Moonboat

Moonboat

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by Tom Chapin
     
 

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Here are more clever songs and arrangements. Chapin's voice seems particularly accessible on this one. "Don't Play with Bruno" is spectacular. For ages four to ten.

Overview

Here are more clever songs and arrangements. Chapin's voice seems particularly accessible on this one. "Don't Play with Bruno" is spectacular. For ages four to ten.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/09/2001
Label:
Gadfly
UPC:
0076605280222
catalogNumber:
802
Rank:
90898

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tom Chapin   Primary Artist,Banjo,Guitar,Mandolin,Vocals
Don Brooks   Harmonica
Abigail Chapin   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Lily Chapin   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Jon Cobert   Synthesizer,Piano
Richard Crooks   Drums
John Forster   Synthesizer Bass
Vicky Forster   Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Seth Glassman   Bass
Zev Katz   Bass
Michael Mark   Piano,Vocals,Vocal Harmony
Russ Horton   Vocals
Amanda Broomfield   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Noah Mark   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Abbe Schindler   Background Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Jessica Craven   Vocals,Vocal Harmony

Technical Credits

Tom Chapin   Arranger,Producer
Jon Cobert   Sound Effects
John Forster   Arranger,Producer
Vicky Forster   Director
Keith Walsh   Sound Effects
Susan Reed   Artwork,Cover Painting

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Moonboat 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Let me start by saying that as the family chauffer, I have to listen to a *lot* of children's music. So I try to "ease the pain" by choosing albums that I don't mind hearing over and over and over and over... well, you get the point. Moonboat is the second album by Tom Chapin. I gave it only four stars only because it doesn't have the complexity and diversity in both music and humor which he displayed in his later albums (see "My Hometown" and "Billy the Squid"). OTOH, while I told my husband that I only really liked two songs on this album (actually more like four or five), I caught myself singing along with most of them. My 5-year old is not as picky as I am, and enjoys the album anyway. Her favorites are "Library Song," "State Laughs," and "Happy Birthday." Mine are "Mother's Day," "Alphabet Soup," and "Grow in Your Own Sweet Way." Of the later, Tom Chapin's albums usually feature some very nice, often complex (as in rhythm and harmony) rounds, and this beautiful lullaby/prayer speaks to all parents who want to see their children grow up safe and happy.