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Dog Train: A Wild Ride on the Rock-And-Roll Side with CD (Audio)by Sandra Boynton
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Boynton rocks! So does Blues Traveler, who perform a stomping version of the title song, a moody rock journey that Boynton wrote especially for them. And then thereand#8217;s Alison Krauss with and#8220;Evermore.and#8221; And Steve Lawrence andamp; Eydie Gormeand#8212;reallyand#8212;who do the and#8220;Boring Song.and#8221; The Spin Doctors, who channel rockand#8217;s rebellious sideand#8212;with a taste of punkand#8212;for and#8220;Tantrumand#8221;: and#8220;No No No, I donand#8217;t want to, I donand#8217;t want to./No no no, I donand#8217;t want to, no no./Leave me alone. Leave me alone./LEAVE ME ALONE.and#8221;And the sweetly unexpected pairing of and#8220;Weird Aland#8221; Yankovic and Kate Winslet (yep, Kate Winslet) as a duet singing and#8220;I Need a Nap.and#8221;
Full of attitude, full of fun, all lit up with star power, and boasting a variety of Top 40 stylesand#8212;rock and roll, blues, hip-hop, and power popand#8212;Dog Trainis the third book-and-CD production by Sandra Boynton, following the #1 New York Times bestselling, Grammy-nominated Philadelphia Chickensand the recently re-released Rhinoceros Tap. Like Philadelphia Chickens, features all original songs recorded by a mix of big-name acts and great voices, for the pleasure of the parents as much as the kids. Packaged similarly to the previous Boynton andamp; Ford recordings, Dog Trainis also a full-color book that features a portion of each songand#8217;s lyrics set as a little story, accompanied by Boyntonand#8217;s irresistible hippos, cows, dogs, and more dogs. Full lyrics appear in the back.
Full of attitude, full of fun, and all lit up with star power, Dog Train is a Recording Industry Association of America Gold Album with 595,000 copies in print. Another great book-and-CD production by Sandra Boynton, it features all original songs recorded by big-name acts and great voices.
Blues Traveler performs a stomping version of the title song, a moody rock journey that Boynton wrote especially for them. And then there's Alison Krauss with "Evermore." And Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme--really--who do the "Boring Song." The Spin Doctors, who channel rock's rebellious side--with a taste of punk--for "Tantrum": "No No No, I don't want to, I don't want to./No no no, I don't want to, no no./Leave me alone. Leave me alone./LEAVE ME ALONE." And the sweetly unexpected pairing of "Weird Al" Yankovic and Kate Winslet (yep, Kate Winslet) as a duet singing "I Need a Nap."
The full-color book features a portion of each song's lyrics set as a little story, illustrated with Boynton's irresistible hippos, cows, dogs, and more dogs. Full lyrics appear in the back.
Oooooo! From the team that brought you Philadelphia Chickens—It's an all-out rock album for children! and for vintage children!
"The train goes nowhere, but it goes there fast."
From Boynton & Ford, here comes DOG TRAIN...energetic, moody, and unpredictable new songs written and illustrated by the energetic, moody, and unpredictable Sandra Boynton. And performed by the most unusual mix of legendary musicians imaginable—
Great performances, great music, great illustrations—now arriving on Tracks 1 through 17. All Abooooooard!
About the Author
Sandra Boynton is the author of three previous musical ventures, Philadelphia Chickens, Rhinoceros Tap, and Grunt, the sublime collection of Pigorian chant. All told, her books for Workman, including Barnyard Dance!, have over 7.5 million copies in print. She lives with her family in rural Connecticut.Michael Ford, Sandra Boynton’s esteemed collaborator on Philadelphia Chickensand Rhinoceros Tap, is a classically trained composer and pianist, with a long detour in Progressive Rock performance. He and his family live down the road a spell from Sandy.
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