Music the Whole Family Can Enjoy

Music the Whole Family Can Enjoy

...Even on those looooong car rides. These CDs represent a mix of musical genres, performed by some of the top musicians for adults and kids. Enjoy!


Compiled by:
Dana D.

Keb' Mo'
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.6 Keb

Lots of great music, including a beautiful cover of the Stevie Wonder classic "Isn't She Lovely," and a bluesy American version of "America the Beautiful."


Born in the Deep Woods

Red Yarn
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Red

Folk/pop/country/rock—this album has a little of everything!


Children's Movies & Music – J 789.42 Cow

Classic cowboy songs and recordings, some from as early as the 1930s!


Everyone Loves to Dance!

Aaron Nigel Smith
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Smi

Reggae for kids.


Explorer of the World

Frances England
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Eng

Low key folk/pop for all ages.



Asheba
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.268 Ash

Caribbean music for young children.


Hot Dog!

Caspar Babypants
Juvenile Audiovisual - J 782.4 Bab

Low-key fun songs for preschoolers.


Lead Belly Sings for Children

Leadbelly
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.213 Lea

Leadbelly sings a collection of work, blues, folk and spiritual songs.


Los Lobos Goes Disney

Lobos
Children's Movies & Music – J 781.542 Lob

Classic Disney songs done by these East LA Tex-Mex musical masters.


Children's Movies & Music – J 789.6 Mus

Rock/pop/folk.


Ozomatli Presents Ozokidz

Ozomatli
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Ozo

The Latino hip-hop band's album for kids—it'll make you want to move! Features fourteen tracks on topics such as the importance of taking care of trees and avoiding germs, skateboards, spelling, and a moose run amok.


Putumayo Presents A Native American Odyssey: Inuit to Inca
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.297 Put

Contemporary Native music of the Americas, from northern Canada to Cuzco, Peru. Also try: Putumayo Presents: Cuban Playground, Putumayo: South Africa, and Putumayo Presents: Asian Playground.


Rabbit Days and Dumplings

Elena Moon Park
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.295 Par

East Asian folk music, sung in various Asian languages and English. Performed by Elena Moon Park and friends.


Ralph's World: Green Gorilla, Monster & Me

Ralph Covert
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Cov

Upbeat rock for kids and adults. Also try Ralph's World and Ralph's World: Happy Lemons.



Rani Arbo
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Arb

Folk/pop traditional.


Rise Shine #Woke

Alphabet Rockers
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Alp

Hip-hop/soul for kids and adults. Alphabet Rockers amplify important messages with a suite of new songs covering topics of skin color, neuro-diversity, and envisioning the impact each of us has in shaping our world. Also try The Playground Zone.


Rocket Ship Beach

Dan Zanes
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.213 Zan

Folk/traditional music for all ages from Dan Zanes, who gained early fame as the lead singer of the Del Fuegos. Also try Little Nut Tree and Night Time!


Singin' in the Bathtub

John Lithgow
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Lit

Classic songs with a big band.


Songbook

Cat Doorman
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.6 Doo

Upbeat rock and folk/pop.



Jazzy Ash
Children's Movies & Music – J 782.4 Jaz

New Orleans jazz and swing.


Through the Woods: An Appalachian Adventure Album

Okee Dokee Brothers
Juvenile Audiovisual - J 782.4 Oke

Country/folk songs for kids and adults. This CD invites listeners along for a journey full of camping, old-time mountain music, and miles of hiking.


Why?

They Might Be Giants
Children's Movies & Music – J 789.6 The

Just what you want—clever lyrics and great music!