"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.

Playlist 7/3/10

This week on Ages 3 and Up! we celebrated our nation’s independence with songs about birds. Specifically The Cuckoo, a bird that (it seems) only “goes ‘cuckoo’ on the fourth day of July,” and the American eagle! We also played great songs about parades, and had a SUPER special guest, our friend Jessi Fehrenbach of Lexington’s own March Madness Marching Band. That’s her in the picture above! We talked a bit about MMMB, the local Independence Day celebration, eagles and why they are a symbol of our nation’s freedom and yoga. And coffee, and how it is good.

Here’s what we played:

Ella Jenkins– “The Cuckoo”- Rhythms of Childhood
Dog On Fleas– “The Coo Coo”- When I Get Little
Arthur Birkby– “Cuckoo”- v/a Fuzzy Felt Folk
Little Miss Ann– “Over In the Meadow”- Clap For Love
Dan Zanes and Friends– “76 Trombones”- 76 Trombones
Algernon Black and Richard Mohaupt– “The Eagle and The Thrush: An Indian Tale About How Music Came Into The World”- Kiddie Records Weekly 2005, Disc 2
Terri Hendrix– “Eagles”- Places In Between
The Uninvited Loud Precision Band– “The Uninvited Parade”- v/a Blue Moo
Sam Hinton– “The Eagle’s Lullaby”- Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts
Bruce Haack and Esther Nelson– “American Eagle”- Listen Compute Rock Home: The Best of Dimension 5
Junior and His Soulettes– “2009 Cherry Soul Sound”- v/a Home Schooled: The ABC’s of Kid Soul
The Uninvited Loud Precision Band– “The Uninvited Parade Strikes Again”- v/a Blue Moo
David Tobocman– “America’s Our Country”- Unreleased
Kiddie Pop Parade– “Stars and Stripes Forever”- Kiddie Pop Parade
David Bowie– “Kooks”- Aladdin Sane

Congratulations to the Theakston family! Their very young son was born the day before this episode aired. He has been listening to Ages 3 and Up! for months, in utero. We are SO pleased to be able to welcome him into the world, where he can hear all kinds of GREAT stuff in an entirely new way.

And here’s a video:

http://www.youtube.com/v/jIsc7U_Z6QU&hl=en_US&fs=1

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