First in honor of Pete Seeger's 80th
1. Reuben James (Woody Guthrie)
Close Up Capital Records
Pete sang this in the 40's together with its author in The Almanac Singers
2. Go where I Send Thee Weavers
Live From Carnegie Hall Vanguard Recording Society
Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman
3. What Shall We do with the School of Torture
Sing it Down 203 Bassett St Syracuse NY 13210
On closing down the School of the Americas.* (Pete loves a good sing along)
(*This year's focus of the People's Music Network gathering often attended by Pete)
4. Leftwing Wife - Peggy Seeger
Odd Collection - Rounder
My husband is out with the "exploited and the needy"
On to parenting
5. The TV Way (Bill Harley) Cathy Fink and
Changing Channels www.rounder.com
"Dad why did you tell me THAT story?
I think you have been watching too much television"
6. Etch a Sketch Michael McNevin
Sketch 1 800 BUYMYCDS firstname.lastname@example.org
"don't let television run your kids"
7. Love Takes a Whole Box of Crayons John Flynn
Love Takes a Whole Box of Crayons POBox 213 Drexel Hill PA 19026
What color is love?
8. Coloring Outside the Lines Sandy
Coloring Outside the Lines www.primenet.com/~sandyr
"Don't care if an evergreen has never been tangerine"
9. Baby Rocking Medley Rosalie Sorrels
"That kid has not quit crying now for 6 hours....and you forgot to get milk"
10. A Father's Lullabye Richard Berman
Bittersweet Aries Rec. email@example.com
"The door is open, the light'll stay on, I'll check on you later"
11. Mindso Kevin Woodward
Free 1691 Garnet Rd. Victoria BC Canada
"Maybe more of the responsibility for the troubles in our world rests with me, a parent"
"Oh what did we put in their minds o "
On his album Kevin thanks his mom for making him practice accordian
and set the stove timer..
He thanks his dad for hooking up the vacuum to the pump organ and for the Limelighters record.
12. Stay on the Sunny Side of Life The Limelighters
Through Children's Eyes
..complete with riddles...."What two things do your nose and feet do alike....."
And most recently the lead singer for the Limelighters, our area singer,
13. I Think Your're Wonderful Red Grammer
Teaching Peace (Parents Choice 'classic' Award Winner!)
Red Note Records 5049 Orangeport Rd Brewerton, NY 13029
"It makes me wanna say the same thing to somebody new"
14 Use a Word Red Grammer
Teaching Peace (above)
"We can work it out thats what words were invented for"
Other Classic Kids CD's that parents would enjoy
15. Mine! Trout Fishing in America
"I saw it first, I had it last, ..."
16. Share It. Rosenshontz
1 800 229 STORY
Greatest Hits Lightyear Ent 350 5th Ave 10118
"what you give you get back again....feel good about yourself"
17. Don't Bring it Home Rosenshontz
It's The Truth LightYear Records
On being able to say NO to your kids
18. Everybody's Doing It - Cathy Fink and Marcy
A Parent's Home Companion - Rounder
"If everybody jumped of a bridge would you? ...
I'm still your mother and don't you dare"
19. Grandma's Song - Susan McKeown, Cathie Ryan,
"to sing...that''s the greatest gift that grandma gave to me"
20. Radio Chuck Brodsky
Radio Red House Records
"wasn't nothing but a little love and attention "
Bricks and Windows POBox 609 Averill Park, NY 12018
"Some neighborhood kid got caught in the crossfire"
"After 12 and a half years of life in the real world, he knows that his TV tells lies"
22. If It Were Up to Me Cheryl Wheeler
Sylvia Hotel Philo
"...I'd take away the guns"
23. Slips Through the Crack Bird Sisters
Different Stories POBox 433 Guelph Ontario N1H6K5
"What are you doing, daddy's children"
24. Arthur vs. the Piano (Ken Scarborouh) Michael
Arthur and Friends The First Almost Real Not Live CD Rounder
A fun peice that thanks all the parents who forced their kids to practice.
25 VT and Me Carol Elliott
The People I Meet Heartsong
"summer of sweet 16 our parents sent us to France"
26. Unsung Hero Helen
Whever the Music Plays 7118 Peach Ct Brentwood TN 37027
"She can't undo what's been done, all she can do is rock him"
"She carries the gift of love"
26 Arkansas Traveler Michelle
Arkansas Traveler Mercury
"Say Farmer, lived here all your life?" "Not yet"
Next week, an interview with Cliff Eberhardt