If one artist’s work forms the roots of independent kids’ music (aka “kindie”), that artist is Raffi. His 1976 release Singable Songs for the Very Young featured simple melodies and concepts parents and kids could share, and Raffi raised the visibility of kids’ music away from commercial tie-ins.
Toe-tapping tunes to start off your summer!
Discover Grammy-nominated children's albums, several Spanish-language and bilingual CDs and two catchy new releases from popular artists.
Music reviewer Kathy O'Connell collects the best new kids' music of 2015.
Kathy gives us a beach playlist, talks up the Kids Corner Stage at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and reviews new back-to-school CDs.
Kathy O'Connell reviews three new kids music CDs and shares her party playlist.
Kathy O'Connell's kids' Earth Day playlist
Kid-friendly videos to spark a family dance party that welcomes spring.
Kathy O'Connell reviews Trees and How Great Can This Day Be and previews the March 2015 kids' lineup at World Cafe Live
Kathy O'Connell's playlist for black history month, plus kids' story/song combo CDs
Kathy O'Connell of Kids Corner looks at the five Grammy nominees for Best Recording for Children.