African Playgroundby Putumayo Kids CD
An entertaining and educational musical expedition to Africa for children and families!
Putumayo's award-winning Playground series of world music CDs for children travels to Africa, a continent that is exuberantly rich in music and culture. African Playground is filled with great songs by artists from Senegal to South Africa, including a previously unreleased track by world music superstar Angelique Kidjo. Children and their families will love the upbeat rhythms and appealing melodies on this musical tour. Parents and educators will appreciate the accessibly presented cultural information and musical fun facts.
African Playground includes entertaining and informative multi-lingual liner notes, song lyrics, cultural information, a music glossary and colorful illustrations.
Angelique Kidjo - Battu (Benin)
Them Mushrooms - Jambo Bwana (Kenya)
The Mahotella Queens - Mbube (South Africa)
Mose Fan Fan - Hello Hello (Congo)
Vieux Diop - Sing Lo Lo (Senegal)
Dr. Victor - Kalimba (South Africa)
Tarika Sammy - Hendry (Madagascar)
Samite - Munomuno (Uganda)
Saleshe Damassae - Hoya Hoye (Ethiopia)
Bakithi Kumalo - Sangoma (South Africa)
Baba Ken Okulolo - Laba Laba (Nigeria)
Tete Alhinho - Barco Di Papel (Cape Verde)
Aura Msimang - Lango Mo (South Africa)
Links: (these links will take you away from westmusic.com)
Click here for Lyrics
Click here for Teacher's Guide
Click here for African Playground Map
Click here for Fun Craft Activity