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Cass McCombs & Mr. Greg Announce Youngsters’s Music Album

Cass McCombs & Mr. Greg Announce Youngsters’s Music Album


Cass McCombs has teamed up together with his longtime pal Gray Gardner — San Francisco preschool instructor Mr. Greg — to launch an unique album of kids’s songs. Mr. Greg & Cass McCombs Sing And Play New People Songs For Youngsters will likely be out August 18 on Smithsonian Folkways and incorporates a assortment of songs Gardner wrote for his personal college students, with preparations by McCombs. At this time, the pair are releasing lead single “Wave A Flag For Harvey Milk,” which options the San Francisco Homosexual Males’s Refrain.

A part of the seventy fifth Anniversary Of Folkways Information, the album will come specifically packaged in old-school Folkways Information jackets and art work. The discharge additionally incorporates an illustrated booklet with liner notes by Dublabʼs Mark “Frosty” McNeill, in addition to prompt actions for folks and academics that correspond to every track.

Of the lead single, which incorporates a video with unique drawings by Cameron Burr, Gardner says: “A couple of years in the past I created ʻWave a Flag for Harvey Milkʼ as a sing-along coloring e-book that I wrote and illustrated as a technique to introduce my college students to a few of the optimistic issues that Harvey Milk did for San Franciscans particularly and the LGBTQ+ neighborhood at massive. Cass and the San Francisco Homosexual Males’s Refrain then added their musical magic to the track. This 12 months, my college students have been overjoyed to see the illustrations from the coloring e-book come to life in a rainbow of colours by the gifted animator Cameron Burr. I hope that this video conjures up youngsters and their grown-ups to comply with Harvey’s result in make optimistic modifications on the earth.”

Gardner continues: “Every time now we have a brand new undertaking or we’re studying about one thing new in school, I attempt to make slightly track about it. I’ve observed that it’s a enjoyable technique to introduce new vocabulary, find out about new topics, and foster a optimistic and musical classroom neighborhood. And as a child myself, the issues that I keep in mind most vividly are these issues that I discovered by means of track. At that age, not everybody desires to sit down and hearken to the instructor speak, and even hearken to a e-book. However loads of children are likely to turn into engaged when there’s motion and track and rhyme.”

01 “Little Wilma Wiggly Worm”
02 “Pals From All Across the World (Whats up Model)”
03 “J-O-B”
04 “Requiem For Ruth Bader Ginsburg”
05 “A Builderʼs Obtained A Hammer And Nails”
06 “Every One Of Us”
07 “Whatʼs Your Favourite Form?”
08 “Iʼm a Nocturnal Animal”
09 “Paper Airplane”
10 “My Cranium Is Made Outta Bone”
11 “Wave A Flag For Harvey Milk”
12 “Issues That Go In The Recycling Bin”
13 “Roll Round Downtown”
14 “Deciduous Tree”
15 “We Construct A Lot Of Muscle As We Train”
16 “The Sounds That The Letters Make”
17 “Who Are You?”
18 “Collectively With You”
19 “Oona Louise, My Pal”
20 “Pals From All Round The World (Goodbye Model)”

Mr. Greg & Cass McCombs Sing And Play New People Songs For Youngsters will likely be out 8/18 on Smithsonian Folkways. Pre-order it right here.



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