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Musician Dan Zanes

Musician Dan Zanes

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Former lead singer of the indie-rock band the Del Fuegos, Dan Zanes. When he became a father he realized he couldn stomach the music for kids so started writing his own. He also formed the Rocket Ship Revue, a touring band that performs dance-party shows for kids. His first CD Dan Zanes + Friends Rocket Ship Beach received a Parents Choice Award and the kids liked it too. It also featured Suzanne Vega and Sheryl Crow. Zanesnew CD is Family Dance.