Former founding member of alternative rock's Camper Van Beethoven, Chris Molla gets back to basics with his original and traditional songs made with children in mind. "Old Joe Clark" and "Erie Canal" are among the old favorites Molla makes accessible to kids with his warm voice and quirky instrumentation. There are kooky originals like "Great Big Cat," "Twinkle" borrows from that old melody about the star, while it takes young listeners on a cross-cultural instrumental journey. The tunes are funny, cute, clever, and catchy, in part thanks to the use of child-friendly instruments like flute, banjo, and accordion.
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AllMusic Review by Denise Sullivan