March 19, 2017

The WRIU Children’s Show
March 19, 2017 (National Button Week)

Show Opening (includes “Short Sabotage” by Yukari Fresh)
Buttons Are Best – The Candy Band / Going Home

The Alarm Clock Rings – Trout Fishing in America / Big Round World
Microwave Oven – Readeez

Dug From The Archives: Look At My Belly – Brady Rymer / Look At My Belly

I Love My Shirt – Donovan
The Doorbell Song – The Very Nice Interesting Singer Man
Otis – Justin Roberts / Recess
Pocket Calculator – Kraftwerk / Computer World
The Computer Song – Astuter Computer Revue / The Official Album Of Walt Disney World/EPCOT Center

ID: Tarzan

Schoolhouse Rocky – Bob Dorough & Friends / School House Rock!
A Victim Of Gravity – The tokens / Science Rock
Street Safety (Cross At A Walk Sign) – Do2Learn Singers

–Patrick McGoohan’s Birthday–
The Prisoner Main Titles – Ron Grainer / The Prisoner File #1

Muppets In The Middle: Turn Your Buttons Down – The Poobahs / Fraggle Rock

–James Otis Kaler’s Birthday–
Biddle Dee-Dee (from Toby Tyler, Or Ten Weeks With A Circus) – Kevin Corcoran / Disney’s 75 Years Of music and Magic

–Clarence “Frogman” Henry’s Birthday–
Little Green Frog – Clarence “Frogman” Henry

–Yoko Kanno’s Birthday–
The Egg and I – Yoko Kanno & Seatbelts / Cowboy Bebop

Fight Song Seque  – The URI Marching Band
Space Jam – Quad City DJs / Space Jam

ID: Ritz #1

Family Feud Theme (Album Version) – Robert Israel

Einstein – MindMuzic / Great People Of History
Countin’ On Me – The Okee Dokee Brothers (single benefits the Minnesota Zoo & it’s wildlife conservation work. Buy it at http://itunes.apple.com/album/id1212327648?ls=1&app=itunes

Gilly & Bubbler Meet The Leprechaun, A Nonsense Story by Bill J. Parker
Shaun, Shaun The Leprechaun  – Rosemary Clooney
Merrily We Rock & Roll – Chuck Berry
A Stsr Is Born – The Muses / Hercules
The Emperor – John Williams / Return Of The Jedi

Daylight Savings Time – Grandpa Jones
Closing (includes “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haa!” by Napoleon XIV, “Trees For America” by John Denver & “So Long & Thanks For All The Fish” by Hilary Summers, Kemi Ominiyi & The R’svp
Voices)

Epilogue: Basketball – Kurtis Blow

March 12, 2017

The WRIU Children’s Show
March 12, 2017 (Purim)

Show Opening (includes “Short Sabotage” by Yukari Fresh)
The Kooky Cookie – Mama Doni / I Love Purim

Best Song About A Royal Rat
Rottekong Kul – Meg og Kammeraten Min

Best Pretzel Song
Catch That Pretzel – Lard Dog & The Band Of Shy

Best Song About A Ghost
Jilly The Ghost – Keith Munslow & Bridget Brewer

Best Song About Being Too Busy To Stop And Talk
Opptatt – Christine Sandtov

Best Monkey Song
Monkey C. Monkey – Dean Jones

[Best Cover Of Bill’s First Favorite Song]
Best Freedom Song
Paloma Blanca – Molly White

Best Song About The Creative Process
So Gazed Upon – Cat Doorman

From The Archives [Best Remix Of A Vulcan]
The Good Of The One (Spock) – melodysheep

Best Rocker
Don’t Tease My Dog – The Pikklesticks

Best Art Song
The Dot – Liz Buchanan

Best Song About The World
Elements – Your Song My Song

Best Cleaning Song
Street Cleaning – Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad (from Luke Cage)

Best Do-Gooding Song
Chain Reaction – Brady Rymer & The Little Band That Could

Best Candy Song
Godis – Andreas Moller

Best Song About Overcoming Setbacks
Try Everything – Shakira

Best Street Song
My Street – Frances England

ID: Lifeless Tissue

Schoolhouse Rocky – Bob Dorough & Friends / School House Rock!
The Greatest Show On Earth (The Weather Show) – Bob Kaliban
Dress For The Weather – Twin Sisters / How To Dress Without The Stress

–Liza Minnelli’s Birthday–
A Faraway Land – Liza Minnelli & The Cast / Journey Back To Oz
Keep A Happy Thought – Liza Minnelli & The Cast / Journey Back To Oz

–Barbara Feldon’s Birthday–
99 – Barbara Feldon
Get Smart Theme (Season 5 Version)

–Frank Welker’s Birthday–
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? Theme
The Real Ghostbusters Theme
Superfriends Theme (Season 1 Version)
Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show Theme

–Maki Nomiya’s Birthday–
Airplane – Pizzicato Five
Do Re Mi – Pizzicato Five

Muppets In The Middle: Sugar Shack – Gonzo & Rizzo / Muppet Beach Party

I’m Looking Through You – The Muppet Ghosts / The Muppet Show
Batty Rap – Robin Williams / Ferngully: The Last Rainforest
Life Is A Magic Thing – Johny Clegg / Ferngully: The Last Rainforest
No Importa La Distancia – Ricky Martin / Hercules
The Big Olive – Orchestra / Hercules
Everything Anything – Joanna Wang
Get Your Goat On – Terri Hendrix

ID: Ritz #1

Family Feud Theme (Album Version) – Robert Israel

The Enigma Of River Song – Murray Gold / Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collection
Running River – Alex Carpenter / Come Along, Pond
The Waves – The Pointed Man Band / Between The Waves & The Cardooms
The Wind – The Pointed Man Band / Between The Waves & The Cardooms

The Lonely Goatherd – Julie Andrews & The Muppets / The Muppet Show
20th Century Fox Fanfare – Baby Rockstar / Lullaby Renditions Of Star Wars
Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner – John Williams / Star Wars
Foreign Element – Yoshihiro Ike / Yu-Gi-Oh: The Dark Side Of Dimensions

The First Robin Of Spring, A Nonsense Story by Bill J. Parker
Rockin’ Robin – Bobby Day / A Child’s Celebration Of Rock ‘n’ Roll
Snow – The Candy Band / Going Home
Lines and Dots – Lucky Diaz & The Family Jam Band / Greatest Hits
Chain Gang – Otis Redding / A Child’s Celebration Of Soul
I’m Busy Being Busy – King Friday XIII (Fred Rogers) / Tomorrow On The Children’s Corner
Brass Monkeys – Alexander Courage / Star Trek
Honor To Us All – The Cast / Mulan

On My Honor – Melinda Caroll
Closing (includes “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haa!” by Napoleon XIV, “Trees For America” by John Denver & “So Long & Thanks For All The Fish” by Hilary Summers, Kemi Ominiyi & The R’svp Voices)

March 5, 2017

The WRIU Children’s Show
March 5, 2017 (National Tree Day/The Felixes)

Show Opening (includes “Short Sabotage” by Yukari Fresh)
Trees For America – John Denver

Best Song About Centipede Weddings
O Casamento da Centopéia – Karina Zeviani, Luiz Brazil & Manu Lafer

Best Song About Jedi
Once A Jedi Knight – Royish Good Looks (Roy Thompson) with Alec Guiness

Best Song From 2015 That They Stubbornly Wouldn’t Release Until 2016
Jabba Flow – Shag Kava

Best Song About A Magic Wand
Magic Wand – Vanessa Trien & The Jungle Monkeys

Best Martial Arts Song
Kung Fu Fighting (Celebration Time) – Shanghai Roxi Music Studio Choirs & The Metro Voices London  (from Kung Fu Panda 3)

Best Song About Rain
Drip Drop – Valerie Ann

Best Song About Nature
Elements – Your Song My Song

Best Song With An Alliterative Name
Rowbot Robot – Turkey Andersen

Best Seafood Song
Kelp! – Two Of A Kind

Best Science Fair Song
Done With The Sciene Fair – The Not-Its!

Best Grass Song
The Grass Is Always Greener – The Okee Dokee Brothers

Best Nonsense Song
It Ain’t No Fault Of Mine – The Hollow Trees

Best Cookie Song
Cookies – Tea Time Monkeys

Best Song About Getting Down Old School Style
Breakdancin’ – Sugar Free Allstars

Schoolhouse Rocky – Bob Dorough & Friends / School House Rock!
The Body Machine – Bob Dorough & Jack Sheldon / Science Rock
Dark Matter – Dr. Dan The Science Man / Sound Science

–Ben Selvin’s Birthday–
Smile, Darn Ya, Smile – Ben Selvin & Orchestra with The Sunshine Boys
Tain’t No Sin (To Take Off Your Skin & Dance Around In Your Bones) – Ben Selvin & Orchestra

–Jack Cassidy’s Birthday–
So Long, Big Guy – Jack Cassidy / It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane… It’s Superman!

–Dean Stockwell’s Birthday–
Quantum Leap Theme Song

–Rex Harrison & Samantha Eggar’s Birthdays–
I Think I Like You – Samantha Eggar & Rex Harrison / Doctor Dolittle

–Matt Lucas’ Birthday– (Nardole/Dr Who, Tweedledee&Dum/Alice movies, Bennie/Gnomeo)
Bennie & The Bunnies – Elton John / Gnomeo & Juliet

–Howard Pyle’s Birthday–
Oo-de-lally – Roger Miller / Robin Hood

–Eddie Hodges’ Birthday–
Huck’s Escape (from The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn) – Jerome Moross

–Jean Tabary’s Birthday–
Iznogoud Theme Song

–Jolene Blalock’s Birthday–
T’Pol’s Daydream – Velton Ray Bunch & The Hollywood Studio Orchestra / Enterprise Collection Vol. 2

Muppets In The Middle: Me Want It (But Me Wait) – Cookie Monster

The Flash Theme (Fastest Man Alive/Always Late) – Blake Neely & Nathaniel Blume / The Flash

Best Song About The Multiverse
My First Multiverse – Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

Tranformers Theme Song (1984 Version)
Ducktales Theme & Credits Medley – Jake Kaufman / Ducktales Remastered
Teen Titans Theme Song

ID: Long & Winding

Family Feud Theme (TV Version) – Robert Israel

Best Song About Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Las Komidas – Sarah Aroeste

Best Skeleton Song
The Skeleton Band – Sara Lovell

Best Squirrel Song
Hop Little Squirrel – Red Yarn

Ben 10 Theme (2016 Version)

Best Song About Nonverbal Communication
I Nod My Head – Raffi

Down By The Bay – Raffi / Best Of

Dug From The Archives:
Best Acknowledgement That Sometimes The Classics Are Best
Shin-Godzilla Soundtrack by Shirō Sagisu and Akria Ifukube
(song: Battle In Outer Space March – Akira Ifukube)

Timoothy’s Picture, A Goodniht Story read by Bill J. Parker
Can You Picture That? – Sugar Free Allstars / Sugar Free Allstars

Best Theme Song Cover
Suspension (from Buck Rogers) – Docker’s Guild

Best Wordless Vocals
Des Jeunes Files Et Des Fleurs – Priscilla Ahn

Best Traffic Song
Circulation Coincee – Jean Andréo & Les Flextribu

Best Song About A Computer Input Device
Computermuis – Pieter Putzeys

White & Nerdy – Weird Al
Doctor Worm – They Might Be Giants
The Bullfrog Opera – The Okee Dokee Brothers
Battle Of The Planets Theme Song

Brush Up Your Shakespeare – Harry Clark & Jack Diamond / Kiss Me Kate
Closing (includes “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haa!” by Napoleon XIV, “Trees For America” by John Denver & “So Long & Thanks For All The Fish” by Hilary Summers, Kemi Ominiyi & The R’svp Voices)

February 26, 2017

The WRIU Children’s Show
February 26, 2017 (Oscar Night)

Show Opening (includes “Short Sabotage” by Yukari Fresh)
There’s A Big Heap Of Trash At The End Of The Rainbow – Oscar The Grouch / Oscar’s Trashy Songs

Best Song About Chicken Nuggets (and there actually was a competition)
Chicken Nugget Song – Nick Bean

Best Song By A 70’s Sports Icon
Esperança – Pelé

Best Song About Imperfection
Wonky Fruit and Veg – The Barrowband

Best Song About French Thieves
Fantomas Rock – Mike Fantom

Best Historical Album
We Stood Up – Rodney Whittenberg / We Stood Up: Reflections Of The Civil Rights Movement

Dug From The Archives:
Best Theme For A Character From Soundtrack To A 90’s Movie Based On A 60’s TV Show Reissued In 2016
Meet Dr. Smith – Bruce Broughton / Lost In Space (Expanded Edition)

Best Holiday Song
Jolly To The Core – The Cast Of Descendants

Best Song About French Fries
Where Do French Fries Come From – The Storybots

Best Dinner Song: Supper Flavored Dinner – 38th Street Birds (also Best Supper Song)

Best Bird Song (and Birdsong)
Si Un Hornero Canta – Ajo

Best Song About Lands Of Imagination
Ønskelandet – Alberte Winding

Best Song About A Skunk
Poco Loco Joe – Art Sirota

ID: Long & Winding #1

Schoolhouse Rocky – Bob Dorough & Friends / School House Rock!
I’m Just A Bill – Jack Sheldon / America Rock
Solid, Liquid Or Gas – Earthworms / The Amazing Journey Of Water

–Victor Hugo’s Birthday–
God Help The Outcasts – Bette Midler / The Hunchback Of Notre Dame
Take Your Blues and Toss ‘Em – The Cast / The Secret Of The Hunchback

–Tex Avery’s Birthday–
The Tex Avery Show Theme
The Wacky World Of Tex Avery Theme

–Jeff Butler’s Birthday–
Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon Theme

–Karen Berger’s Birthday–
Walk On The Dark Side/Ritchie & Shrouds – Robert J. Kral / Justice League Dark

Muppets In The Middle/Johnny Cash’s Birthday: Nasty Dan – Johnny Cash & Oscar The Grouch / Songs From The Street

–Tony Randall’s Birthday–
No One Asks Me – Tony Randall & The Chorus / Children Are People
When Banana Skins Are Falling (I’ll Come Sliding Back To You) – Tony Randall / Warm & Waverly

–Michael Bolton’s Birthday–
Go The Distance – Michael Bolton / Hercules

–Fats Domino’s Birthday–
When You’re Smiling – Fats Domino

Hillbilly Hare – Bugs Bunny / That’s All Folks
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theme
Barney Miller Theme
Son Of Man – Phil Collins / Tarzan
I 2 I – Tevin Campbell / A Goofy Movie
Mr. Fox In The Fields – Alexandre Desplat / Fantastic Mr. Fox

ID: Lolipop Guild #1

Family Feud Theme (Album Version) – Robert Israel / Classic TV Game Show Themes
The Bare Necessities – Bill Murray & Kermitt Ruffins / The Jungle Book (2016)
The Dragon Song – Bonnie “Prince” Billy / Pete’s Dragon (2016)
Rabbit In A Log – Red Yarn / Born In The Deep Woods

Logo/Main Title – Leonard Rosenman / Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Knight Rider Theme – The City Of Prague Philharmonic / The Cult Files
Where My Heart Will Take Me – Russell Watson / Enterprise Collection Vol. 2
The Doctor’s Theme – Heathcliff Blair / Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Collection

Shadows, A Goodnight Poem read by Bill J. Parker
Shadow Man – Keith David / Bayou Boogie

Best Song About An Unpleasant Angry Old Woman (or at least that’s what Google Translate says)
Rafiky – Beata Hlavenková, Ivan Trojan, Lenka Dusilová, Milan Cais

Best Song About A Group Of Friends
Tous les Quatre – Bouskidou

Best Song About Bread
Banana Bread – Caspar Babypants

How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho / Moana
Batman: The Animated Series Theme Song

Subway – Bari Koral Family Rock Band / Rock & Roll Garden
Closing (includes “They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haa!” by Napoleon XIV, “Trees For America” by John Denver & “So Long & Thanks For All The Fish” by Hilary Summers, Kemi Ominiyi & The R’svp Voices)