Monty Harper stopped by the studio with his lovely family after their stay in Albany, NY for the Children’s Music Network national conference. He filled in as a guest DJ for this week’s episode, with co-host Persephone, and play his version of an old children’s folk song, “The Cat Came Back,” off his album Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales.
Monty Harper is an award-winning musician from Oklahoma. He’s currently offering a free download of his song, “1907,” a musical celebration of Oklahoma’s statehood. Click here to listen. His wife Lisa and their daughter Evalyn host a podcast too, Kids Music Planet. Take a listen.
On this week’s episode two songs were featured from his album, Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales. His newest album is Get a Clue and his previous recordings include:
WEEKLY CONTEST, FEATURED ARTIST: The Sugar Free Allstars
Monty featured another group from his home state on this week’s episode, Sugar Free Allstars. Sugar Free Allstars participated in the HFVS 1st Annual T-Shirt Review, and their CD, Dos Ninos, is a current favorite of Persephone and I. This week’s contest features Sugar Free Allstars (SFA) and here’s what you have a chance to win:
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