"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 7/31/10

We had a lot going on this week on Ages 3 and Up!. In addition to playing new music from the Many Hands: Family Music For Haiti compilation, Pete Seeger, and The Okee Dokee Brothers, we had special guests in the studio. Sydney, Caitlin and David came in to talk to us about the upcoming benefit for Almira Fawn. Some of you might remember that Almira visited our show recently. Unfortunately, she lost her mom just days afterward. The local music community has been coming together to support Almira in her time of loss by organizing a series of benefit concerts. And, of course, we were glad to help spread the word. We also played a bunch of songs about magic, featuring the Dukas classic, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” We were figuring a lot of families might have seen the recent Disney action/adventure film who might not have read the poem or heard the song on which it was based- so we played it! AND we played some Wizard Rock, in honor of the Wizard Wrock Wroundup!, which was held at The Morris Book Shop on August 2nd. For those of you unfamiliar, Wizard Rock, is a musical trend that features bands and artists making music about the Harry Potter series of books. Pretty fun!

Here’s what we played:

Elizabeth Mitchell– “Bright Morning Stars”- v/a Many Hands: Family Music For Haiti

Pete Seeger– “Quite Early Morning”- Tomorrow’s Children
The Okee Dokee Brothers– “Auctioneer”- Take It Outside
Doc Watson– “Sing Song Kitty”- Songs For Little Pickers
Sydney Cubit– “Karma”- LIVE IN STUDIO
Charlie Hope– “Fire Truck”- I’m Me!
The INR Symphony Orchestra with Don Wilson– “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”- Kiddie Records Weekly 2009, Disc 1
Caitlin Caprietta– “I Wanna Hold Your Hand”- LIVE IN STUDIO
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem– “Kee Mo Ky Mo”- Ranky Tanky
TV Theme Songs Unlimited– “Harry Potter”- The Complete Halloween Party Album
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo– “Luck”- Easy
Tom Riddle and Friends– “Nagini’s Lullaby”- The Best of the 2008 Wizard Rock EP of the Month Club
Gred and Forge– “Fred, George and Myrtle”- The Best of the 2008 Wizard Rock EP of the Month Club
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