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How's This Sound?; Yes, Virginia, There Are CDs That Parents and Kids Can Enjoy
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The Washington Post - Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec 4, 2003
Start Page: C.14
Section: STYLE

Pluses: In addition to familiar names such as Marcy Marxer, Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink, Parachute Express and Dinorock, you'll likely discover some new folks. Kids will especially agree with the complaint of Justin Roberts's "More Than Just a Minute," and adults will recognize their sleepyhead kids in "I'm Not Tired" by Ralph's World and "Five Minutes More" by Bill Harley.

Pluses: The CD captures much of the spirit and personality of [Billy Jonas]'s concerts and school appearances, including the challenging sing-alongs. In fact, some of the tracks are recorded live. It's almost impossible not to drum along with Billy's band of bucketeers.

Description: Grammy-nominated duo Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet (at left) put great grooves and diverse stylings to songs about gross cafeteria food, bad table manners, nose aliens and, like, how kids talk to each other.

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