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Randy's new single, "On the Phone on the Toilet," is in the rotation at SiriusXM's Kids Place Live (ch.78)!
You can hear it now only at CD Baby. The song will be available on iTunes and everywhere else soon.
The narrator of "On the Phone on the Toilet" is a kid named Bob. His mom's always on her cell phone.
It bugs him. And that's putting it mildly. He thinks she's missing his entire childhood. But is she?
Watch Randy's video for "Crew Cut" from JAM ON RYE by clicking above!
And click the VIDEO link here or up top for other Randy videos!
Upcoming Public Family Shows:
1/30 - Farmington Community Library / Farmington Hills, MI
Click HERE for details and the full concert schedule.
Randy's latest not-JUST-for-kids CD, the NAPPA Gold Award-winning JAM ON RYE, is available NOW at CDBaby.
You can also find it on iTunes, Amazon, &c.
The CD includes the Sirius-XM Radio hits "Don't Fill Up On Chips," "Hockey Puck," "Crew Cut," "Burpity Burp Burp Burp," and "Follow Your Nose"
(as heard on Kids Place Live ch. 78) and much more!
Randy has recorded many tracks exclusively for PLAY's excellent music program.
Please check out their classes if you live in the LA area!
And contact them about purchasing their GREAT CDs!
"Roots rocker Randy Kaplan is one of those happy-they-exist people you can't quite tell is playing kids' music. And yet he is."
-NEW YORK MAGAZINE
"He doesn’t dumb it down for the kids....He just expects them to come along for the ride. And they do."
-TIME OUT NEW YORK KIDS
Click HERE to read Randy's HOW I GOT HERE piece about Harry Chapin for Zooglobble.
MORE PRAISE FOR RANDY’S NOT-JUST-FOR-KIDS MUSIC:
“With his serious storytelling chops and musicianship, Randy is a pioneer (and) one of the most versatile and creative voices in kids music today.”
-Kids Can Groove
“Randy Kaplan is one of the nation’s foremost children’s entertainers...fun for the whole family!”
-Nashville Blues Society
“Brilliant, laugh-out-loud funny, and way ahead of his time.”
-Fits N Giggles
“Randy Kaplan is the current king of the story song, and his magic is best witnessed live. Great example of grownup music for kids, kids’ music for grownups.”
-Kids Music That Rocks
"Randy is an absolute ace guitarist, picker and ragtime player...A refreshing, innovative change of pace."
-Smoky Mountain Blues Society
“Kaplan is one of kids music’s top storytellers...He draws from a deep well of pint-sized frustration and pique...(His songs are) remarkably tender and sweet...One of the best storytellers around.”
“Kaplan is a national treasure who brings a sly wink to the art of kid’s music.”
-The Brooklyn Paper
For more reviews go to PRESS.
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