Apparently everyone likes to share their favourite artists and albums.
We know, a quirky movie star picking out albums for his newborn daughter to hear is pretty precious. And Cynthia’s need to share her love of Neil Finn with her kids really resonated with you. We all look forward to whatever gem Beth pulls out for her kid-friendly music picks. And really, how great is a Jason Collett or Dan Zanes-curated playlist? We love us some good tunes here at Bunch HQ and apparently, so do you. Here’s what you said about sharing music with your kids:
Laura said: Lots of Beatles, Neil Young and Bob Marley in our house!
Jennifer said: I’ve tried to get my daughter to listen to Dylan but she refuses- good thing she wasn’t a boy because her name was going to BE Dylan! She loves the Beatles and the Stones though she mostly listens to the Glee versions of songs but I try my best to introduce the original artists whenever I can. Read more...
- Jason Collett is a member of Broken Social Scene and solo performer. His forthcoming album, Rat a Tat Tat, comes out March 9. Dan Zanes has released six children’s records with the Grammy-winning group he fronts, Dan Zanes and Friends. What’s one thing they have in common? Exceptional taste in music, of course. Here they’ve cherry-picked their must-listen MB tracks to download, so your family won’t have to make do with adult contemporary radio or whatever CDs you find under the front seat of the family car.
Jason Collett playlist
The Beatles – “I’ve Got a Feeling”
Bob Marley – “Stir It Up”
Fats Domino – “Blueberry Hill”
Feist – “Sea Lion Woman”
The Flaming Lips – “Buggin’”
Johnny Cash – “Nasty Dan”
Manu Chao – “Bongo Bong”
Gonzales – “Working Together”
Brian Wilson – “Vega-tables”
Nick Cave – “Breathless”
The Clash – “Lost in the Supermarket”
Stephen Malkmus – “Pirate Song”
Silver Jews – “Sometimes a Pony Gets Depressed”
The Flaming Lips – “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song”
Bahamas – “Whole, Wide World”
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