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Ben Harper

Scott Soens

As recommended by Craig's and Marc's younger co-workers who work with teens every day

Under 10

Putumayo Kids (world music for children): putumayo.com/kids/home

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Jack Johnson & Friends: Sing-A-Longs & Lullabies For The Film Curious George

Charlie Hope: I'm Me and World of Dreams

Jewel's children's albums: Lullaby and The Merry Goes 'Round

The Vespers

Elizabeth Mitchell

Aura Msimang

Melissa Errico

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Justin Roberts

Louise Kent

10 and older

David Suzuki'a Playlist for the Planet

Wab Kinew (Canadian aboriginal rapper and CBC host)

Playing for Change Albums

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War Child Albums

Hanson: The Great Divide

Brett Dennen

India Arie

K'naan

Michael Franti

Xavier Rudd

Ben Harper

Festivals

Hillside (Guelph, Ont): www.hillsidefestival.ca

Mariposa (Orillia, Ont): www.mariposafolk.com

Resources for Parents

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin, author of This Is Your Brain On Music: http://daniellevitin.com/publicpage/articles/for-parents/

2012 Grammy Award Nominees:

Best children's album

All About Bullies... Big And Small

Are We There Yet? – the Papa Hugs Band

Fitness Rock & Roll – Miss Amy

GulfAlive – the Banana Plant

I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs Of Fox Hollow

2012 Juno Award Nominees

Children's album of the year

Connecting the Dots – Bobs & LoLo

Songs, Stories and Friends: Let's Go Play! – Charlie Hope

Sleepy Sky Lullaby – Eddie Douglas

Everyone – Music with BRIAN

My Butterfly/A Capella Lullabies – Vocal Paint

Parents' Choice Gold Awards –

Night Time! - Dan Zanes

Great Big Fun – Tom Chapin

Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little & Big): Animal Folk Songs – Pete Seeger

Country Goes Raffi (Tribute to Raffi)– Various Artists

We're Not Kidding!: A Tribute to Barry Louis Polisar

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