Post Tagged with: "Children’s Music"

Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star: Lullaby Versions of John Lennon (2013)

Reviewing an album of lullabies may seem unusual for us at Something Else! Reviews. However, music fans who are also parents can agree on two things

Oran Etkin – Wake Up Clarinet! (2010)

Oran Etkin – Wake Up Clarinet! (2010)

by Mark Saleski She put on Stevie Wonder’s “Living For The City” and then asked us to call out the instruments that we heard. I don’t really remember how we all did, but that moment has always stayed with me. An actual music class in middle school. It wasn’t just about clefs and notes and all of that either. ItRead More

One Track Mind: Raffi "Robin In The Rain" (1976)

So far we’ve covered Canadians and children’s music but we haven’t yet covered Canadians doing children’s music. Until now, that is. Recently I was driving my eleven-year-old daughter to school and in a fit of nostalgia, she wanted to listen to the old Raffi record in the car’s CD changer. Eventually, she skipped over to a song that has aRead More

Medeski, Martin & Wood – Let's Go Everywhere (2008)

These days it seems that celebrities like Katie Couric, Jay Leno and even Madonna are getting into writing children’s books. But the next big trend might very well be children’s music. Jack Johnson’s little-noticed soundtrack to the Curious George movie from a couple of years ago was a pretty good example of how a mainstream adult-oriented artist can make originalRead More