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Sandra Boynton first album – Frog Trouble (giveaway ends 10/5/13)

 

Sandra Boynton Frog Trouble

I’ve always enjoyed the illustrations from the best selling children’s author Sandra Boynton. I think the animals are adorable. I can’t help but smile when I see them. :-)

Sandra can now add music to her resume. She’s just released her very first country album for children. It’s called Frog Trouble.

Grammy nominated and bestselling children’s author, songwriter and music producer, Sandra Boynton, presents her first Country album, Frog Trouble. The album features 12 original songs by Boynton, arranged and mixed with Michael Ford.

Boynton produced the tracks mostly in Nashville, with renowned session musicians and an All-Star roster. Each artist was hand-picked by Boynton for this retro sounding album, including Dwight Yoakam, Fountains of Wayne, Mark Lanegan, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Adams, Ben Folds, Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss, Josh Turner, Darius Rucker, Linda Eder, and Falls Mountain Cowboys.

With composer Michael Ford, Boynton has written and produced five albums, three of which have been certified Gold. She also received a GRAMMY nomination for the Boynton/Ford album Philadelphia Chickens. Frog Trouble has tracks ranging from Country to Bluegrass to Rockabilly to Honkytonk to Blues. It’s truly an album for everyone or, as the cover says, “For ages one to older than dirt.”

I listened to the songs on the Official Site. They have 30 second samples for all of the songs featured on the album. I think children will like the song I’ve Got a Dog by Dwight Yoakam and Trucks by Mark Lanegan. Trucks is my favorite song from the album.

Check out the song More Frog Trouble (this is a listening video – not a music video).

 

Other tracks include:

1. I’ve Got a Dog – Dwight Yoakam

2. Trucks – Fountains of Wayne

3. Frog Trouble – Mark Lanegan

4. Heartache Song – Kacey Musgraves

5. When Pigs Fly – Ryan Adams

6. Broken Piano – Ben Folds

7.  Copycat – Brad Paisley

8.  End of a Summer Storm – Alison Krauss

9.  Alligator Stroll – Josh Turner

10.  Beautiful Baby – Darius Rucker

11.  Deepest Blue – Linda Eder

12.  More Frog Trouble – Falls Mountain Cowboys (a fictitious group)

You can also check out Sandra’s social media pages – Facebook, Twitter and even on YouTube. The official hashtag for the album is #FrogTrouble.

Don’t forget to visit Sandra’s official website too!

Look for Sandra Boynton’s Frog Trouble where ever music is sold including Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes.

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One lucky reader will also win a Sandra Boynton prize package which includes;

  • Copy of Frog Trouble CD
  • $25 Amazon gift card to purchase other great Sandra Boynton products

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on October 5, 2013 at 11:59 PM (EST). The winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via e-mail and will have three days to reply or a new winner will be chosen in their place.

To enter please comment on this post and tell me why you would like to win this prize package?

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirement or the additional entries won’t qualify (I do check). Extra entries are optional.

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Kimberly

*I will be receiving a similar prize package for my participation. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way.

 

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Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family, five cats, dog, a tank full of fish and snails. She is also a freelance writer and photographer.

Comments

  1. i would like to win because the CD sounds fun to listen to and who couldn’t use a $25 Amazon gift card?

  2. The songs on this CD would be great to include as part of a library storytime program….especially Alligator Stroll….I’ve even got the alligator puppet on standby.

  3. Thomas Murphy says:

    I want to win this because it sounds like a awesome CD and I love amazon.

  4. Darlene Jones-Nelson says:

    I love country music and I bet that this would be a great cd to have.

  5. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    It seems like a great cd and I buy a lot of stuff on amazon

  6. i would love to win this because i am a big fan of Sandra Boynton plus I always have stuff at amazon I need to buy.

  7. I want to win this CD for my twins. Since she is making country songs for children, it would be an appropriate album for them to listen to! Also, I would be giving my mom the gift card for her birthday!! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  8. I love to introduce my son to new music and I am saving for a Keurig on Amazon.

  9. We love listening to music and dancing. Would love to win this for my daughter

  10. I would love to win this for DDs, they love music .

  11. I would love to win this to add to our music curriculum in our homeschool library.

  12. Jennifer P - Vicki Vix on Rafflecopter says:

    I’d love to win this for my nephew’s son. I think he’d really enjoy it and I love giving children music and/or books. I think it’s good for their imagination and to get them moving as well as being fun. Thanks for the giveaway.

  13. Jennifer P - Vicki Vix on Rafflecopter says:

    Email subscribe with sometimehermit at aol dot com.

  14. My kids loved Sandra Boynton when they were little. They are teens now but I would love to share this with my niece. Thanks!

  15. Jennifer T. says:

    My kids like Sandra Boynton’s books and as a Nashville resident, I really respect some of the artists.
    jtmagmom73(at)gmail(dot)com

  16. The CD sounds great and lots of fun. And Amazon GCs are always appreciated.

  17. I want to win this because I think the kids would have a blast with it!

  18. Nicole Sender says:

    My grandson would love to listen to this! How cute it is!!

  19. wanna win for my niece!

  20. My daughter would love these songs :)