Keller Williams Guest DJ Episode: Hilltown Family Variety Show (Podcast/Radio Show)

Keller Williams Guest DJ Show

Saturday from 9-10am & Sunday from 7-8am
January 22nd & 23rd, 2011
WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM – Valley Free Radio
Northampton, MA


Featured Video: “Hula Hoop to the Loop” by Keller Williams


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Keller Williams Guest DJ Playlist

 

  • Keller Williams – “Hula Hoop To Da Loop”
  • Kristin Andreassen – “Crayola Doesn’t Make a Color for Your Eyes”
  • Cake – “Mahna Mahna”
  • Louis Prima – “I Wana Be Like You”
  • Francis England – “Mind of My Own”
  • Pointer Sisters – “12”
  • Jerry Garcia David Grisman – “Jenny Jenkins”
  • Crazy Frog – “Axle F”
  • Yo Gabba Gabba – “Hold Still”
  • John Denver – “The Eagle and the Hawk”
  • Keller Williams – “Mama Tooted”
  • Choo Choo Soul – “Bullet Train”
  • Tom T Hall – “Sneaky Snake”
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – “Gotta Be Me”
  • Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – “Family Tree”
  • Walter Murphy – “A Fifth of Beethoven”
  • Beethoven’s Wig – “Haydens Great Surprise”
  • The Presidents of the United States of America – “Dune Buggy”
  • Lady and the Tramp – “We Are Siamese”
  • Keller Williams – “Soakie Von Soakerman”
  • Keller Williams – “Car Seat”

Keller Williams: KidsWe want to thank Keller for a great show this week and for sharing music from his new family album, Kids.  Selected as a Top 10 of 2010 by Hilltown Families, Kids is Keller Williams sixteenth album, but his first album for families. All I have to say is, what took him so long! Kids is a GREAT album.  It’s filled with spontaneity and a humorous look into the world of growing up.  Hilltown Families columnist Amber Bobnar writes: “The humor on this album is just the sweetest. Songs about Taking a Bath” to get the stink off your feet, or about Good Advice (never pick your toes and then pick your nose because then your nose smells like your toes and that’s not good—that’s bad), or how Mama Tooted.” Well, you get the point.” www.kellerwilliams.net

New CD Releases: Brian Vogan & Keller Williams

New Music from Brian Vogan & Keller Williams

Keller Williams: Kids

Mark your calendars: Keller Williams will be hosting the Hilltown Family Variety Show on Saturday, January 22nd from 9-10am on WXOJ 103.3FM (Northampton, MA)

Brian Vogan: Sing a Little Song

As much as I like to think of myself as being totally plugged in to the kids’ music scene, lately I’ve been stumbling upon artists that I really should have already been listening to, but I’m only now discovering. That’s OK! I don’t need to be hip—I’m just on a quest for really good family music.

I found that in Brian Vogan’s new CD, Sing a Little Song. This CD catches you with the very first whimsical song, “How to Fly,” with nice light sounds and beautiful harmonies. I also love “Cross the Street” and “Wash Your Hands,” because they’re life-lesson songs that are actually fun to listen to!

Brian and his Good Buddies (that’s his band) are currently rocking in Seattle, but hopefully they’ll make it out to Boston soon. Meanwhile, check out their new CD. You can also watch their video for “That’s How a Pumpkin Grows” to get a feel for their mellow rock and rich instrumentation.

Keller Williams: Kids

Keller Williams is another artist that’s new to me, even though he’s about to release his sixteenth album. Of course his newest CD, Kids, is his first CD for… well… kids.

I was first attracted by the guitar (and Ivan always reacts so positively to accomplished guitar), but what really got my attention was the beat. Each song sways and moves to its own beat and rhythm that you just can’t help to respond to.

The fourth track, “Hulahoop to da Loop,” is a perfect example. It almost sounds like something from Stomp or Blue Man Group that just builds and builds on itself. It’s really a trip!

The humor on this album is just the sweetest. Songs about Taking a Bath” to get the stink off your feet, or about Good Advice (never pick your toes and then pick your nose because then your nose smells like your toes and that’s not good—that’s bad), or how Mama Tooted.” Well, you get the point.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Amber BobnarAmber Bobnar

Amber lives with her husband and son in Watertown, MA. Originally hailing from Hawaii, Amber and her family moved to Watertown to be closer to the Perkins School for the Blind where her son attends preschool. She has a Master’s degree in English from Tufts University and spends most of her “free time” writing about being a parent of a disabled child on WonderBaby.org or about the family’s musical adventures around Boston on BostonChildrensMusic.com. But really most of her time is spent caring for and playing with her little boy. info@bostonchildrensmusic.com. (Originally posted at Boston Children’s Music.)

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