Popcorn

Popcorn cover

This is an eclectic mix I made for my 7 year-old daughter. There is pretty much no true children’s music on here, but the assortment of upbeat ethnic folk (Indian, African, Estonian, Turkish, …) and pop (old time jazz, moog, countrified, …) is both (open-minded) kid and adult friendly.

Click below to stream the compilation:

1. Hot Butter “Popcorn”
2. Kishor Kumar “Eena Meena Deeka”
3. Johnnie Lee Willis And His Boys “The Thingamajig”
4. Pinky Tomlin “The Love Bug Will Bite You”
5. Louis Armstrong “The Peanut Vendor”
6. Cab Calloway & His Orchestra “When You’re Smiling”
7. Rose Murphy “A Little Bird Told Me”
8. The Wonder Who “Don’t Think Twice”
9. Kittu “Baby Let’s Dance Together”
10. Yamasuki Singers “Yamamoto Kakapote”
11. Esin Afsar “Zühtü”
12. Collage “Laula kuni elad”
13. Edgar Morin “Danse carré”
14. Michelle Shocked “Arkansas Traveler”
15. Bob Dylan “Nashville Skyline Rag”
16. Emmet Otter’s Jugband “Christmas Barbecue”
17. Roy Acuff & His Crazy Tennesseeans “Yes Sir, That’s My Baby”
18. Kamal Ahmed featuring Noor Jehan “I Am Very Sorry”
19. Fanfare Ciocărlia featuring Mitsuo & Florentina Sandu “Duj Duj”
20. Johnson Mkhalali “Joyce No. 2”
21. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars “Soda Soap”
22. Dick Dale And His Del-Tones “Misirlou”
23. Miniflex “Terrestra”
24. Moodoid “De folie pure”
25. Perrey-Kingsley “The Savers”

Fall 2014

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2 Responses to Popcorn

  1. bodemv says:

    This is just great. I am streaming it now— Ana commented that it is very diferent from what you usually listen to :-).
    DAD

    • vodem says:

      I’m glad you’re enjoying it! You and she will probably enjoy my end of year compilation as well. The comment she made is interesting — I wonder if you all have listened to Yeh Yeh and Lollipop — both of which are on my “international” compilations page (https://wonderings.net/music-compilations/international-music-compilations/). Those compilations are more similar to Popcorn, and will be especially similar to my end of the year compilation. I also suspect that she was hearing the old time jazz portion of Popcorn when she made her comment — admittedly I don’t have many compilations too similar to that sequence, although an older compilation called Old Time Travels has some overlap. That one isn’t on the website yet…

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