Music For The Kids – Rockabye Baby

Rockabye Baby series of albums for your children, mimicking your favourites
This series was just brought to my attention today by a friend at work. The Rockabye Baby series consists of albums with keyboard and bell versions of music we’re all familiar with. The thing is, this is not the familiarity that you’d expect.

Sample artists include (among others):
Bob Marley (my personal favourite)
Radiohead
Nirvana
Tool (eek)
Led Zeppelin

Holy crap, listen to “Sober” on the Tool CD… terrifying. I thought the original was creepy, but the ‘kids’ version would have me curled up in a ball in the corner.

While identifying some of the tracks is a bit difficult, there are some genuinely entertaining items here… in particular the Bob Marley versions seem like options I’d play for my child.

Give them a listen – Amazon allows you to preview the tracks for each of the albums above. I’m going to load up on the Marley disc for future unforeseen gifting needs.

2 comments on “Music For The Kids – Rockabye Baby

  1. Thanks for the heads up, Kidlet. I’ve heard of this series, even checked out clips of the first few that came out, but I’m waaay behind now. I’m waiting for the Rockabye Baby version of Lou Reed’s “Metal Machine Music”.

  2. No problem.
    I’m going to stock up on a few of these, particularly the Marley disc. Seems like a perfect gift when you need something on short notice.

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