The Children’s Music Network announced yesterday that the 2015 Magic Penny Award is being given posthumously to Pete Seeger. Pete Seeger grew up in a musical family. In the late 1930’s he traveled the country as an itinerant folk singer where he met Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly, and developed […]
Today’s song comes from member Demi Mays who works closely with our business partner, Growing Sound. My inspiration for the song ‘Cause I Love It from the DANDELION CD came to me after a short walk in the woods. I was hiking on a trail nearby and just couldn’t get the phrase “cause I love […]
The Children’s Music Network is honored and grateful for the support of our wonderful Business Sponsors and Non-Profit Partners. This series is meant to shed a little more light on what they do. Today’s sponsor is Songwizard Dave Kinnoin. What is your mission? Write, produce, perform, and market top-quality songs for kids How do […]
Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., social activist and American Hero. Here is a video of his famous I Have A Dream Speech. Watch Pete Seeger talk about the history of the iconic protest song, We Shall Overcome.
This post was originally on the wonderful Pre-K and Sharing Blog, it has been slightly edited for length, and was written by member Brigid Finucane. SINGING A STORY – The Magic of Musical Books: Part II Part II: Piggybacking Melodies A portion of the material presented is adapted from posts on In Harmony – A […]
The Children’s Music Network is honored and grateful for the support of our wonderful Business Sponsors and Non-Profit Partners. This series is meant to shed a little more light on what they do. Today’s sponsor is Illinois based Nibble’s Promotional Solutions. What is your mission? Nibbles Promotional Solution’s mission is to provide administrative and marketing […]
Today is Stephen Foster Day, and a special Tuneful Tuesday! Learn more about this American Musical Pioneer below. Stephen Foster war born on July 4th, 1826, the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the same day Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died. His music is woven into the […]
Today’s edition comes from member Marsha Goodman-Wood, who works with Regina Holiday’s Walking Gallery. For a Walking Gallery event, I wrote a parody for Regina of Malvina Reynolds “It Isn’t Nice” that more directly addressed the idea of telling doctors to wash their hands, but administrators nixed my playing it after becoming nervous that the doctors […]