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Hy Zaret/Lou Singer: Ballads for the Age of Science [Box]

Audio Samples

>Zoom a Little Zoom (Rocket Ship)
>What Is the Milky Way?
>Constellation Jig
>Beep, Beep! (Here Comes the Satellite)
>Why Does the Sun Shine?
>What Is a Shooting Star?
>Longitude and Latitude
>It's a Scientific Fact
>Ballad of Sir Isaac Newton
>Friction
>Why Are Stars of Different Colors?
>Why Do the Stars Twinkle?
>What is Gravity?
>Planet Minuet
>Why Go Up There?
>It's a Magnet
>Vibration
>We Know the Air Is There (Hi, Ho, Fiddle Dee Dee)
>We're Making Heat
>Ice Is a Solid
>Why Do I Have a Shadow?
>Rocks and Gems and Minerals
>Earth Goes Around the Sun, The
>Why Is It Raining Raindrops?
>Where Does the Sun Go at Night?
>What's Inside Our Earth?
>Where Does the Sun Rise?
>How Many Colors Are in the Rainbow?
>Who's Afraid of Thunder?
>It's a Magnet (Reprise)
>Introduction to Nature Study
>Why Do Leaves Change Their Color?
>What Are the Parts of a Tree?
>What Is an Insect? (Cricket in a Thicket)
>What Is a Mammal?
>How Do the Fish Swim?
>Song of the Rocks
>Birds Have a Language, The
>How Does a Bird Sing?
>What Does a Bird Have That I Have Not?
>How Silk Is Made
>What's In the Ocean?
>How Do the Seeds of Plants Travel?
>Balance of Nature, The
>Metamorphosis
>How Does a Frog Become a Frog?
>What Is an Animal? (What Is a Plant?)
>Bobo the Bear (The Hibernation Song)
>Song of the Fossils
>How Does a Cow Make Milk?
>Eohippus (The Evolution of the Horse)
>Conservation Song, The
>Why Is the Sky Blue?
>What Makes a Rainbow?
>Let's Wander Through the Seasons
>Why Does a Bee Bzzz?
>What Are the Parts of a Flower?
>Face of the Earth Is Changing, The
>What Is Energy?, Pt. 1
>Grand Coulee Dam (How Energy Changes Its Form)
>E-Lec-Tri-City
>Engines (Mechanical Energy)
>Solar Energy
>Energy in Roundabout Way
>What Is Energy?, Pt. 2
>Kinetic and Potential Energy
>Jets (Action and Reaction)
>Ultra Violet and Infra Red
>What Is Chemical Energy?
>How Do We Measure Energy?
>Motion, Motion, Everywhere
>Thumbnail Introduction to Atomic Energy
>What Makes the Weather?
>What Is the Atmosphere?
>Where Is the Stratosphere?
>Water Cycle Song, The
>Why Does the Wind Blow?
>How Clouds Are Formed
>Warm Fronts, Cold Fronts
>What Is Humidity?
>Hurricane Song, The
>Why Is It Hot in the Summer?
>Highs and Lows
>What Makes the Lightning?
>Stratus and Cumulus
>Snowflake, Snowflake
>What Does the Glass of a Greenhouse Do?
>What Is Climate?/What Makes the Weather? (Reprise)

Track List

>Zoom a Little Zoom (Rocket Ship)
>What Is the Milky Way?
>Constellation Jig
>Beep, Beep! (Here Comes the Satellite)
>Why Does the Sun Shine?
>What Is a Shooting Star?
>Longitude and Latitude
>It's a Scientific Fact
>Ballad of Sir Isaac Newton
>Friction
>Why Are Stars of Different Colors?
>Why Do the Stars Twinkle?
>What is Gravity?
>Planet Minuet
>Why Go Up There?
>It's a Magnet
>Vibration
>We Know the Air Is There (Hi, Ho, Fiddle Dee Dee)
>We're Making Heat
>Ice Is a Solid
>Why Do I Have a Shadow?
>Rocks and Gems and Minerals
>Earth Goes Around the Sun, The
>Why Is It Raining Raindrops?
>Where Does the Sun Go at Night?
>What's Inside Our Earth?
>Where Does the Sun Rise?
>How Many Colors Are in the Rainbow?
>Who's Afraid of Thunder?
>It's a Magnet (Reprise)
>Introduction to Nature Study
>Why Do Leaves Change Their Color?
>What Are the Parts of a Tree?
>What Is an Insect? (Cricket in a Thicket)
>What Is a Mammal?
>How Do the Fish Swim?
>Song of the Rocks
>Birds Have a Language, The
>How Does a Bird Sing?
>What Does a Bird Have That I Have Not?
>How Silk Is Made
>What's In the Ocean?
>How Do the Seeds of Plants Travel?
>Balance of Nature, The
>Metamorphosis
>How Does a Frog Become a Frog?
>What Is an Animal? (What Is a Plant?)
>Bobo the Bear (The Hibernation Song)
>Song of the Fossils
>How Does a Cow Make Milk?
>Eohippus (The Evolution of the Horse)
>Conservation Song, The
>Why Is the Sky Blue?
>What Makes a Rainbow?
>Let's Wander Through the Seasons
>Why Does a Bee Bzzz?
>What Are the Parts of a Flower?
>Face of the Earth Is Changing, The
>What Is Energy?, Pt. 1
>Grand Coulee Dam (How Energy Changes Its Form)
>E-Lec-Tri-City
>Engines (Mechanical Energy)
>Solar Energy
>Energy in Roundabout Way
>What Is Energy?, Pt. 2
>Kinetic and Potential Energy
>Jets (Action and Reaction)
>Ultra Violet and Infra Red
>What Is Chemical Energy?
>How Do We Measure Energy?
>Motion, Motion, Everywhere
>Thumbnail Introduction to Atomic Energy
>What Makes the Weather?
>What Is the Atmosphere?
>Where Is the Stratosphere?
>Water Cycle Song, The
>Why Does the Wind Blow?
>How Clouds Are Formed
>Warm Fronts, Cold Fronts
>What Is Humidity?
>Hurricane Song, The
>Why Is It Hot in the Summer?
>Highs and Lows
>What Makes the Lightning?
>Stratus and Cumulus
>Snowflake, Snowflake
>What Does the Glass of a Greenhouse Do?
>What Is Climate?/What Makes the Weather? (Reprise)

Album Remarks & Appraisals:

For the first time in over 50 years, Harbinger Records is proud to release a six-CD box set of Ballads for the Age of Science, the most successful educational recordings projects of all time. Even today, Baby Boomers have fond memories of these catchy songs. The original recordings are now cherished by collectors both for their beautiful covers and for nostalgic memories of their youth. These songs introduce scientific concepts and terms using catchy, easily learned words and music.

Album Notes

Illustrator: Leo Lionni.



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