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New Music

This is only a partial list of some of our new favorites. Be sure to check the catalog for the complete list of new kids' music titles!


All I Want! by David WeinstoneAll I Want!
David Weinstone
Stock Number: ALM330510C
In an exhilarating album executed with superb musical literacy and richness of instrumentation, David Weinstone brings childhood experiences to life with a sophistication and intelligence unseen in his genre.
This is Fun! by Caspar BabypantsThis is Fun!
Caspar Babypants
Stock Number: BKM370882C
Caspar Babypants (a.k.a. Chris Ballew, lead singer of the Seattle-based band Presidents of the United States of America) captures children and adults with his light, airy folk music that will make you happy and want to get up and dance.
Tomorrow's Children by Pete SeegerTomorrow's Children
Pete Seeger
Stock Number: KOM112323C
Folk icon Pete Seeger continues to add to his impressive discography with an album that includes a performance of the acclaimed track "Take It from Dr. King".
The Final Funktier by  The Final Funktier
Stock Number: BKM304696C
Recess Monkey goes to outer space with high-energy funk and new wave grooves that make for a stratospheric dance party, complete with moon boots, jet packs, sunglasses, satellites, and booster seats.
Leave it in the Soup by  Leave it in the Soup
Stock Number: EMM002027C
The Dream Jam Band presents their best work yet with a collection of compelling and uplifting original songs, incorporating over twenty instruments, that are both fun and educational.
Twistable, turnable man: a musical tribute to the songs of Shel Silverstein by  Twistable, turnable man: a musical tribute to the songs of Shel Silverstein
Stock Number: EMM405124C
Shel Silverstein is loved by millions for his brilliant and witty poetry. But many do not realize his contributions to music, as he wrote classic songs for artists like Johnny Cash and Loretta Lynn. His legacy as a songwriter is celebrated here with performances by My Morning Jacket, Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, and more.
Love & peace: greatest hits for kids by  Love & peace: greatest hits for kids
Stock Number: WEM982188C
Baby beluga (Raffi) -- On the good ship lollipop (Maria Muldaur) -- Choo choo boogaloo (Buckwheat Zydeco) -- La bamba (Los Lobos) -- Grandma's feather bed (Brenda Lee) -- I love my shirt (Donovan) -- If I had a hammer (Brian Johnson) -- Teddy bears' picnic (The Persuasions) -- I really love to dance (Laurie Berkner) -- The monster mash (Andrew Gold & Linda Ronstadt) -- Banana boat song (Taj Mahal) -- Juba dis and juba dat (Sheila E.) -- This land is your land (Willie Nelson, John McCutcheon & Friends) -- Before you grow (Faith Hill) -- Apple blossom fairies (MFLP Players) -- The lion sleeps tonight (Ladysmith Black Mambazo).
Rockabye Baby! Lullaby renditions of Journey  by  Rockabye Baby! Lullaby renditions of Journey
Stock Number: CMD966925C
When the lights go down in the nursery, these gentle renditions of Journey's biggest hits will have any small-town girl or big-city boy riding on the midnight train to sleep.
Hip Hop Music for Dancing. Children Series, Volume 1 by Various Artists Hip Hop Music for Dancing. Children Series, Volume 1
Various Artists
Stock Number: SDAHIPHOPC
This collection of 15 musical compositions will keep students dancing with a mixture of vocals and instruments, allowing each composition to have its own personality.
Music Play Date by Various Artists Music Play Date
Various Artists
Stock Number: UMD139797C
Another stimulating and sensational children's music release from Disney that will please parents and keep their kids entertained for countless hours.
Reggae for Kids by Various Artists Reggae for Kids
Various Artists
Stock Number: UMM795652C
Features 13 reggaefied kids classics! Favorites such as "Puff the Magic Dragon"; "Over the Rainbow"; and "This Old Man" get a colorful reggae spin put on them by such legendary acts as Peter Broggs and Bunny Wailer.
Faith, Hope & Lullabies: Peaceful Music for Quiet Moments  by Steve IveyFaith, Hope & Lullabies: Peaceful Music for Quiet Moments
Steve Ivey
Stock Number: EMM631028C
Instrumental versions of popular Contemporary Christian songs, performed on piano, acoustic guitar, violin and other instruments.