The best family CDs of 2012
In a year with many candidates for “best” CD, I’m declaring this year’s high quality as the new normal for kids’ music. Each release is unique, both musically and educationally. Consider this alphabetical-by-artist list a 20-way tie for the Best Family CD of 2012.
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Hot Dog, Caspar Babypants
A Potluck, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band
Middle of Nowhere, Elska
Picasso, That’s Who!, Hope Harris
Raise a Ruckus, Hullabaloo
Mr. Diddie Wah Diddie, Randy Kaplan
Kinder Angst, Kinder Angst
Spicy Kid, Lunch Money
Ultramagnetic Universal Love Revolution, Mista Cookie Jar
Chocolalala, Mister G
Can You Canoe?, Okee Dokee Brothers
Ozomatli Presents Ozokidz, Ozomatli
Rabbit Days & Dumplings, Elena Moon Park & Friends
Radio Jungle, The Pop-Ups
In Tents, Recess Monkey
A Little Love, Renee & Jeremy
Lullaby, Justin Roberts
Make Believers, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Science Fair, Various Artists
Year in the Day, Gustafer Yellowgold
Kathy O’Connell is a contributing writer to MetroKids and host of Kids Corner, weekdays 7-8pm on WXPN 88.5 FM.