Yearly Favorite Family Music Releases

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2016 Top 20 Favorite Family Releases

1601   1.  Frances England – Explorer Of The World

1602   2. Brady Rymer & The Little Band That Could – Press Play

1603   3. Various Artists – Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie

1604   4. Justin Roberts – Lemonade

1605   5. Lisa Loeb – Feel What U Feel

1606   6. The Okee Dokee Brothers – Saddle Up

1607   7. Sugar Free Allstars – Sugar Free Allstars

1609   8. Danny Weinkauf – Red Pants Band

1610   9. Priscilla Ahn – La La La

1611   10. Amy Lee – Dream Too Much

1612   11. Charity and The JAMband –  Earth

1613   12. Sonia De Los Santos –  Mi Viaje: De Nuevo Leon to the New York Island

1614   13. Red Yarn – Wake Up and Sing

1615   14. Sara Lovell – You’ve Got Me

1616   15. Diana Panton – I Believe in Little Things

1617   16. The Deedle Deedle Dees – Sing-A-Long History Vol. 2: The Rocket Went Up

1618   17. They Might Be Giants – Why?

1608   18. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Infinity Plus One

1619   19. KB Whirly – Camp Songs Vol. 1

1620   20. Stacey Peasley – RSVP

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2015 Top 20 Favorite Family Releases

1501   1. Renee & Friends  –  Simpatico

1502   2. On The Bright Side  –  The Bazillions

1503   3. Andrew & Polly  –  Odds & Ends

1504   4. Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly  –  Trees

1505   5. Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer  –  Dancin’ in the Kitchen

1506   6. The Harmonica Pocket  –  Sundrops

1507   7. Alison Faith Levy  –  The Start of Things

1508   8. Lloyd H. Miller  –  Sing-a-long History Volume 1

1509   9. Alastair Moock Music  –  All Kinds of You and Me

1510   10. Lucky Diaz & The Family Jam Band  –  Adelante

1511   11. Tim Kubart  –  Home

1512   12. Red Yarn   –  Deep Woods Revival

1513   13. Recess Monkey  –  Hot Air

1514   14. The Pop-Ups  –  Great Pretenders Club

 1515   15. Mil’s Trills  –  Now That We’re Friends

1516   16. Sunshine Collective  –  Up To Something Good

1517   17. Josh & The Jamtones  –  Rocksteady

1518   18. Keith Munslow  –  Tiny Destroyer

1519   19. Gustafer Yellowgold  –  Gustafer Yellowgold’s Dark Pie Concerns

1520   20. Jazzy Ash  –  Bon Voyage




Musical Merry-Go-Round
2014 Top 20 Favorite Family Releases

201401   1. The Okee Dokee Brothers – Through The Woods

201402   2. Lori Henriques – How Great Can This Day Be

201403   3. Danny Weinkauf – No School Today

201404   4. Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could – Just Say Hi!

201405   5. Walter Martin – We’re All Young Together

201406   6. Zee Avi – Zee Avi’s Nightlight

201407   7. Randy Kaplan – Jam On Rye

201408   8. Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band – Aqui Alla

201409   9. The Pop Ups – Appetite For Construction

201410   10. The Good Ms. Padgett – If We Must, We Mus

201411   11. Stacey Peasley – Lucky Day

201412   12. Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights – Good Egg

201413   13. Mil’s Trill’s – Everyone Together Now

201414   14. The Not-Its – Raise Your Hand

201415   15. Dog On Fleas – Buy One Get One Flea

201416   16. Red Yarn – The Deep Woods

201417   17. Recess Monkey – Wired

201418   18. Laura Doherty – In A Heartbeat

201419   19. Suzi Shelton –  Smile In My Heart

201420   20.  Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – The Perfect Quirk

 

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2013 Top 20 Favorite Family Releases

31   1. Justin Roberts – Recess – Carpet Square Records

32   2. Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell – Turn, Turn, Turn -Virtual Label

33   3. Frances England – Blink Of An Eye – Frances England Music

34   4. Shine and The Moonbeams – Shine and The Moonbeams -CD Baby

35   5. The Verve Pipe – Are We There Yet? -LMNO Pop

36   6. Lori Henriques – The World Is A Curious Place -Human Puppy Records

37   7. Dave Kinnoin – The Best In Me -Song Wizard Records

38   8. Paul Spring – Home Of Spring – Paul Spring Music

39   9. Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band – Fantastico -BenMar Music/Rainy Day Dimes

310   10. Dean Jones – When The World Was New -Dean Jones

311   11. Alastair Moock – Singing Our Way Through:Songs For The World’s Bravest Kids

312   12. Caspar Babypants – I Found You! – Aurora Elephant

313   13. Cat Doorman – Cat Doorman Songbook -Night & Day Studios

314   14. Heidi Swedberg and The Sukey Jump Band – My Cup Of Tea -Sukey Jump Music

315   15. Trout Fishing in America – Rubber baby Buggy Bumpers – Trout Records

316   16. Bill Harley and Keith Munslow – It’s Not Fair To Me – Round River

317   17. Lloyd H. Miller – S.S. Brooklyn – Music For Little People

318   18. Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke – Pleased To Meet You – Worm Hole

319   19. Recess Monkey – Deep Sea Diver – Recess Monkey

320   20. Tim and The Space Cadets – Anthems For Adventure -Mangenta Records ARG

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2012 Top 20 Favorite Family Releases

 

jrlullaby   1. Justin Roberts – Lullaby – Carpet Square Records

okeecanyou-copy   2. The Okee Dokee Brothers – Can You Canoe? – Okee Dokee Music

randykaplandoo-copy   3. Randy Kaplan – Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie – Hip-O Records

ellishero   4. Ellis Paul – The Hero In You – Black Wolf Records

elizblue-copy   5. Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower – Blue Clouds – Smithsonian/Folkways

luckypotluck   6. Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band – A Potluck – Rainy Day Dimes Music

reneelittlelove   7. Renee & Jeremy – A Little Love – One Melody Records

recessmonkeyintents-copy   8. Recess Monkey – In Tents – Recess Monkey

sfaallonasunday-copy   9. Sugar Free Allstars – All On A Sunday Afternoon – Wiser Music

charityfamily   10. Charity and The JAMband – Family Values – Raindrop Records

elizlittle   11. Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower – Little Seed – Smithsonian/Folkways

lunchmoneyspicy   12. Lunch Money – Spicy Kid – Squirrel Mechanic Records

dononfleasinvis   13. Dog On Fleas – invisible Friends – CD Baby

elenarabbit-copy   14. Elena Moon Park & Friends – Rabbit Days and Dumplings – Festival Five Records

lauravierstumble   15. Laura Veirs – Tumble Bee – Raven Marching Band Records

casparhotdog   16. Caspar Babypants – Hot Dog! – Aurora Elephant Music

keephope-copy   17. Various Artists – Keep Hope Machine Running – Spare The Rock Records

allisonfaithworld  18. Allison Faith Levy – World Of Wonder – CD Baby

melissagreensing-copy   19. Melissa Green – Sing Loud! – Melissa Green

gustaferyear   20. Gustafer Yellowgold – Gustafer Yellowgold’s Year In A Day – Apple Eye Productions

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2011 Top 10 Favorite Family Releases


fra-copy   1. Frances England – Mind Of My Own – Paper Bird Records

lnt   2. Dan Zanes and Friends – Little Nut Tree – Festival Five Records

lmf   3. Brady Rymer – Love Me For Who I Am – Red General Records

sa   4. Caspar Babypants – Sing Along! – Aurora Elephant Music

old   5. Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band – Oh Lucky Day! – Rainy Day Dimes Music

rmf   6. Recess Monkey – Flying! – Recess Monkey

fg   7. Billy Kelly – Family Garden – YAY! Music

zoo   8. Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights – What A  Zoo! – CD Baby

tamf   9. Alastair Moock – These Are My Friends – CD Baby

mgb   10. Mister G – Bugs! – CD Baby

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2010 Top 10 Favorite Family Releases

jungle-copy   1. Justin Roberts – Jungle Gym (Carpet Square Records)

el-copy   2. Elizabeth Mitchell – Sunny Day (Smithsonian/Folkways)

fra-copy   3. Frances England – Mind Of My Own (Paper Bird Records)

man-copy   4. Various Artists – Many Hands: Family Music for Haiti (Spare the Rock)

ralp-copy   5. Ralph’s World – All Around Ralph’s World (Bar None Records)

oke-copy   6. The Okee Dokee Brothers – Take It Outside

rec-copy   7. Recess Monkey – The Final Funktier (Monkey Mama)

kell-copy   8. Keller Williams – Kids (Sci Fidelity Records)

key-copy   9. Key Wilde & Mr. Clarke – Rise and Shine (Little Monster Records)

rr-copy   10. Various Artists – Rock & Roll Playground (Putumayo Kids)

 

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2009 Top 15 Favorite Family Releases

herecomes-copy   1. They Might Be Giants-Here Comes Science-Disney Sound

2. Peter Himmelman-My Trampoline-Minivan Records

family-time-copy   3. Ziggy Marley- Family Time-Tuff Gong Worldwide

los-lobos-copy   4. Los Lobos-Los Lobos Goes Disney-Walt Disney Records

5. Recess Monkey-Field Trip-Monkey Mama

6. Rocknoceros-Pink-Rockno Records

great-day-copy   7.Milkshake-Great Day-Milkshake Music

76-trombones-copy   8. Dan Zanes & Friends-76 Trombones-Festival Five Rec.

picnic-copy   9.Various Artists-Putumayo Picnic Playground-Putumayo World Music

time-machine-copy   10.Sippy Cups-Time Machine-Snacker Disc
       
11. Billy Jonas-Happy Accidents-Bang-A-Bucket Music

12. Lunch Money-Dizzy-Squirrel Mechanic Records

13. Ben Rudnick and Friends-A Frog Named Sam-Bartlett Ave. Records

14. Eric Herman & The Invisible Band-What A Ride-Butter-Dog Records

15. Sarah Lee Guthrie & Family-Go Wagaloo-Smithsonian Folkways

 

Musical Merry-Go-Round 2008 Top 10 Favorite Family Releases

dragonfly-copy   1. Ellis Paul – The Dragonfly Races (Black Wolf Records)

rockallday-copy   2. The Nields – Rock All Day, Rock All Night (Nields)

nueva-copy   3. Dan Zanes – Nueva York (Festival Five Records)

familytree-copy   4. Frances England – Family Tree (Paper Bird Records)

snacktime   5. Barenaked Ladies – Snacktime (Desperation Records)

herecomes1-copy   6. They Might Be Giants – Here Come the 1-2-3s (Walt Disney Records)

popfly-copy   7. Justin Roberts – Pop Fly (Carpet Square Records)

camplisa-copy   8. Lisa Loeb – Camp Lisa (Furious Rose Prod.)

alphabutt-copy   9. Kimya Dawson – Alphabutt (K Records)

rhyming-copy   10. Ralph’s World – The Rhyming Circus (Walt Disney Records)

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