Category: music

Justin Roberts’ Pop Fly

Justin Roberts’ Pop Fly

[ 2 ] December 11, 2008 |

Reviewed by Katy Killilea Did you dress your baby in a Ramones onesie? Parents firmly opposed to certified children’s music don’t need to read any further. Justin Roberts is definitely a children’s music star. And he has a new album (his sixth) out, Pop Fly. This is not something you might listen to when your […]

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Meet Bill Harley

Meet Bill Harley

[ 2 ] December 5, 2008 |

I recently had the honor of interviewing Bill Harley, a Grammy award-winning singer and storyteller. My sons loved reviewing his latest CD/DVD, Yes to Running which was just nominated for a Grammy Award, and helping come up with the interview questions. Bill’s music and stories have been a part of our household for years, so […]

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Rolie Polie Guacamole in Providence

Rolie Polie Guacamole in Providence

[ 0 ] November 13, 2008 |

Kidoinfo is always on the hunt for new music, and our latest cool find is Rolie Polie Guacamole. Frank Gallo (from Brooklyn, NY) and Andrew Tuzhilin (who recently moved to Providence to play in a rock opera at Brown) released their first children’s album this year with eleven original songs that are fun and will […]

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Toe Jam in Outer Space

Toe Jam in Outer Space

[ 2 ] November 13, 2008 |

For all you Toe Jam Puppet Band fans, you will be happy to know the band has just released a new CD, Toe Jam In Outer Space–full of familiar favorites if you have seen them locally, along with lots of original new tunes. There’s everything from rock ‘n’ roll (“Moon Rock,” “We Are the New […]

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Me3’s The Thin King

Me3’s The Thin King

[ 1 ] November 3, 2008 |

Reviewed by Katy Killilea Kidoinfo’s huge crush on Dan Zanes aside, don’t you think the best music for kids is just regular good music? Kids love the Kinks, Spoon, Gnarls Barkley, and if they are particularly astute…The Electric Light Orchestra. Our family loves the Jason Kleinberg album called Happiness. It’s got infectious punchy beats, bird […]

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Putumayo Kids Presents: Sesame Street Playground

Putumayo Kids Presents: Sesame Street Playground

[ 1 ] October 27, 2008 |

Putamaya is well-known for bringing us music from all over the globe. Now Putamaya Kids has teamed up with the well-loved Sesame Street crew to create Sesame Street Playground. This CD/ DVD set features 13 songs and 5 music videos from Sesame Street productions around the world. The new release represents the shared mission of […]

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Local Joe’s Backyard Band Rocks!

Local Joe’s Backyard Band Rocks!

[ 1 ] October 16, 2008 |

I first heard about Joe’s Backyard Band about a year ago when they started playing regularly at the William Hall Library and Central Library in Cranston. Since then Joe and his wife, Emily, have kept me and the Kidoinfo community informed of their growing number of public shows at venues including AS220, Pawtuxet Park, and […]

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Meet a Parent: Joe Grady

Meet a Parent: Joe Grady

[ 2 ] October 16, 2008 |

Today’s Kidoinfo Interviewer: Martha Iachetta Neighborhood: Edgewood (a neighborhood in Cranston, Rhode Island) Kidoinfo: Joe Grady is not only a cool guy, dad, spouse and long time Kidoinfo fan, but he’s also the founding member of both Joe’s Backyard Band (Read more on Kidoinfo) and his small business, Cultural Logic. Joe, what’s your favorite thing […]

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Big Round World by Trout Fishing in America

Big Round World by Trout Fishing in America

[ 1 ] October 15, 2008 |

Big Round World is a fun new collection of 14 original songs, several derived from songwriting workshops with children. Trout Fishing in America is Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood, a three-time Grammy award nominated folk-pop comedy duo who regularly bring their live music to audiences of all ages. While learning more about the band on […]

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A Touch of Pink but Mostly Green: A Baby Shower of a Different Color

A Touch of Pink but Mostly Green: A Baby Shower of a Different Color

[ 8 ] October 6, 2008 |

By Nancy King Let’s start with the fact that I’m old, forty-four to be precise, and consequently I’ve attended a fair number of baby showers (including my own). They’ve all been variations on a single theme: lots of shiny new presents, a table laden with food (heavy on the sweets), and a room full of […]

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