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The Funky Mamas

by The Funky Mamas

Adult friendly music for children that you will NOT want to throw out the car window.
Genre: Kids/Family: Kid Friendly
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1. Mamas' Fishing
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2:27 $0.99
2. Foolish Frog
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2:47 $0.99
3. Alligator Romp
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2:40 $0.99
4. Dinosaur Song
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3:35 $0.99
5. Oh Susannah
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2:20 $0.99
6. Boogie Woogie Washer Woman
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2:43 $0.99
7. Number's Stew
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2:18 $0.99
8. Animal Says
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3:34 $0.99
9. Summer Storm
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1:40 $0.99
10. Teddy Bear's Picnic
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3:55 $0.99
11. Bedtime Blues
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2:19 $0.99
12. Keep on the Sunnyside
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2:25 $0.99
13. Pancake Song
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1:40 $0.99
14. Bling Blang
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15. Hokey Pokey
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Album Notes
The Funky Mamas are based in Guelph Ontario Canada and have been playing music for families since 1998.

This C.D. captures 15 unique, energetic and creative tunes with a whole lot of fun instruments. These songs inspire happiness, celebrate life and grow imaginations.
Delightful songs that include a mix of blues, bluegrass, folk and pop infused with mandolin, guitar, banjo, fiddle, musical saw and a whole whack of other instruments.

The Funky Mamas have 11 children between them and really know what kids like. Don't worry parents, we have a good idea of what gets you singing along too! Good vibes and danceable tunes have made The Funky Mamas a huge success!

What others have said about the Mamas latest C.D.

This C.D. is a lively compilation of 15 favourite concert songs- original music and traditional songs. You'll want to go on a "Mama's Fishing Trip", hop along with the "Foolish Frog", count the vegetables in "Numbers Stew", play on the beach during a "Summer Storm", and fall asleep to the "Bedtime Blues." Get out your pots and spoons, your dancing shoes, a child or two, grandma and the cat and dance, sing and play along with The Funky Mamas"
Karen Haack, ORFF children's music instructor for over 25 years.

My son won't let us listen to anything else. What a positive c.d... the whole house loves it! Thanks so much for brightening our days.
Michelle MacMillian, CFRU children's radio programmer.

"The Funky Mamas have a direct pipeline to kids, engaging them to sing, dance and celebrate their own wonderful energies. I witnessed the kids bubbling with sheer delight. The songs are both familiar and original played on a variety of instruments from fiddles and washboards to guitars and saws. They give that most special of gifts: facilitation of the enjoyment of life." Beverly Glenn-Copeland Writer and performer, 20 years on CBC's Mr. Dress Up

"The Funky Mamas are just that. They're pretty darned funky, and they're REAL mamas. Their love of both music and kids shines through every fun song that they sing. Their enthusiasm and talent have made them very popular with children and adults. It looks like they are really going places. They deserve it, and kids deserve to hear more of them!" James Gordon, Singer, Songwriter

"The Funky Mama's original songs are brilliant! Their lyrics are down to earth and speak volumes to children. The Mama's songs are definitely at the kids' level of appreciation and understanding. This C.D. really makes my kids dance!" Graeme Sheffield, Musician and Dad

"In my next life, I¹m coming back as one
these women. These six moms from Guelph have it all ­ talent, creativity,energy, humour and 15 children between them ­ and they are indeed funky. For almost six years, they¹ve combined their vocal and instrumental talents to
perform original and traditional songs for children, largely through the folk festival circuit. Now they¹ve released a CD of their infectious, spirited music-making. The Funky Mamas CD is a delightful combination of
laughter and silliness on the one hand and well-produced musicianship on the other. Banjos, mandolins, musical saws, juice harps, and harmonicas are joined by the Mamas¹ harmonizing vocals and children¹s giggles to make you
feel like you¹re sitting around a campfire listening to them jam with their kids. Their parenting experience shows as they write and perform songs about things kids like ­ from the imaginary ("The Alligator Romp", "Dinosaur
Song") to the stuff of daily life (The Bedtime Blues, Pancake Song)." Deanne Fisher Arts & Entertainment Editor, City Parent


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Leah ECE

Show stopper
We use this cd at our daycare centre. It's a great show stopper when the room gets crazy. All of the children stop and listen to the songs and it brings everyone together!

Tami Huckle

Mama's Fishing
I loved the CD so much I bought 2 for 2 of my favourtie friends children


Heard about the Funky Mamas CD from Today's Parent and thought I'd give it a try. My son and I are always looking for awesome tunes to sing to and with! This CD was fantastic and so much fun...I even gave our daycare provider a copy to share with all the children!!!You gals are great, all great tunes! Thank you!

Michelle Parham

kudos to the funky mamas!! my son wants dinosaur in his bathtub!
The music is catchy and fun for kids. My son listened to almost all of it the first time and really enjoyed the lyrics. Way to go Canadian moms!!!

Family Magazine

Move over Sharon, Lois and Bram
Move over Sharon Lois and Bram, the Funky mamas have arrived complete with a Funky Kids Chorus. Formed in 1998, at a play group in Guelph, Ontario, Canada the Mamas are guaranteed to keep both kids and parents entertained. And these six ladies should know: between them they're the mothers of 15 children. The groups 15 song cd features instruments ranging from a mandolin to a musical saw and includes folk classics like "Oh Susannah" and children's favourites like "Teddy Bears Picnic" and original compositions like "Pancake Song."
Check it out!

Michelle Sears

Wow these Mamas know what kids like!
My kids just can't get enough of this cd. It is permenantly in the cd player and we all enjoy the upbeat tunes and playfullness of the Funky Mamas music.
I highly recommend this cd for ages 10 and under. Don't worry parents, you won't easily tire from listening to this one. Great live band too, if you ever get the chance!

Family Magazine

What a Delight!
"Move over Sharon, Lois, and Bram....The Funky Mamas have arrived!"

Gerry Moroso

Songs/Music is great and my six year old can't stop playing it and humming the t
It is a nice change from the traditional kids music out there and great to see these Mamas sing from the heart.I want my 3 daughters to get into music so this is a great inspiration to see what they can do with music later in life and have fun doing it...


neice and nephew loved this cd
We saw the funky mamas about 1 to 2 years ago and they were great my neice and nephew loved them and I am sure the adults loved them 2 they were great the cd was really awesome we listened to all the way home.......

Rob Smith

My Grandaughter loves it
My 2 year old grandaughter dances up a storm to this CD. Good family entertainment.
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