"The place where three really IS a magic number!" A radio program for kids and families that airs Saturdays from 9-10 AM EST on WRFL, 88.1 FM in Lexington KY.

Goodness! I am STILL super crazy busy!!! I’m thinking it’s a summertime thing. Anyway, here’s what we’ve been playing on Ages 3 and Up! for the past couple of weeks:

7/12/08 we got a late start. Oversleeping seemed to be in the air that day. Thanks to Neil for sticking around! Lots of excitement over the Lexington Farmers’ Market and Kid-O learns to beat box. New music from Recess Monkey!

Recess Monkey– “Green Monster”- Tabby Road

Duplex– “Salad Song”- Ablum
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo– “Luck”- Easy
Dog On Fleas– “Weevily Wheat”- Cranberry Sauce Flotilla
Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five– “Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens”-v/a Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle and Shake
Rosie Flores– “Red Red Robin”- v/a The Bottle Let Me Down: Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides
Kid Koala feat. Lederhosen Lucille– “Fruit Belt”- v/a See You on the Moon!
Four Tet feat. Princess Watermelon– “Go Go Ninja Dinosaur”- v/a Colours Are Brighter
Twink– “Nutty Buddy”- Ice Cream Truckin’
Beck– “Funky Lil’ Song”- v/a Dimension Mix
The Insect Trust– “Glade Song”- Hoboken Saturday Night
The Byrds– “All I Really Want to Do”- Greatest Hits
Perrey and Kingsley– “Cosmic Ballad” – The In Sound from Way Out
Snowmonster!- “Hands Are For Helping”- Ready in Seconds!
The Spider Monkey Noodles– “Spider Monkey Boy Theme”- Demo

7/19/08 we didn’t oversleep. Continued excitement over the june apples and gooseberries we scored at the Lexington Farmers’ Market on 7/12, including (oops!) playing a couple of the same songs we did last week. Kid-O continues beat boxing and we play new music from The Not-It’s! and Me 3. Also, Empire Strikes Back disco from the flea market!

Annette Funicello narrates- “The Musical Story of Tubby the Tuba”-Tubby the Tuba
Sam Hinton– “The Frog Song”- Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts
The Not-Its!- “Helicopter”- from their MySpace page
The Delgados– “Mr. Blue Sky”- All You Need is Hate
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers– “I’m a Little Airplane”- Roadrunner Roadrunner: The Beserkley Collection
Me 3– “Apple”- The Thin King (forthcoming)
Duplex– “Salad Song”- Ablum
Recess Monkey– “Green Monster”- Tabby Road
Meco– “The Empire Strikes Back Medley”-Meco Plays The Empire Strikes Back
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo– “Sleepover”- Easy
Father Goose– “Come Down the Line”- It’s a Bam Bam Diddly
Michael Hearst– “Before I Drive Away”- Songs for Ice Cream Trucks
Listen now:

AND Check this out: It seems these things are hard to come by, don’t produce the best sound quality and ruin records, but I think they’re pretty swell anyway. If anyone out there has had a good experience with a Record Runner record player let me know!

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