World Playground was Putumayo’s first children’s album, and it is still as fresh as ever.
These 12 world music songs are so compelling that they may have the whole family dancing and singing along.
With music from 11 different countries represented, it’s a musical journey to faraway places!
Artists and songs include:
- Touré Kunda, "Fatou Yo" (Senegal)
- Colibri, "La Mariposa" (Bolivia)
- Cedella Marley Booker, "Three Little Birds" (Jamaica)
- Trevor Adamson, "Nyanpi Matilda" (Australia)
- Teresa Doyle, "Home By Barna" (Canada)
- Buckwheat Zydeco, "Mardi Gras Mambo" (United States)
- Glykeria, "Tik Tik Tak" (Greece)
- Manu Chao, "Bongo Bong" (France)
- Ricardo Lemvo, "Boom Boom Tarara" (Congo)
- Nazaré Pereira, "Bonjour Pra Voce" (Brazil)
- Shlomo Gronich, "Zichronot M'Africa" (Israel)
- Eric Bibb, "Zichronot M'Africa" (United States)
This album is the recipient of numerous awards, including:
- 1999 Parents' Choice Silver Award
- 1999 National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)
- 1999 Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award
- 1999 Finalist in The National Teacher’s Choice Award
- "Best of" from Scholastic Magazine and Sesame Street Magazine
- NASCO A+ Award