Be Giants “All the Lazy Boyfriends” from Dial A Song Direct

Funky Mama “Gonna Be Alright” from 10

Fire Dog “I Love Myself” from For The Kids

Istvan & His Imaginary Band “Team Member” from Things I Like – EP

Corey Dixon and The Zvooks “Play Those Records” from Calm Down

John McCutcheon “Labor Day” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Autumnsongs

Fiona Fraser-Gross “Union Maid” from Keep Hoping Machine Running: Songs Of Woody Guthrie

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “How Big Can You Get?” from How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway

Wurlitzer Band Organ “King Of The Air March” from Catch The Brass Ring

Aaron Nigel Smith & One World Chorus “Three Little Birds” from Celebrating Bob Marley

Andy Z “Don’t Fence Me In” from Classic Songs & Traditional Tunes

Bill Harley and Keith Munslow “Everybody’s A Baby ’bout Something” from It’s Not Fair To Me

Justin Roberts “My Secret Robot” from Recess

Jonathan Coulton “The Future Soon” from JoCo Looks Back

Alison Faith Levy “Are You Happy?” from The Start Of Things

Louis Prima “Over The Rainbow” from Beepin’ & Boppin’

Lloyd H. Miller “The Gettysburg Address” from Sing-A-long History, Vol. I: Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!

Julianna Bright “Peaceful” from Cat Doorman Songbook

Chris Dorman & Friends “House At Pooh Corner” from Always There

Dan Zanes & Friends “Little Nut Tree (featuring Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars)” from Little Nut Tree

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Count Your Rings” from Trees

Laurie Berkner “Under a Shady Tree” from Under A Shady Tree

Papa Crow “The Owl and the Pussycat” from Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue – EP

Rocknoceros “Mississippi River” from Plymouth Rockers

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round April 18, 2015 (ep.347)

Happy Earth Day week!

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Tom Chapin “Happy Earth Day” from Billy the Squid

Gaye Adegbalola “The Recycle Song” from Blues in All Flavors

Paul Winter Consort (Pete Seeger) “Garbage” from Pete

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “I Wanna Be Green” from I’m A Rock Star

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “It’s Only Stanley” by Jon Agee.

Talking Heads “(Nothing But) Flowers” from The Best of Talking Heads

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Acorns” from Trees

They Might Be Giants “Thinking Machine” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Nanci Griffith “The Giving Tree” from Twistable, Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute To Shel Silverstein

Peter Himmelman “Endless Green” from My Trampoline

Nick Bayard “A Letter to My Grown Up Self” from Wishing Well

Sugar Free Allstars “My Daddy’s Record Collection” from My Daddy’s Record Collection – Single

Alexandra and The Good Batch “Mama’s Goin’ Green” from Extended Playdate

Joni Mitchell “Big Yellow Taxi” from Ladies of the Canyon

Wurlitzer Band Organ “Yes, We Have No Bananas” from Catch The Brass Ring

Louis Prima “Yes, We Have No Bananas” from Beepin’ & Boppin’

Jonathan Sprout “Johnny Appleseed” from More American Heroes

John McCutcheon
Interview and performance of “Sara Tucholsky” , “The L & N Don’t Stop Here Anymore” , “Joe Hill’s Last Will” from KDHX instudio

Zee Avi “Colors Of The Wind” from Zee Avi’s Nightlight

Fire Dog “You Don’t Know My Momma” from For The Kids

Tom Chapin “Song of the Earth” from Around The World And Back Again

Cat Stevens “Where Do the Children Play?” from Tea for the Tillerman

Dar Williams “What Do You Love More Than Love” from The Green World

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round April 11, 2015 (ep.346)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Roosevelt Dime “Pass It On” from single

Alison Faith Levy “Pull Your Weeds” from The Start Of Things

Chris Dorman & Friends “I’ve Still Got You” from Always There

Hullabaloo “Things Change” from Best Of Hullabaloo

Interview “Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “The Adventures of Beekle:The Unimaginary Friend” illustrated and written by Dan Santat.

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Imaginary Friend” from The Perfect Quirk

Charity and The JAMband “We Are The Ones” from Family Values

They Might Be Giants “End of the Rope” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Jonathan Coulton “The Princess Who Saved Herself” from Many Hands – Family Music For Haiti

Rosemary Clooney & Vera Ellen “Sisters” from Rosemary Clooney: Songs From The Girl Singer

Mister G “Brothers & Sisters” from Bugs

Antsy McClain & The Trailer Park Troubadours “Ron Howard’s Brother” from Trailercana

Justin Roberts “My Brother Did It” from Meltdown!

Rough Shop “Dear Mama” from Here Today

Mortier Belgian Band Organ “Washington Post” from The Best of the Belgian Band Organ

¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! “Daddy Was a Migrant Worker” from ¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!

Danny Weinkauf  “My Mom” from single

Suzi Sheldon “Brighter Days” from No Ordinary Day

Fire Dog “For The Birds” from For The Kids

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Brother” from Can You Canoe?

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Everything Possible” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

John McCutcheon “Happy Adoption Day” from Supper’s On The Table

Rocknoceros “Tennessee” from Plymouth Rockers

Michal Peanut Karmi “Little Bear Blue” from Cuddlebug Parade

The Not-Its! “Busy” from Kidquake!

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Thingamajig” from Lishy Lou and Lucky Too!

The Bacon Brothers “You Know My Brother (He’s So Heavy)” from Thanks and Giving All Year Long

Jamie Broza “Little Sister” from Bad Mood Mom and Other Good-mood Songs By Jamie Broza

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “(It’s Just a) Dumb Ol’ Stick” from Trees

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round April 4, 2015 (ep.345)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

The Singing Lizard “Every Day” from Make Believe

Cat and a Bird “Night Owl” from Cat and a Bird

Peter Himmelman “Imagination” from My Trampoline

Bryan White “(You Are My) Sunshine” from For Our Children, Too!

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed Jerry Pinkney’s adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling”

Justin Roberts “We Go Duck” from Jungle Gym

Liz, Holly, & the Jolly Lollies “We All Have Bad Days” from Wishin’, Vol. 1 – EP

They Might Be Giants “I’m a Coward” from Dial-A-Song Direct

See Spot “Man Smart, Woman Smarter” from Is There Any Love In Your Ska

Nick Cope “Tidy Up” from Why Is the Sky Blue?

Matan Ariel & Tom Rahav “Dayenu” from Passover Songs – Songs In Hebrew for Children & Toddlers

Cat Stevens “Morning Has Broken” from Cat Stevens: Greatest Hits

Marla Lewis “We All Laugh in the Same Language” from We All Laugh In the Same Language

Ralph Covert “What Can You Do WIth Your Baby Brother” from At The Bottom Of The Sea

Wurlitzer Model 165 Band Organ “Always” from Catch The Brass Ring

Here Comes Trouble “Hooky” from Goo On My Shoe

Michael & The Rockness Monsters “Michael & The Rockness Monsters” from EP

Lori Henriques “In a Park” from How Great Can This Day Be

Randy & Dave “Never Ever” from Calling All Elephants

Sugar Free Allstars & Secret Agent 23 Skidoo “Cooperate” from Cooperate – Single

Brady Rymer “Love Me for Who I Am” from Love Me For Who I Am

Fire Dog “Bessie Coleman” from For The Kids

Jefrey Au-Go-Go “Shake it Off” from Jefrey Au-Go-Go

Chris Dorman & Friends “Always There” from Always There

Papa Crow “Calico Pie” from Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue

John McCutcheon “The Rebel Girl” from Joe Hill’s Last Will

Bill Harley “Grownups Are Strange” from More Favorite Songs and A New Story

Earthworm Ensemble “Backyard Garden” from Backyard Garden

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Mar. 28, 2015 (ep.344)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Karen K and the Jitterbugs “Spring Day” from single

Tim Seston “A Simple Life” from Here to Play

Earthworm Ensemble “I Didn’t Give Up” from Backyard Garden

Walter Martin “The Beatles (When Ringo Shook His Mop) [feat. Hamilton Leithauser, Nick Stumpf, Josh Wise & Matt Iwanusa]” from We’re All Young Together

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival” by Kirby Larson, Mary Nethery, and Jean Cassles.

Ellis Paul “Hurricane Angel” from The Day After Everything Changed

Fire Dog “You Don’t Know My Momma” from For The Kids

They Might Be Giants “Underwater Woman” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Pop Ups “Connect the Stars” from Radio Jungle

Alex Volz “The Wish Monster” from Awesome Songs For Cool Kids

Story Laurie & Friends “Five Little Monkeys” from Groovin’ in the Garden

Lloyd H. Miller “Henry Box Brown” from Glory, Glory, Hallelujah

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band “Mickey’s Son and Daughter” from Gorilla

Turkey Anderson “I Am So Glad That I Found My Hat” from Turkey Anderson

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Those Magnificent Men And Their Flying Machines” from The Amaryllis

Jonathan Sprout “E=mc2” from American Heroes #4

Keith Munslow “Dad Is Takin’ A Nap” from Tiny Destroyer

Butterfly Boucher “I’m Different” from For the Kids Too

Wack-A-Doo “Interview and performance of “By The Sea”, “They Call Me Hairy”, “Joseph, Joseph”” from KDHX instudio

John Hadfield “Uncle Tony’s Dentures” from Robot Monkey Head

Alison Faith Levy “Little Dreamer” from The Start Of Things

Randy & Dave “Puzzle” from Calling All Elephants

They Might Be Giants “Meet the Elements” from Here Comes Science

Seanster and the Monsters “Eleanor You Can’t Have the Moon” from Seanster and the Monsters –

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Trees” from Trees

Justin Roberts “2 X 4” from Jungle Gym

Paul Spring “Peter Pan” from Home Of Song

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Good Egg” from Good Egg

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Mar. 21, 2015 (ep.343)

Thanks to Uncle Nick for running the Merry-Go-Round

while Grandfather Stark was in Philadelphia for kindiecomm family music conference.

Farmer Jason “Get Up Up Up!” from “A Day At the Farm With Farmer Jason”

Rock ‘n’ Rainbow “Five Senses” from “Let’s Boogie!”

Randy & Dave “Wake Up Cranky” from “Calling All Elephants”

The Lemonheads “Being Around” from “Come On Feel The Lemonheads”

The Jellydots “Mr. Cookie” from Hey You Kids!

Big Sam’s Funky Nation “Hokey Pokey” from “Funky Kidz”

Billy Swan “I Can Help” from “American Heartland: Legends of Country”

Gunnar Madsen “Library Party” from “I’m Growing”

The Waco Brothers “The Fox” from “The Bottle Let Me Down – Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides”

Tom Lehrer “The Elements” from “An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer”

They Might Be Giants “Unpronouncable”from Dial-A-Song Direct

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Jump Up (It’s a Good Day)” from “Putumayo Kids Presents Rock & Roll Playground”

Guster “I’ve Got to Be Clean” from “For the Kids”

Ella Fitzgerald “The Muffin Man” from “Miss Ella’s Playhouse”

Nora O’Connor & Steve Frisbie “Cheese, Peas, Pickles and Bananas” from “The Bottle Let Me Down…”

Dala “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” from “Sing Me to Sleep – Indie Lullabies”

Medeski, Martin & Wood “Let’s Go Everywhere” from “Let’s Go Everywhere”

Keith Munslow “Tiny Destroyer” from “Tiny Destroyer”

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Home” from “Dancin’ In The Kitchen…”

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Thriller Boogie” from “The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ”

Harry Belafonte “Day – O (Banana Boat Song)”from “Encore of Golden Hits: Harry Belafonte”

The Boogers “I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground” from “Let’s Go!”

Liz Phair and Material Issue “The Tra La La Song” from “Saturday Morning Cartoon’s Greatest Hits”

President’s Of The United States Of America “Peaches” from “President’s Of The United States Of America”

G. Love & Special Sauce “Milk & Cereal” from “Front Porch Loungin’ ”

Dan Zanes & Friends “I Don’t Want Your Millions Mister” from “Catch That Train”

Daffy Dave “The Messed-up Abc’s” from “Silly Party Songs”

Justin Roberts “She’s a Yellow Reflector” from “Pop Fly”

Lori Henriques “Free Ride Everyday” from “How Great Can This Day Be”

The Formula Kid “To Mother From Her Son” from “Posthumously, The Formula Kid”

Joni Mitchell “The Circle Game” from “Hits and Misses”

The Alternate Routes “Nothing More (with Lily Costner)” from “Single”

Pete Seeger “Be Kind To You Parents” from “A Link In The Chain”


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round Mar. 14, 2015 (ep.342)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “When I Grow Up” from Lishy Lou and Lucky Too!

Bing Crosby “St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Single Version)” from Top O’ The Morning

NRBQ “It’s St. Patrick’s Day” from You’re Nice People You Are

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Draw 50…” books by Lee J. Ames.

Brady Rymer “Drawing on the Sidewalk” from I Found It!

The Verve Pipe “My Principal Rocks” from Are We There Yet?

They Might Be Giants “Good To Be Alive” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Keith Munslow “Coffee Breath” from Tiny Destroyer

The Bazillions “Similes and Metaphors” from Heads or Tales

Alison Faith Levy “The Start Of Things” from The Start Of Things

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Along for the Ride” from Can You Canoe?

Caspar Babypants “Long Long Dream” from Sing Along!

Wurlitzer #157 Band Organ “Sweet Rosie O’Grady” from Carousel Memories

John McCutcheon “Still the Ones for Me” from Bigger Than Yourself

Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band “Hello Mabel” from The Bonzo Dog Band: The Intro

Danny Weinkauf “Our Love Fits (feat. Laurie Berkner)” from No School Today

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Here Come the Trees” from Trees

Elizabeth Mitchell “Kooks” from Blue Clouds

Ralph’s World “Bad Bug Ball” from The Rhyming Circus (Bonus Track Version)

Fred Rogers “It’s You I Like” from You Are Special

Ricky Skaggs “Let’s Think of Something to Do While We’re Waiting” from Songs from the Neighborhood: The Music of Mister Rogers

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Dancin’ In The Kitchen” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen

Louis Prima “The Music Goes “Round And “Round” from Capitol Collectors Series: Louis Prima

Justin Roberts “Obsessed By Trucks” from Jungle Gym

Brave Combo “A Little Bit Irish” from Holidays!

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Mar. 7, 2015 (ep.341)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Electric Light Orchestra “All Over the World” from All Over The World: The Very Best Of ELO

Sugar Free Allstars “99 Questions” from All on a Sunday Afternoon

The Beatles “Free As A Bird” from Anthology

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.

Discussed “Sylvester and The Magic Pebble” by William Steig.

General Public “Tenderness” from All The Rage

Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly “Coniferous Trees” from Trees

Earth Mama “Only Take What You Need” from Gratitude Attitude

They Might Be Giants “I Can Help the Next in Line” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Smothers Brothers “Overture – Aesop’s Fables Our Way” from Aesop’s Fables – The Smothers Brothers Way

The Smothers Brothers “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” from Aesop’s Fables – The Smothers Brothers Way

Justin Roberts “It’s Your Birthday” from Meltdown!

Mates of State “I’m A Scientist” from Science Fair

Alison Faith Levy “If You Want To Sing Out, Sing Out” from The Start Of Things

Future Hits “Lost Art Form” from Today Is Forever / Hoy Es Para Siempre

Anathallo “If You’re Happy and You Know It” from For the Kids Three!

Wurlitzer #146 Band Organ “The Whistler and His Dog” from Good Old U.S.A. Wurlitzer Carousel Music Vol. 1

Rhonda Vincent “Bananaphone” from Sing Along With Putumayo

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Neighbors” from Take It Outside

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Happy Adoption Day” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Suzy Boggus “Interview and performance of “I Still Miss Someone” , “Froggy Went A Courtin'”, and “Shenandoah”” from KDHX instudio

Fox and Branch “Big Kid” from Let Us Get Together

Randy Kaplan “Slow Eater” from Jam On Rye

Justin Roberts “Not Naptime” from Not Naptime

Lori Henriques “Monkey Monkey Monkey” from How Great Can This Day Be

Johnny Bregar “Yes I Can” from My Neighborhood

Tom Chapin “Sing Me the Story of Your Day” from Neighbor To Neighbor

Ralph’s World “The First Time” from All Around Ralph’s World

Fred Wickham “I Don’t Want to Go to Bed” from wildflowers

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Feb. 28, 2015 (ep.340)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

The Verve Pipe “Wake Up” from A Family Album

Peter Himmelman “I Made It for You” from My Green Kite

Dan Zanes and Friends with Joan Osborne “Everybody’s Gonna Be Happy” from Little Nut Tree

The Sippy Cups “One Day Soon” from One Day Soon – EP

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian. Discussed “George and Martha Back In Town” by James Marshall.

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “The Old Man of the Mountain” from How Big Can You Get? – The Music of Cab Calloway

Bill Harley and Keith Munslow “Everybody’s A Baby ’bout Something” from It’s Not Fair To Me

They Might Be Giants “I Was Dancing At the Lesbian Bar” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Rosenshantz “Crazy For Dinosaurs” from That’s What Little Boys Are Made Of

George Harrison “All Things Must Pass” from All Things Must Pass

John McCutcheon “Hot Chocolate” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Wintersongs

Justin Roberts “Billy the Bully” from Not Naptime

Dave Kinnoin “A Lot of Good in There” from The Best In Me

Blue Swede “Hooked On A Feeling” from Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mixtape

Bruce Springsteen “Chicken Lips and Lizard Hips” from For Our Children

1885 Mortier Belgian Band Organ “Washington Post” from The Best of the Belgian Band Organ Vol. 2

Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra “Bim Bam Bum” from The Original Latin King

In The Nick Of Time “You’ve Only Got One Body” from Fun O’Clock

Charity and The JAMband “Lovingkindness” from Family Values

The Nields “Interview and performance of “Oh Mary”, “Well May The World Go”, and”Your House Is Strong”” from KDHX instudio 2014

They Might Be Giants (w/Robin Goldwasser) “Electric Car” from Here Comes Science

Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots “The Chocolate Milk Song (feat. Spare Parts)” from Food!

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “I Belong To A Family” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Bob Dorough “Three Is a Magic Number” from Best of Schoolhouse Rock

Jackson 5 “ABC” from Motown for Kids

Milkshake “When I’m Old” from Great Day

Lloyd H. Miller “This Little Light of Mine” from S.S. Brooklyn

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round Feb. 21, 2015 (ep.339)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Walter Martin featuring Kat Edmondson “Hey Sister” from We’re All Young Together

Rocknoceros “Put a Hat On” from PINK!

Justin Roberts “We Got Two” from Recess

Barenaked Ladies “The Ninjas” from Snacktime!

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Zorro Gets an Outfit” by Carter Goodrich.

Mister G “Love to Read” from The Bossy E

The Hipwaders “The History of Declan Rae” from Educated Kid

The Not-Its! “Love Is Love” from Raise Your Hand

They Might Be Giants “Answer” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Gettin’ My Ya Ya’s Out” from Just Say Hi!

Trout Fishing in America “18 Wheels On a Big Rig” from That’s What Little Boys Are Made Of

Skanatra “High Hopes” from Skanatra

The Nields “Joe Hill” from XVII

Woody Guthrie & Arlo Guthrie “All Work Together” from This Land Is Your Land

The Meat Purveyors “The Crawdad Song” from The Bottle Let Me Down

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Tijuana Taxi” from The Amaryllis

Lionel Hampton “Rag Mop” from Jazz For Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle …

Ellis Paul “Mr. Tee Tot” from The Hero in You

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Out of Tune” from Through The Woods

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “From Scratch” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Sugar Free Allstars “My Daddy’s Record Collection” from My Daddy’s Record Collection – Single

Suzi Shelton “No Ordinary Day” from No Ordinary Day

Danny Weinkauf and Kai Weinkauf “Champion Of The Spelling Bee” from No School Today

Robert Bobbert & The Bubble Machine “Gravity” from Robert Bobbert & The Bubble Machine

Billy Bragg & Wilco “My Flying Saucer” from For The Kids

Justin Roberts “Yellow Bus” from Yellow Bus

The Beatles “Got to Get You Into My Life” from Revolver

Tom Chapin “R-E-C-Y-C-L-E” from Zag Zig

Big Smith “Hay Is for Horses” from From Hay to Zzzzzz: Hillbilly Songs for Kids

Johnny Cash “One and One Makes Two” from The Johnny Cash Children’s Album

Jamie Barnett “Being with You” from Someone Else’s Shoes

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Feb. 14, 2015 (ep.338)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Ambrosia Parsley “Everybody Came” from For The Kids Too

Recess Monkey “My Valentine” from Flying!

Nick Cope “When I’m Walking Down the Street” from The Pirate’s Breakfast

Istvan & His Imaginary Band “Team Member” from Things I Like – EP

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “The Knight and the Dragon” by Tomie dePaola.

Cat and a Bird “Bee Jive” from Cat and a Bird

Billy Jonas “Lean On Me” from What Kind of Cat Are You?

The Beatles “Eight Days a Week ” from 1

They Might Be Giants “Let Me Tell You About My Operation” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Andrew Sisters & Al Jolson “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans” from 50th Anniversary Edition

Brave Combo “Postcard from New Orleans” from Holidays!

Buckwheat Zydeco “Mardi Gras Mambo” from Choo Choo Boogaloo

Dan Zanes & Friends “Washington at Valley Forge” from House Party

Randy Kaplan “The Derby Ram” from The Kids Are All ID

John McCutcheon “Different” from Untold

Laura Doherty “Valentine” from Shining Like A Star

Madam Laura Gavioli Band Organ “When The Saints Go Marching In” from Carousel Organs, Nickelode…

The Nields “When The Saints Go Marching In” from All Together Singing In the Kitchen

The Supremes “Baby Love” from The Ultimate Collection: Diana Ross & The Supremes

Amy Winehouse “Cupid (Deluxe Edition Version)” from Back to Black: B-Sides

Bill Harley “Moving Day” from KDHX instudio

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Family Song” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Firedog “You Don’t Know My Momma” from For The Kids EP

Billy Jonas “What Kind of Bear Are You?!” from Build It Back Again

Jazzy Ash “Throw Me Something Mista (feat. Mista Cookie Jar)” from Home

Justin Roberts “Meltdown” from Meltdown!

Jonathan Sprout “All Across the Land” from American Heroes

Billy Kelly “That Old American Flag” from The Family Garden

Lori Henriques “I Am Your Friend (feat. Matt Keeslar)” from How Great Can This Day Be

Charity and The JAMband “Valentine” from Family Values


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round Feb. 7, 2015 (ep.337)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

The Beatles “Good Day Sunshine” from Revolver

James Taylor and Carly Simon “Mockingbird” from For Our Children Too!

The Five Stairsteps “O-o-h Child” from Guardians Of The Galaxy Soundtrack

Peter Himmelman “My Trampoline” from My Trampoline

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Snowflake Bentley” by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Mary Azarian.

Glenn Colton “READ (Reading)” from Raise Our Voices for Healthy Choices; Songs to Celebrate Character In Your Classroom

Billy Jonas “Vitamin Alphabet” from Happy Accidents

They Might Be Giants “Hate The Villanelle” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Sippy Cups “Seven Is the New 14” from The Time Machine

Ralph’s World “Do the Math” from The Rhyming Circus

Bob Marley “Three Little Birds” from Legend

Always Saturday “A Guy Named Bob” from Love Is Plural

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer “Everything Possible” from Dancin’ In The Kitchen: Songs For All Families

Dan Zanes & Friends “The Fine Friends Are Here” from Catch That Train

Billy Kelly “People Really Like Milk” from Thank You For Joining The Happy Club

Wurlitzer #146A Band Organ “You Made Me Love You” from Carousel Organ Varieties Vol. 3

Justin Roberts “Giant-Sized Butterflies” from Pop Fly

John McCutcheon “If I Ran the World” from Bright Spaces

Bill Harley “Down in the Backpack” from Down In the Backpack

The Nields “Love Love Love” from XVII

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Through the Woods” from Through The Woods

The Pop Ups “All These Shapes” from Appetite For Construction

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Light Of Love” from Just Say Hi!

Billy Jonas “What Kind of Dog Are You?” from Happy Accidents

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “More Cowbell” from I’m A Rock Star

The Royal Order of Chords and Keys (ROCK) “Cookies and Milk” from Punk Rock, One Sock!!!

Will Hoge and Kid Pan Alley “No Fair” from Kid Pan Alley

Jonathan Sprout “Can’t Stop Running” from American Heroes #3

Guster “I’ve Got to Be Clean” from For the Kids

Roy Handy and The Moonshot “Sometimes You Need To Be Cuddled” from (I’m Gonna Be) Your Best Friend

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Jan. 31, 2015 (ep.336)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Glen Phillips “Have a Little Fun With Me” from For The Kids

Shine and The Moonbeams “Do You Ever Stop” from Shine and The Moonbeams

The Verve Pipe “You Can Write a Song” from Are We There Yet?

Dan Zanes and Friends “I Won’t Grow Up” from 76 Trombones

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “Blizzard” by John Rocco.

Justin Roberts “Snow Day” from Jungle Gym

John McCutcheon “Bigger Than Yourself” from Bigger Than Yourself

They Might Be Giants “Music Jail, Pt. 1 & 2” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Funky Mama “My Dad Rocks” from Moo Juice

Billy Jonas “What Kind of Cat Are You?” from What Kind of Cat Are You?

Frances England “Red Balloon” from Mind Of My Own

Jane Sapp, Pete Seeger & Si Kahn “Union Maid” from Carry It On

Johnny Bregar “Don’t Fence Me In” from Putumayo Kids Presents – Cowboy Playground

Kathy Kallick “Use Your Napkin Not Your Mom” from Gratitude Attitude

Wurltizer Model 146A Band Organ “The Cascades” from Wurlitzer Carousel Organ Varieties Vol. 2

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Red Piano Rag” from Just Say Hi!

Asylum Street Spankers “Be Like You” from Mommy Says No!

Babaloo “My Hair Had a Party Last Night” from Bean Bag Bop

Jonathan Coulton “The Princess Who Saved Herself” from Many Hands – Family Music For Haiti

Stevie Wonder “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” from Stevie Wonder: Greatest Hits

Lucky Diaz “This Old Man” from Luckiest Adventure

The Dreamtree Shakers “Dream and You Will See” from Dream and You Will See

Ralph’s World “My Magic Trick” from All Around Ralph’s World

Bill Harley “There Goes My Brother Again” from More Favorite Songs and A New Story

Swingset Mamas “Take a Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes” from Someone Else’s Shoes

Joe McDermott “Great Big World” from Great Big World

Billy Jonas “Knock Knock” from Happy Accidents

Keller Williams “Car Seat” from Kids

Dog On Fleas “Palindrome” from Buy One Get One Flea

Central Services “8 is a Number” from Central Services Presents… the Board of Education!

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Jan. 24, 2015 (ep.335)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “When I Grow up” from Lishy Lou and Lucky Too!

Heidi Swedberg & The Sukey Jump Band “Cup of Tea” from My Cup of Tea

The Twigs “Baby, Don’t Cry” from Jump Right In

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could “Pet Song (We Thank You)” from Just Say Hi!

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed  “Winter Bees & Other Poems of The Cold” by Joyce Sidman and Rick Allen

Aaron Watson featuring Elizabeth MCQueen “Blue Skies” from Putamayo Kids Presents American Pla…

Cat Stevens “Father and Son” from Greatest Hits

Frances England “The Sun Will Shine Again” from Blink Of An Eye

They Might Be Giants “No Cops” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Danny Weinkauf “Marsupial” from No School Today

The Verve Pipe “I Didn’t Get My Note Signed” from Are We There Yet?

Billy Jonas “Monkeys Driving Cars (feat. Ashley Jo Farmer, Sherman Hoover & Juan Holladay)” from Build It Back Again

Jonathan Sprout “Unstoppable” from American Heroes #4

Stacey Peasley “Wrecking Machine” from Lucky Day

Walter Martin featuring Kat Edmondson “I-M-A-G-I-N-A-T-I-O-N” from We’re All Young Together

Band Organ “I Love My Baby, My Baby Loves Me” from Catch The Brass Ring

Dave Kinnion “Everywhere All the Time” from The Best In Me

Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights “Food Fight” from Good Egg

Randy Kaplan “In a Timeout Now” from Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie

Dan Zanes “Interview and performance of “Sunny Old Sun” , Catch That Train” , and “John Kanakanaka”” from KDHX instudio 2011

Lloyd H. Miller “I’m Gonna Light Up the World” from S.S. Brooklyn

Zee Avi “The Circle Game” from Zee Avi’s Nightlight

Simon And Garfunkel “Last night I Had the Strangest Dream” from The Columbia Studio Recordings…

Alastair Moock “Take a Little Walk With Me (feat. Elizabeth Mitchell)” from Singing Our Way Through: Songs for the World’s Bravest Kids

Justin Roberts “Big Field Trip” from Pop Fly

Lori Henriques “Vocabulary” from The World Is a Curious Place to Live

Charlie Hope “With You (feat. Morgan Taylor)” from Sing As We Go!

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Jan. 17, 2015 (ep.334)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Harry Nilsson “Gotta Get Up” from Nilsson Schmilsson

The Okee Dokee Brothers “Neighbors” from Take It Outside

Taj Mahal “Everybody Is Somebody” from Peace Is The World Smiling

Suzi Shelton “Brighter Days” from No Ordinary Day

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” by Christine King Farris and Chris Soentpiet.

Jonathan Sprout “Martin (Luther King, Jr.)” from American Heroes

Stevie Wonder “Happy Birthday” from Hotter Than July

They Might Be Giants “Madam, I Challenge You To A Duel” from Dial-A-Song Direct

The Verve Pipe “It’s a Great Big World” from Are We There Yet?

Pete Seeger “Take It From Dr. King” from Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger Vol. 3

Justin Roberts “She Sits” from Pop Fly

Dar Williams “The Babysitter’s Here” from For the Kids Three!

SteveSongs “All in This Together (MLK))” from Orangutan Van

The Amaryllis 97 Key Belgian Dance Organ “Puttin’ on the Ritz” from The Amaryllis

Benny Goodman “Get Rythm In Your Feet (And Music In Your Soul)” from Wicked Swing

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Who Stole the Cookies” from A Potluck

Charity and The JAMband “Love Is Here” from Family Values

The Boogers
Interview and performance of “It’s A Sunny Day” , “It’s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood” ,”This Land is Your Land” , “Steppin’ Stone”” from KDHX instudio

Rocknoceros “Pink!” from PINK!

Herman’s Hermits “(What A) Wonderful World” from Herman’s Hermits: Their Greatest Hits

The O’Jays “Love Train” from The Best of the O’ Jays

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “excerpt from “I Have A Dream” speech” from Yes We Can!

Peter, Paul & Mary “We Shall Overcome” from Peter, Paul and Mommy, Too.

John Lennon “Imagine” from Imagine

Tom Paxton “If The Poor Don’t Matter” from Redemption Road

Roger Day “Build a Better World” from Why Does Gray Matter?

Lori Henriques “Something You Learn” from Outside My Door

Graham Nash “Teach Your Children” from Mary Had A Little Amp

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for Musical Merry-Go-Round Jan. 10, 2015 (ep.333)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Renee & Jeremy “Welcome to This World” from It’s a Big World

Jack Johnson “People Watching” from Sing-A-Longs & Lullabies for the Film Curious George (Original Soundtrack)

The Pop Ups “Getting the Job Done” from Appetite For Construction

Rosemary Clooney “The Coffee Song” from Songs From The Girl Singer

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “The Year of Billy Miller” by Kevin Henkes. 

The Not-Its! “Nose in a Book” from Raise Your Hand

Key Wilde and Mr. Clarke “Larry The Lobster” from Animal Tales

They Might Be Giants “Erase” from Dial-A-Song Direct

Asylum Street Spankers “Training Wheel Rag” from Mommy Says No!

The Lovin’ Spoonful “Do You Believe in Magic?” from Do You Believe In Magic

Peter Himmelman “Magic When You Come My Way” from My Best Friend Is A Salamander

The Hipwaders “Just Not Me” from Year-Round Sounds

Danny Weinkauf “The Kidney That Lived in Four People (feat. Hank Green)” from No School Today

Zydeco Elvis “The ABC Song” from Rudy’s Rockin Kiddie Caravan

Justin Roberts “Gym Class Parachute” from Jungle Gym

Unknown Band Organ “March #7” from Karussells Of Europe

The Monkees “All of Your Toys” from Anthology

Randy Kaplan “My Little Laugh” from The Kids Are All ID

The Okee Dokee Brothers “What We Got” from Take It Outside

The Boogers “I Don’t Need to Be Worried” from Road to Rock

Billy Jonas “Lean On Me” from What Kind of Cat Are You?

The Nields “Come Go with Me” from Rock All Day Rock All Night

Lori Henriques “Free Ride Everyday” from How Great Can This Day Be

Fred Rogers “It’s You I Like” from You Are Special

Shine and The Moonbeams “Shine” from Shine and The Moonbeams

Father Goose “Island In The Sun (featuring Dan Zanes)” from It’s A Bam Bam Diddly

Frances England “Sometimes” from Fascinating Creatures

The Beatles “Hello Goodbye” from 1

Ellis Paul “Woody Guthrie, Working Man” from The Hero in You

Nick Bayard “Wishing Well” from Wishing Well

Buckwheat Zydeco “They All Asked for You” from Choo Choo Boogaloo: Zydeco Music For Families

The Sunflowers “Circle of Friends” from Gratitude Attitude

Pete Seeger “Be Kind to Your Parents” from A Link In The Chain


Playlist for  Musical Merry-Go-Round Jan. 3, 2015 (ep.332)

Farmer Jason Ringenberg “Get Up Up Up!” from A Day At The Farm with Farmer Jason

Nick Cope “When I Get Older” from The Pirate’s Breakfast

Jessica Harper “This Happy House” from Bright Spaces

Lori Henriques “Another Good Year” from How Great Can This Day Be

Dave Nachmanoff “Grateful” from Gratitude Attitude

Conversation with Ms Kathleen The Librarian.
Discussed “The Farmer and The Clown” by Marla Frazee.

Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)” from Too-Rye-Ay

Billy Kelly “It’s a Wonderful Life” from The Family Garden

Justin Roberts “Recess” from Recess

John McCutcheon “Hibernation” from John McCutcheon’s Four Seasons: Wintersongs

Kira Willey “Dancing with My Daddy” from How to Be a Cloud: Yoga Songs for Kids Vol. 3

The Bazillions “You’re Embarrassing Me” from Heads or Tales

Bill Harley and Keith Munslow “Hideous Sweater” from It’s Not Fair To Me

Billy Jonas “Intro: Happy Accident” from Happy Accidents

Billy Jonas “Happy Accident” from Happy Accidents

Brady Rymer “Love Me for Who I Am” from Love Me For Who I Am

Dan Zanes & Friends “Surrounded By Friendship” from House Party

Unknown Band Organ “Billboard March” from Karussells Of Europe

The Marvelettes “Destination: Anywhere” from The Ultimate Collection: The Marvelettes

Tim and the Space Cadets “When I Grow Up” from The Greatest Party Ever

Cat Stevens “If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out” from Footsteps in the Dark – Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

The Baby Grands “Dream Big” from The Baby Grands

Brave Combo “Mambo In a Brand New Year” from Holidays!

Spike Jones And The City Slickers “Happy New Year” from Anthology 1

Neil Sedaka “Calendar Girl” from The Definitive Collection

Dan Wilson “What A Year For A New Year” from Maybe This Christmas

John McCutcheon “Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done” from This Land: Woody Guthrie’s America

Milkshake “More Than Me” from Got A Minute?

Dog On Fleas “Pardon My Pajamas” from Buy One Get One Flea

The Mamas & The Papas “Dedicated to the One I Love (Single Version)” from Gold: The Mamas & The Papas

Ralph’s World “Watch the World Go By” from The Rhyming Circus

Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band “Skunk Strut” from Skunk Strut – Single

Jim Cosgrove “Drink” from Upside Down

Mister G “ABC Fiesta” from ABC Fiesta

Guy Davis “We All Need More Kindness in this World” from American Playground

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