Mary Lu Walker's Songs for Young Children

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Mary Lu Walker's Songs for Young Children

Mary Lu Walker's first album, Songs For Young Children, was released in 1973 by Paulist Press, the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle in the State of New York.


Songs For Young Children was recorded by Robert Fava at ServiSound Studio, NYC and produced by Jean Marie Heisenberger. The Assistant Producer was Ellen Kenny.

Song List

Things That Money Can't Buy
Forest Trees
Gathered Together
I Am Sorry
Friends (Three Butterflies)
Wind Song
Alexander
Come To The Father
Wild Geese
The Flower Song
Show Me How You'd Feel
Lightning Bug
Good News
Seeds of Hope
Tell Me Your Name
Butterfly
Beautiful Things
Put On Love
Blessing
Jane Elizabeth
Sing A Prayer
Sing Praise
Light
Baby Moses
I Forgive


©2001, Mary Lu Walker ASCAP All Rights Reserved

Dandelions

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Dandelions

Dandelions is a treat for young and old. In her songs and lyrics, Mary Lu Walker captures the wonder and freedom of being a child. The album was first released in 1975 by Paulist Press, the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle in the State of New York.


Dandelions includes Mary Lu's famous "Advent Song," which is played in church services throughout the world.

Song List

The Carrot
Briggs' Pool
Lead Me, Shepherd
Dandelions
Advent Song
The Bird Song
Holy, Holy
Kathy's Special Day
Hail, Mary
A Celebration of Sunshine
The Good Samaritan
The Orange Ball
Everybody Has A Song
Hide Me
Creation
Runaway Song
Pebbles
Here I Am
Alleluia
Purim Song
Differences
The Happy Clown
A Little Peace Song


©2001, Mary Lu Walker ASCAP All Rights Reserved

Peaceable Kingdom

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Peaceable Kingdom

In Mary Lu Walker's Peaceable Kingdom as in the Book of Isaiah:


"The wolf lives with the lamb,
The panther lies down with the kid,
calf and lion cub feed together
with a little boy to lead them."


Peaceable Kingdom was first released in 1979 by K and R Music, Trumansburg, NY. All songs written and sung by Mary Lu Walker. Recorded at Pyramid Sound, Ithaca, NY.


"The human family yearns for the day when all nations will live together peaceably. If the beautiful prophesy of Isaiah is to be realized, what better place to begin the search for the Peaceable Kingdom than within the individual family?"  - Mary Lu Walker

Song List

Peaceable Kingdom
David Dances
Families Are Fun
Family
Gentle People
Ebby's Song
Thanksgiving Blessing
Child In The House
Handle With Care
Blacktop Meadows
Rainbow
Here On The Mountain
I Wonder
Mitten Song
Caring
Horses
What's Inside
Golden String
Family Thank You


©2001, Mary Lu Walker ASCAP All Rights Reserved

Middle Age Middle Class Mama Songs

Middle Age Middle Class Mamma Songs
K and R Music, 1979

Middle Age Middle Class Mama Songs

Some things never change: Middle Age Middle Class Mama Songs was first released in 1979 by K and R Music. Today, socks still get lost, zucchini proliferates, and new parents face mind-boggling problems. No wonder Mary Lu Walker's songs are as lively, playful and to the point as ever. All songs are written and performed by Mary Lu Walker. Two new songs included in this release: "Junk Mail" and "Read the Manual." 

Song List

Ode to the Auto Harp

Blue Jeans Blues

Last Little Boy

What's to Eat

Zucchini

Runaway

Lord of the Socks

Courtin' the Muse

Blue Eyed Son

Day I'll Begin

Ladies of a Certain Age

Junk Mail

Read the Manual (The Computer Song)

Open the Door


©1979, K & R Music. ©1998 Mary Lu Walker.

Share the Sunlight

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Share the Sunlight

Share The Sunlight was originally produced in 1981 by K and R Music, Trumansburg, NY. These songs were written as a response to a series of national workshops held in 1980 under the sponsorship of the Hunger Task Force of the Board of Discipleship of the United Methodist Church. In June of 1989, the songs were used in Children of the Earth, the premiere performance of the Children's Theater in Lviv, Ukraine.

Song List

Share The Sunlight
Time For Singing
Long, Long Ago
Kittens
Sweet Cider
Who Decides?
A Place In The Choir*
Peanut Butter
Magic Penny*
Kristen's Song
Jesse Tree
Lilies of the Field
Ten Penny Nail
Feed My Lambs


©1999 by Mary Lu Walker All Rights Reserved


*Magic Penny was written by Malvina Reynolds, ©1955, Northern Music Company. A Place in the Choir was written by Bill Stains, ©1978 by Mineral River Music.

Lightning Bugs

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Lightning Bugs

Lightning Bugs was originally released under the title "Dandelions, Fireflies and Rhubarb Pie" by the United Methodist Church in Nashville, TN. The songs were accompanied by a book of children's stories by the same title and written by Ethel Marbach. This recording was produced by Gene Cotton at a major Nashville Studio, accompanied by veteran studio musicians. The simple, messages at the heart of Mary Lu Walker's children's songs remain the same.

Song List

Grandmas
Epiphany
Listen
The Mitten Song
Change My Heart
Use It Up
Keep Me Safe
Mutually Beneficial
Some Birds
Dandelions
Here I Am
Moving Away
The Butterfly Song
Lightning Bug
I Forgot
Berry Picking Time
The Journey
Strazzlecherry


©2001 Mary Lu Walker ASCAP All Rights Reserved

The Frog's Party

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The Frog's Party

The Frog's Party will delight your children with some of Mary Lu Walker's most popular songs, including "Peanut Butter," "The Mitten Song" and "200 Worms on the Sidewalk." Everyone will enjoy singing along. All Lyrics included. The album features Mary Lu Walker (vocals), Linda Schrade (backup vocals), Paul Strausman (guitar) and Mark Rabin (all other instruments; musical arrangements).

Song List

The Frog's Party
Pumpkin Song
Peanut Butter
Little Peace Song
Mushroom Umbrellas
200 Worms on the Sidewalk
Put On Love
Snow Song
Nobody Else Like Me
Mitten Song
Cricket Song
Friends
Peepers
Up In Space
Waiting
Chemistry
Mr. Nobody
I Need To Say I'm Sorry
Kristen's Song


©1989 Mary Lu Walker. Album released by A Gentle Wind in 1999. Verses 1 & 2 from Nobody Else Like Me taken from a 19th century song. All Rights Reserved

The Best of Mary Lu Walker

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The Best of Mary Lu Walker

Mary Lu Walker has performed her songs around the world, for children in Australia, New Zealand, Russia, the Ukraine ... and the Fiji Islands, where the cover photo was taken. The album is a collection of favorite Mary Lu Walker children's songs and includes a songbook with all the lyrics. Mary Lu's world-famous "Advent Song" is here, along with "Peanut Butter," "Mittens" and 21 others. This is a wonderful introduction to the children's songs of Mary Lu Walker.

Song List

Rainbow

The Carrot Song

Peaceable Kingdom

Put On Love

Good Samaritan

The Butterfly Song

Friends (Three Butterflies)

Friend of the Children

Pebbles

Kittens

Everybody Has A Song

Runaway

Use It Up

Peanut Butter

Dandelions

Things That Money Can't Buy

Snow Song

Mittens

Advent Song

Stone Soup

Alexander

Change My Heart

Up In Space

A Little Peace Song


©1996 by Mary Lu Walker.

Book: A World of Children's Songs

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Book: A World of Children's Songs

Mary Lu Walker's songbook, A World of Children's Songs features more than 100 songs from around the world. These include folk tunes, rounds, lullabies, chanteys, work songs, and hymns from Guatemala, Guyana, Brazil, Peru, Chili, Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico and W. Indies, translated, with simple musical arrangements. Most songs have at least one stanza in the original language (with a version spelled out for easy pronunciation). Published by Friendship Press, 1993. Edited by Mary Lu Walker.


A World of Children's Songs is available from Friendship Press,475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115. ISBN  0-377-00260-7