What if your favorite children’s book were not only a timeless story but came with a soundtrack of tunes that kids and grown-ups alike would love? Hold onto your boots… it’s here!
This Record Belongs To__________ is the antidote to your standard kids’ compilations. You won’t find boy bands, princesses, or purple dinosaurs here. Instead, we have Carole King, Jerry Garcia, Harry Nilsson, The Pointer Sisters, Donovan–and Kermit The Frog.
Inspired by the classic Little Golden Books Series and Sesame Street’s In Harmony albums, This Record Belongs To ______ stems from a love of music, reading, and a passion for teaching future generations the interactive experience of holding an album in your hands, putting needle to groove, and immersing yourself in the pages of a record’s sleeve as the music plays.
Within the record, there is an original, full-color storybook. It tells the tale of five forest pals who find a mysterious object–a round, flat disc that they proceed to investigate. The animal friends finally solve the mystery and learn how to play a record and let their bodies move to the groove (within the grooves).
The record consists of two halves–an upbeat side for daytime dancin’ and a mellow side for bedtime lullabies. Among the many gems are Ella Jenkins’ sublime "Pretty Trees Around The World," country singer Bobby Bare and his son, Bobby Jr., singing "Daddy What If?”, Roger Miller’s tongue-twisting “Oo-De-Lally," and Vashti Bunyan’s magical "Just Another Diamond Day."