Dec 29, 2017
Happy New Year! Enjoy this new medley of family friendly songs created by Louisiana artists. This episode of Confetti Park, which airs in its entirety on the lucky radio stations listed below, has songs that appeal to children of all ages that reach back through generations. The music reflects the variety of sounds that come from our fertile Mississippi valley. Also featured in this episode, the storytime feature Swamp Kids: The Lost Chord, narrated by author by Leif Pedersen, and a music memory from Judy Caplan Ginsburgh of Alexandria.
Songs featured in this episode, in order:
Careless Love Blues – Danny Barker
Joke of the Day – Time Flies
Freight Train – Jeremy Lyons
Lady With The Alligator Purse – Johnette Downing
Gummy Bear – narrated by Louis Ray
Arkansas Tongue Twister – Sun Pie Barnes
You Gotta Sing – Judy Caplan Ginsburgh
Jeepers Creepers – Louis Armstrong
Deux Cocodries – Michael Doucet with Family & Friends
The Confetti Parkhosted 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!
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.