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Take 5 With Lard Dog :: A Behind the Scenes Look at Life’s A Real Dream

This highly imaginative, zany-fun album is one of the most head-scratching and mind-bending, that I’ve heard in quite a spell.   So, I asked Lard Dog {aka Steve Erdman, creator of this cartoon character come to life} to Take 5 with SWZ and give us a little behind the scenes look into this dream-world come to life— Give […]

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Happy Kids Music New Year :: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

Happy New Year!  This year I’m really enjoying that grace period of time to greet people that way, for it is a wonderfully positive way to start the year. Sometimes I think it helps to take a beat and look back before we begin to look forward.  I don’t know about you, but that week […]

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Behind the Music :: An Interview with Stephen Michael Schwartz International Kids Music Superstar

Today, I’d like for you to meet an international superstar from the world of kids’ music, Stephen Michael Schwartz of Parachute Express.  Schwartz who is about to embark on his ninth China tour faces enormous crowds who seek only to be in the same room with him.  Not surprisingly though, most of his fans are under 3 feet […]

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Kids Music Giveaway Weekend :: What Makes You Smile? with Brady Rymer

Kids’ music makes me smile, how about you?  If you’re looking for a fantastic collection of smile worthy kids’ music, there’s a brand new album launching this weekend, Smiles Ahead featuring some of my personal favorite {chart topping and award winning to boot} musicians in the kids’ music world including the fabulous Brady Rymer! To […]

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When A Song Is A Book, Is A Video, Is A… :: A Guest Post from Ralph Covert

Today I’m pleased to welcome Ralph Covert {aka Ralph’s World}, indie rocker, songwriter, playwright, and children’s book author who combines all of his amazing talents to inspire families to embrace the love of learning.  Ralph’s work makes connections between the enthusiasm for reading he remembers having as a kid to those he sees in reading and learning with his own children. […]

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Rocknoceros Then & Now (2015 photo by Nicole Wolf)

Celebrating 10 Years of Making Kids Music :: A Guest Post by Rocknoceros

Today I’m pleased to welcome Coach Cotton and Boogie Bennie of Rocknoceros who share what it has been like to make music for kids’ for the past ten years!  Quoted as saying:  “We grew up together, and we’ve always charted our own course.  We aren’t a rock band that failed in the adult world and then […]

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