“What will you find in Shoebox Town? There will be a “little bitty fish (in a) little bitty pond,” a “zilli billionaire,” and “a sticky little lollipop (and) a little kitten curled up in daddy’s shoes.” It also has old-fashioned amusements like a “magic penny” and a merry carousel down by a pier. Tracy Newman’s follow-up to her equally excellent I Can Swing Forever reveals her gift for writing
The remarkable appeal of Tracy Newman's album, 'Shoebox Town,' stems in part from the way in which its songs so adeptly convey the magic with which youngsters experience the world. Catchy lyrics, rich harmonies, and carefully crafted melodies seamlessly serve up a variety of joyful moods and themes related to childhood.
(Los Angeles, CA – July 2018) Tracy Newman releases Shoebox Town, the 2nd CD in her children’s series RUN ALONG HOME. This CD continues to celebrate the “unhurried childhood.” With time-honored songs that are served up in an uncomplicated manner that young people can understand, it is bound to become the soundtrack of their childhood! Daughter, Charlotte Dean, contributes the original artwork. Tracy evokes the sheer joy and sense
The title track “I Can Swing Forever” captures the freedom of flying through the air, up and back, over and over. Kids can sing in French as they dance with a monk in the traditional song “Ah Si Mon Moine,” get up and “Jumpa, Jumpa, Jumpa,” and learn where not to put their chewing gum in “Under the Chair.” When it’s time for bed, feel the horse slowly