Music for Safari Week

by - Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Of all the weeks at Camp Galileo, I think this one has been the most challenging. It also just reminds me of the Kenyan music we heard while in Kenyan, but of course don't know any of the names to. So I tried to pick some African music that sounded cool, then I just picked songs with Animals in the title or with a strong, badass drum beat. About the only thing I had last week that they got excited about was the soundtrack of Star Wars, so I am still not sure how to curate music for children. I am way open to suggestions if anyone has any (also, thank you to Pag who gave me some good ideas the last time).

Enganjyani- Somi
Wallflower Blues- Somi
Birdhouse in your Soul- They Might be Giants
Baby Elephant Walk- Henry Mancini Orchestra
Under African Skies- Paul Simon
The Lion Sleeps Tonight- The Tokens
Africa- Toto
Basically the whole soundtrack of The Lion King
Wolverine Blues- Louis Armstrong
Ho Hey- The Lumineers
Walk the Dinosaur- Was, not Was (TP ;o)
Shake your Tailfeather- Blues Brothers
Red Rabbits- The Shins
Octopus's Garden- The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun- The Beatles
For Once in my Life- Stevie Woner
Ain't Nobody Here but us Chickens- Louis Jordan
Dog Days are Over- Florence and the Machine
My Beloved Monster- Eels
Have it All- Jeremy Kay
Monkey Gone to Heaven- The Pixies
Family Tree- Ben Kweller
Something Rusted Root-y?

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