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Interviews & Profiles

Dan Zanes.

January 3, 2010 Zanes is a big star in kids' music. His latest, 76 Trombones, is a tribute to Broadway.

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April 7, 2006 Stefan Shepherd, who writes the kids music blog Zooglobble, shares his current favorites.

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September 13, 2004 The singer-guitarist celebrates traditional American music in a new CD.

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July 25, 2008 Editor Tricia McKinney has the BPP's last best song in the world today.

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Reviews

Dan Zanes released Little Nut Tree on Sept. 27.

September 27, 2011 The singer, known for his kid-friendly music, returns to his eclectic roots on his new album.

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December 6, 2006 NPR host Melissa Block shares some ideas for children's CDs that her whole family enjoys.

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Little Nut Tree

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  • Album: Little Nut Tree
  • Artist: Dan Zanes
  • Label: Festival Five Records
  • Released: 2011
 

76 Trombones

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  • Album: 76 Trombones
  • Artist: Dan Zanes
  • Label: Festival Five Records
  • Released: 2009
 

Meltdown!

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  • Album: Meltdown!
  • Artist: Justin Roberts
  • Label: Carpet Square
  • Released: 2006
 

We Are... the Laurie Berkner Band

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  • Album: We Are... the Laurie Berkner Band
  • Artist: Laurie Berkner Band
  • Label: Razor & Tie
  • Released: 2006
 

Every Day Is A Birthday

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  • Album: Every Day Is A Birthday
  • Artist: Brady Rymer
  • Label: Bumblin' Bee Records
  • Released: 2006
 

Catch That Train!

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  • Album: Catch That Train!
  • Artist: Dan Zanes & Friends
  • Label: Festival Five Rec.
  • Released: 2006
 

Parades and Panoramas

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  • Album: Parades and Panoramas
  • Artist: Dan Zanes
 

You Are My Little Bird

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  • Album: You Are My Little Bird
  • Artist: Elizabeth Mitchell
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • Released: 2006
 

Putumayo Presents: New Orleans Playground

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  • Album: Putumayo Presents: New Orleans Playground
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Putumayo World Music
  • Released: 2006
 

The Johnny Cash Children's Album

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  • Album: The Johnny Cash Children's Album
  • Artist: Johnny Cash
  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 2006
 

Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts

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  • Album: Whoever Shall Have Some Good Peanuts
  • Artist: Sam Hinton
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • Released: 2006