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Confetti Park

Aug 15, 2017

Fireflies, lightnin’ bugs… catch ‘em in a jar. Then let ‘em go, and watch ‘em fly far. Can you believe how many wonderful children’s songs there are from Louisiana? Jazz, zydeco, blues, rock…. it just goes on and on.

Songs featured in this episode, in order:

When the Saints Go Marching In - Hack Bartholomew
Joke of the Day - Spider & the Firefly
Jump - Schatzy
This Little Light - Kermit Ruffins
Turkey Snapping Turtle - narrated by Louis Ray
Firefly - Jazzy Ash
When You’re In Love You’ll Understand - Jim Cummings
We Are the Lightnin’ Bugs - The Lightnin’ Bugs
Crawfish Fiesta - Professor Longhair

Also featured in this episode, a childhood Music Memory by Miss Chocolate, and the Confetti Park Storytime feature, Reflections of Childhood by Minnie Carter (narrated by Catherine Golden).

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

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