Reviews and Recommended Lists
By Warren Truitt, About.com Guide
Best Kids' Music by Year
Here are the Top 10 best kids' music CDs of each year.
The very latest children's music releases. Keep up-to-date with the kids' music world!
- Roy Handy and The Moonshot - '(I'm Gonna Be) Your Best Friend'
- The Jonas Brothers - 'Music from the 3D Concert Experience'
- Dean Jones - 'Rock Paper Scissors'
- Bob Marley - 'B is for Bob'
- Ziggy Marley - 'Family Time'
- Justin Roberts - 'Pop Fly'
- Neil Sedaka - 'Waking Up is Hard to Do'
- Trout Fishing In America - 'Big Round World'
- Dan Zanes - 'The Welcome Table!'
- Various Artists - 'Disney Pixar Greatest Soundtrack'
- Various Artists - 'High School Musical 3 Soundtrack'
- Various Artists - 'Playhouse Disney Music Play Date Soundtrack'
- Various Artists - 'Putumayo Kids: Jazz Playground'
- Various Artists - 'Spectacular! Soundtrack'
- Various Artists - 'Up Soundtrack'
Must-hear albums from the past. Catch up on the history of children's music with these classic kids' releases.
- Johnny Cash - 'The Johnny Cash Children's Album'
- The Free Design - 'Sing for Very Important People'
- Woody Guthrie - 'Songs to Grow On for Mother and Child'
- David Holt - 'I Got a Bullfrog'
- Burl Ives - 'Animal Fair: Songs for Children'
- Ella Jenkins - 'Call and Response'
- Lead Belly - 'Lead Belly Sings for Children'
- Peter, Paul and Mary - 'Peter, Paul and Mommy'
- Mister Rogers - 'Let's Be Together Today'
- Phil Rosenthal - 'The Green Grass Grew All Around: Family Folk Songs'
- Pete Seeger - 'Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes, Little and Big'
- Doc Watson - 'Doc Watson Sings Songs for Little Pickers'
Independently released children's music that might not make the national headlines.
- The Baby Grands - 'The Baby Grands'
- Caspar Babypants - 'Here I Am!'
- Dog On Fleas - 'When I Get Little'
- Cathy Heller - 'Say Hello to the Sun'
- Mr. Leebot - 'Activate!'
- Lunch Money - 'Dizzy'
- Wayne Potash - 'A Day in the Life'
- Secret Agent 23 Skidoo - 'Easy'
- Tangerine Tambourine - 'Tangerine Tambourine'
- Joe West - 'If the World Was Upside Down'
The "best of" children's music, including recommended lists of songs, performers, styles, and subjects.
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- Top 5 Disney Pixar Soundtracks
- New Americana Music for Kids
- Top 10 Beatles Lullaby Albums
- Best Kids' Music of 2008
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- Traditional Irish Tunes for Kids
- All-Time Best Albums for Toddlers
- Top 10 High School Musical Songs
- Top 5 Classic Kids' Albums
- Top 10 Yo Gabba Gabba! Musical Guests
- Top 10 Hannah Montana Songs
Check out our extensive collection of holiday music for kids. Here you'll find great kids' holiday music for celebrations all year 'round!