There’s a whole lot more to Woody Guthrie than This Land Is Your Land, is what we’re saying.
important new albums that offer families a new twist on some familiar tunes. We
know that you will dig these CDs as much as we do.
First up is the talented Elizabeth Mitchell,
a longtime CMP and family fave. She (along with her wonderful husband
and daughter) spins Guthrie’s tunes with her melodious voice and the
result is sheer delight all around. Her album, The Little Seed: Songs for Children by Woody Guthrie,
feels like a tribute album to an old friend. It’s clear that Elizabeth
is passionate about Woody Guthrie’s music and how it helped shape her as
an artist. I think Who’s My Pretty Baby may my favorite Elizabeth Mitchell song ever.
Get a sneak peek on Amazon and see for yourself just how fun it is, because the bands are all so different. Frances England nails Bling Blang and The Okee Dokee Brothers hit Do Re Mi perfectly. The coolest part? All net proceeds go straight to the Woody Guthrie Foundation.
of these CDs will make great presents (for kids or for your favorite folksy grownups) because
they’re perfect for spinning in the minivan, with or without kids in the
back seat. -Eva
You can also learn more about one of America’s great folk singer/songwriters online at WoodyGuthrie.org.