Age range 2 years thru 8 years
Toy Type AE AT ML MM TC Green Light is the latest delightful collection of songs created by award winning musician/composer, Bobby Susser. What shines through when you listen to the latest album is the sincere dose of positivity and happiness that he spreads liberally throughout each of the songs in this joyful outing. “I Just Love Living in this World,” blasts a catchy melodic rhythmic finger snapping reggae song while extolling the virtues of “so nice to be living here today.” The music offered on this CD prepares its young and adult audience for a delightful 41-minute journey into the mind of one of America’s musical treasures. Susser pays attention to lyrical detail, consistently emphasizing the importance of virtues such as kindness, courtesy, laughter, and fun. The instrumentation includes fine performances by Paul Rubin and Fred Scheiman on guitar, Peter Denning and Steve D’Natto on keyboard, Cindy Bradley and Paula Atherton on brass, Penny Whistle and Beatrice Fieldstone on violin, Eddie Trawolski and Bob Walters on bass, and Doug Bender and Wally Hodge on drums. Vocals are provided by The Bobby Susser Singers. Other songs include “Thank You Mister Sun,” full of captivating images as it espouses all that is good about the warmth and light the sun brings. It teaches kids important lessons on how flowers grow, and how the sun melts the snow. Mr. Susser, a Smithsonian Folkways Artist, with over 50 years’ experience, and a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, combines those stellar qualifications with his keen ability to write and showcase intelligent catchy songs perfect for all ages.