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The Rhyming Circus



A witty way to get your kids excited about music.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is a kid-friendly album, jam-packed with 13 new witty and sometimes even silly songs about everything from bad bugs to singing fingers.

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What's the story?

With music that crosses all genres (think Beatles and Johnny Cash) for big ears and kid-friendly play on words for the little ears, it's easy to see why his music and DVDs have been so successful. And that success continues with THE RHYMING CIRCUS. Ralph's world is certainly a fun place to be -- kids get to sing about bats in hats, tap-dancing elephants, and even frogs that love to jog!

Is it any good?


Grammy-nominated artist Ralph Covert knows how to appeal both to young kids and their parents and positive messages don't get left out of the fun including celebrating every day even if it's not your birthday and appreciating and respecting differences in one another. Notable selections include "Abby's Alphabet Soup," a clever way to learn your ABCs and "Folsom Daycare Blues," a take-off on the Johnny Cash anthem "Folsom Prison Blues."

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about the circus. What are some things you might see at a circus? What are your favorite things? What makes the circus so special?

Music details

Artist:Ralph Covert
Release date:May 20, 2008
Label:Disney Sound
Genre:Children's Music
Parental advisory:No
Edited version available:No

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Adult Written bychasitym April 9, 2008

this is a great way to cause a mother to want to drive off a road

this stupid cd has been playing in my car for about 3 days straight on our way to florida. ITS HORRENDOUS