Kathy O'Connell also likes the song “Escalator,” from David Tobocman's CD of the same name, and she tracks Trout Fishing in America's December appearances.
Reviewer Kathy O'Connell declared a 20-way tie for 2012's best children's music. Scroll her choices and see videos from the artists.
Through kid-friendly language and themes, Randy Kaplan brings the blues form to family music. Also recommended: Justin Roberts' "Trick or Treat," a non-scary Halloween song.
Rockers Big Bang Boom make big noise with their third family CD. "Summer Baby (Let it Ride)" is a rocking daddy/baby love song by Caspar Babypants.
Children's CDs encourage girls to study science and engineering, look at friendship and teach little folks to be nice.
Among the many groups performing in July and August, The Plants sprout up at the Abington Art Center's Kidfest and Phoenixville's Colonial Theater.
Broadway's greatest composers, singers and lyricists are raising funds for breast cancer research with a stunning collection of original lullabies
Available in CD or DVD, this chronicle of a trip down the Mississippi River is a treasure for family music and traditional folk fans alike.
The new Radio Jungle CD establishes The Pop Ups among family music's best groups. They will perform at the Phila. International Children's Music Festival.
The best lullaby CDs soothe stressed parents long after baby outgrows them, says reviewer Kathy O'Connell. Here are some recommendations.
The CD Coal Train Railroad Swings is a phenomenal, jazzy collection of kids' experiences.
Dan Zanes' new CD, Little Nut Tree, is at home in both modern folk and the kids' music genre, with fine world rhythms thrown in.