HFVS Finding the Roots Episode with Guest DJ, Chris Ballew (Radio Show/Podcast)

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Finding the Roots Episode with Guest DJ, Chris Ballew of caspar babypants

Chris writes: “I want to explore the old songs  that endure from many years ago until today and talk about why they are important. Many of my song choices for families are based on songs that have this kind of historical integrity and I am excited to share that with you.” — babypantsmusic.com

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November 29th & 30th, 2014
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Northampton, MA

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  • Mike Seeger – “Mister Rabbit” [Animal Folk Songs For Children… and Other People!]
  • Pink Anderson – “Boll Weevil ” [African-American Ballads]
  • Spider John Koerner – “The Leather-Winged Bat”[Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Been]
  • caspar babypants – “brown and lonely worm” [HERE I AM!]
  • caspar babypants – “John Mousey” [RISE AND SHINE!
  • Lead Belly – “John Henry” [Lead Belly Sings for Children]
  • Squirrel Butter – “Turkey In The Pea Patch” [Banjo Clog]
  • “The Cuckoo And The Owl” [Field Trip With Enzo]
  • The Monks – “Cuckoo” [Black Monk Time]
  • caspar babypants – “pretty crabby” [RISE AND SHINE!]
  • Pete Seeger – “Betty Larkin” [American Playparties]
  • The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – “Pant Leg” [Extra Width]
  • Charlie Hope – “Little One” [World of Dreams: Soothing Songs and Lullabies]
  • Ella Jenkins – “Hambone” [Adventures in Rhythm]
  • caspar babypants – “hush little baby” [RISE AND SHINE!]
  • Elizabeth Mitchell – “Who’s My Pretty Baby” [You Are My Little Bird]
  • Nick Drake – “Day Is Done” [Five Leaves Left]

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