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Music Medley: To Catch a Squirrel

Confetti Park: A music medley of children’s music from Louisiana… lots of variety!

This medley of kids music shows the diversity of Louisiana musicians. And today’s music medley features songs about raccoons, emus, animals at the aquarium, lullabies, irresistible dance tunes, and more. There are also sweet poems and jokes and jumprope jingles throughout.

 

Songs featured in this episode, in order:

  • Ooh Poo Pah Doo – Troy and James Andrews
  • Joke of the Day – Catch a Squirrel
  • Nobody Likes Fun More Than Me! – Don Hoffman and Bryan Wagar
  • Humpty Dumpty – Confetti Park Players
  • On the Bayou – a poem by Jaden Norris of Arden Cahill Academy
  • Don’t Mess with My Toot Toot – Fernest Arceneaux, The Zydeco All Stars & Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr.
  • Emus – The Lightnin’ Bugs
  • The Children’s Hour – Longfellow – Read by Magpie Baccinelli
  • I Went to the Aquarium – Johnette Downing
  • Stay Awake – Lori Carsillo
  • How is the House Cat – Greg Schatz

Also included in this episode is a Music Memory from Darleen Ketchens, beloved New Orleans clarinet player and sometimes street busker, and the Story time feature, the “Camel and the Cat.”

About Confetti Park

The Confetti Park hosted by Katy Hobgood Ray, features music and stories spun in Louisiana. It showcases songs that kids love, songs created for kids, and songs created by kids. Sparkling interviews, in-studio performances, delightful music medleys, jokes, local author storytime, and a little surprise lagniappe make for an entertaining show!

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The radio program version launched on April 4, 2015 in New Orleans on WHIV FM and is supported by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and Music Rising at Tulane University.

Current broadcast schedule:

A full list of Confetti Park stations (and a map) is available at http://confettipark.com/podcast/

Community radio stations, interested in carrying Confetti Park? Contact Katy Ray.

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