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Hot Diggity Dog #1
(with Debbie Gulino)
Hot Diggity Dog #2
(with Debbie Gulino)
Hot Diggity Dog #3
(with Guitar Bob)

 


Hot Diggity Dog #1

 
 

Hot Diggity Dog #1 features children's entertainer/pre-school music teacher Debbie Gulino  singing 22  songs, some traditional, some original.  There are 19 catchy sing along songs and 3 quiet lullabies at the end (in case it's bedtime or naptime).

Hit songs from this album are:

Mushie The Mushroom
Pazoozle
A Milkshake & A Cherry Freeze
ABC's Five Different Ways

 

   #1 Song Clips, Song Descriptions & Teacher Tools

Song
(click to hear audio)
Description Musical
Style
What Song Teaches Curriculum
Tools

I Had A Bird

A traditional folk song with lots of animal sounds.

Upbeat Folk
Teaches children animal sounds as well as memorizing in reverse order
-Use with felt board
-Use with puppets
-Use other animals
ABC

Voted "Most Favorite" by hundreds of listeners, this traditional song is sung in five consecutive musical styles: traditional, classical, country western, jazz, and rap.

A variety of styles
Teaches children different musical styles in the setting of a familiar song.  The repetition really helps children learn the ABC's.
Use hand motions on activity chart
Minnie

A silly original song about a little character named Minnie.  She spells her name with an "i" Mini, with a "y" Minny, or with an "ie" Minnie.

Upbeat Folk

-Gently introduces children to the idea of same sound but different spelling.
-Can teach double time rhythm concept when using percussion instruments.

Use maracas or woods and beat quarter notes in the verse and eighth notes in the chorus.
3 Little Fishies
A popular story song from the 1940's about three little fish that disobey their mother and swim over the dam.  In their quest for adventure in the big ocean, they encounter whales and sharks and quickly swim home to safety.
Hand motions.
Swing Jazz
The verse/chorus arrangement helps children focus on the story and listen attentively to see how it resolves.

 

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Great for spring & summer classes & summer camp
A Milkshake & A Cherry Freeze

Voted "Most Favorite" by hundreds of listeners, this is an original song by "Guitar Bob" Messano, full of body
movements
(like a freeze dance)

 

Blues Rock

Lots of full body movement, a new one each verse (jump, turn-around, dance, etc.)

-Use ideas on activity chart
-Use maracas
-Use other movements
-Great summer camp
Eensy Weensy/
Big & Hairy
The traditional song with a silly twist.  Eensy Weensy grows up and becomes Big and Hairy!
Finger play.
A Cappella
Teaches new variation on a traditional song.
Use finger play motions on activity chart for little and big spiders.
Halloween Is Coming Soon
Original lyrics to the tune "London Bridge Is Falling Down".  A short repetitive phrase with peek-a-boo
hand motions.
A Cappella

A traditional song with new lyrics makes this song easy to sing along to.


-Use peek-a-boo hand motions on activity chart
-Do same peek-a-boo motions but use a tambourine
instead of hands
-One of the best Halloween songs for pre-schoolers

Bubble & Squeak
An original story song about two twin baby cows.  How will the farmer be able to tell them apart?
Listen to them moo and you'll see!
Bluegrass with
a fiddle solo
A story song with a common dilemma ... how can you tell  twin babies apart?  Children listen with curiosity to see how the plot resolves.

Fun bluegrass music with a beat that's irresistible to young children.

-Use 2 identical cow puppets
-We use different colored collars or scarves for each puppet to help children differentiate.
Mushie The Mushroom
This song has been named "Most Favorite" by thousands of Hot Diggity  Dog listeners!  An original story song about an underdog mushroom.
Mushie is smaller than all the other mushrooms.  Why?
Listen and see what Farmer Brown does to help Mushie  grow and be the biggest mushroom of them all.
Hand and body motions.
Upbeat folk with a flute solo
Children listen to find out the who, what, where, and why of the story.

-Use hand and body motions on activity chart
-Ask questions about the plot and characters to sharpen listening skills
Hot Diggity Dog
The title song of this album.
An original, oldies rock sing-along song about a dog named Diggity.
Hand motions
.
Island Rock

A catchy sing-along song with repetitive phrases that makes this song easy to learn.

 

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Talk about owning a pet
Rockin' Robin

The ever popular 1950's dance song about a robin who really knows how to "rock."
Body motions.

Oldies Rock with a sax solo

Repetitive, catchy chorus makes it easy to sing along to.

Great dance song.

-Use as a dance song
-Great spring song
Tarzan of the Apes

A short repetitive chorus about Tarzan and what he likes to eat (bananas, coconuts, and grapes).
Gets softer and softer each time around.

A Cappella

Children stay focused as they sing along to the chorus that gets softer and softer each time.

-Use ideas on activity chart
-Great for summer classes & summer camp
Peter Piper

The famous tongue twister set to a "scale" type melody.
Gets faster and faster with each
repetition.

Hand motions.

A Cappella
Short, repeating song helps children learn the words easily.

Helps children hear and identify words that begin with "P."

Introduces children to a scale based melody.

Children listen attentively as each repetition speeds up.

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-We use this song for fall harvest time
-Talk about tongue twisters
Me & My Teddy Bear

A popular story song from the 1950's about a teddy bear that's so well loved that he only has one eye and has no hair.

Swing Jazz

Children really love the subject of this song ... the ever popular teddy bear.

-Use one teddy bear with worn out fur & another with new fur.
Pazoozle
Voted "Most Favorite" by thousands of children, this original story song is about an endearing, over-weight character named Pazoozle.
He likes to eat, sleep, eat some more, walk his poodle, and play his "kazoozle".    
Upbeat Folk
The short, repetitive chorus helps children to sing along easily and they love the silly personality of Pazoozle.
 -Talk about silly rhymes
9 Little Reindeer
A counting song set to the tune of
 "Ten Little Indians."
This short, repetitive song about Santa and his reindeer gets faster and faster.  Finger play.
A Cappella
Helps children learn to count

As this song speeds up, children really listen

 

-Use finger play motions on activity chart 
-A perfect song for the Holidays
Doodely Doo
The famous summer camp song.
Gets faster each time around.
Hand motions.
A Cappella
Silly and fun sing-along song

 

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Great for summer classes & summer camp
I'm Curious

A song about curiosity.  Where, oh where?... Knock knock, who's there?

Swing Jazz

A positive song about a natural trait in all children ... curiosity.

 -Talk about curiousity
Sleepy Kitten
A sweet and silly character song about a kitten named Sleepy.  She plays all night and sleeps all day.
Body motions.
Upbeat Folk
Easy sing along lyrics

Children love acting out this song with the easy body motions.

-Teach song first as a sing along
-Then teach body motions on activity chart
Lady Bug Lullaby
A quiet lullaby about a ladybug and her children.
Ballad

Very calming,
especially if it's bedtime!

-Use a puppet
-U se for quiet time
Gary's Song
Gary is the name of Debbie's guitar.  This is a lullaby featuring guitar instrumental (no vocals.)
Ballad/guitar duet

Soothing and calming,
great for naps and bedtime.

 Use for quiet time
Brahms Lullaby

The popular classical melody that has helped put children to sleep for centuries.

Classical flute trio with
C flute, alto flute, & piccolo
Very calming

Helps children to hear one instrument all by itself (the flute)

 Use for quiet time 

 


 

 

CDs $12

 

   

 


Each CD comes with a free activity chart that illustrates finger, hand and body motions, as well as simple percussion parts that accompany the songs.  All CDs come with a full money back guarantee. 


 

Hot Diggity Dog #1
(with Debbie Gulino)
Hot Diggity Dog #2
(with Debbie Gulino)
Hot Diggity Dog #3
(with Guitar Bob)


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Hot Diggity Dog #2

 

Hot Diggity Dog #2 features children's entertainer/pre-school music teacher Debbie Gulino  singing 19 songs, some traditional, some original.  There are 15 catchy sing along songs and 4 quiet lullabies at the end (in case its bedtime or naptime).

Hit songs from this album are:

Miss Lucy
Koko
Let's Make a Pancake
Crystal The Snowqueen

 

#2 Song Clips, Song Descriptions & Teacher Tools

Song
(click to hear audio)
Description Musical
Style
What Song Teaches Curriculum
Tools

Miss Lucy

Voted "Most Favorite" by hundreds of listeners.  This is a silly children's story song about Miss Lucy, her baby "Tiny Tim" and the lady with the alligator purse.

Upbeat Folk
Children listen attentively to hear how the story resolves

Repetitive phrases make this song very easy to sing along with.

-Great for summer classes & summer camp
Swinging On A Star

The famous song recorded by Bing Crosby in the 1950's. The silly lyrics make this song a joy to listen to.

Swing Jazz

Children and adults love the silly, endearing lyrics.
Use hand motions on activity chart
Hickory Dickory Doc

The traditional song with sound effects.  Hand motions. 

Jazz waltz

Teaches counting

Sound effects help children listen closely

Has easy hand motions.

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Use woods for a variety of beatkeeping
-Orchestrate with 1/2 the class on woods, the other 1/2 on triangles or finger cymbals
Tongo
A call and response song taken from an African fishing village.
Short, repetitive phrases sung in an African dialect that get quieter each time around.

A Cappella

Easy words in another language

Repetition makes this song easy to learn

Gradual softening makes children listen carefully.

-Use call & response activities on chart
-Talk about foreign languages
-Use in an African segment
Picolomini
A nonsense song from summer camp.  Short, repetitive phrases get faster each time around.

A Cappella

Easy syllables that repeat make this song fun to learn

As the speed increases, so do children's focus factor.

Great for summer classes & summer camp
Diggity Dog March
The title song of this album, about a beloved dog named Diggity.
A Sousa style march complete with  repeating chorus and
a call-and-response cheer. 

Marching Band

Children love to march around to this song

They love shouting the cheer.

-Talk about owning & caring for a pet
-The theme music to our radio show is based on this song.
Ballgame/
Graveyard
A great Halloween song.
Listen to the traditional "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" first and then hear the silly Halloween lyrics to the same tune.

Folk

Children learn the new lyrics easily because they're set to a familiar melody

The sound effects help keep everyone's attention.

-Use in the spring for baseball season
-Use in the fall for the world series
-Use in the fall for Halloween.
Babalooee

A nonsense song about nothing.
A short, repetitive phrase with more and more vocal harmonies added to each repetition.

A Cappella

Easy, repetitive syllables make this song a cinch to learn.
Use hand motions on activity chart
Koko

Voted "Most Favorite" by hundreds of children, this is an original song about the famous real live gorilla named Koko.  Koko lives in California, has her own website, and has several children's books written about her.  Koko has been trained to communicate with humans using sign language.  Her story is truly inspirational and that's what inspired this song.

Light Jazz

Children love listening to the song's description of Koko's personality.

-Use basic sign language for the chorus.
-Use maracas to keep the beat on the chorus.
-Let students see the books about Koko
-Go to Koko's website for more ideas
The Unicorn

The popular song that tells the story of why we have no more unicorns on the Earth today.  This song has fun hand motions
that act out the various animals in the song. 

Upbeat Folk

Children are naturally fascinated by unicorns and always love hearing about them

This story has an intriguing drama that keeps children focused

 

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Use felt board or puppets
-A traditional song for St. Patrick's Day
I'll Be A Pilgrim

An original teaching song about the Thanksgiving holiday.  Talks about the Pilgrims and the Indians, plus all the different foods Americans traditionally eat that day.  Has an easy, sing along chorus that repeats.

Folk

A wonderful way to teach children about our national Thanksgiving holiday

The sing along chorus repeats and is easy to learn.

-Do call & response in verse
-Use felt board
-A perfect song for Thanksgiving Day.
Flea

A silly nonsense song from summer camp. This is a call-and-response song that gets faster and faster.  Has fun hand motions.

Acappella

The call-and-response format makes this song easy to sing along to

Children listen attentively as the song gets faster.

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Great for summer classes & summer camp
Who Threw The Overalls In Mrs. Murphy's Chowder
A silly Irish story song about Mrs. Murphy's surprise discovery of a pair of overalls at the bottom of her soup pot.  This song has a fun, repeating, sing along chorus.
Upbeat Irish
Children love listening carefully to see just how those pants got into the soup pot

Easy sing along chorus.

A traditional song for St. Patrick's Day
Let's Make A Pancake
Voted "Most Favorite" by thousands of children, this original song by "Guitar Bob" Messano is about everyone's favorite food - pancakes!  Great
hand motions
.
Blues Rock
The popular subject of this song makes it a "hit" every time

The hand motions are really fun.

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Use tambourines for beat-keeping & to simulate a frying pan.
Crystal The Snowqueen

Voted "Most Favorite" by lots and lots of listeners, this song has new lyrics to the famous song "Frosty The Snowman".  It's a song about Frosty's imaginary girlfriend named Crystal.  She wears high heels and lipstick, carries a purse, and all the snowmen love her.   

Swing Jazz

The lovable personality of Crystal makes everyone smile.
 
Spider's Web

A wonderful lullaby that spins dreams, moonlight and magical webs.  Repeats over and over and gets softer each time.

A Cappella

The gradual softening on each repetition helps children to become quiet (great for naps and bedtime.)

Use for quiet time 
Tooralooraloora
The famous Irish lullaby. Has a beautiful flute section in the middle.

Irish Ballad

Calming and soothing,
especially if it's bedtime. 

-Use for quiet time 
- A traditional song for St. Patrick's Day
Genesis
An A Cappella lullaby about the cosmology of the Earth.  The Universe gave birth to the Earth and then gave birth to you and I.
Sung in Jamaican style English.
A Cappella
Spiritually inspiring to children and adults

A beautiful lullaby for bedtime.

Use for quiet time 
Over The Rainbow
The famous song from the movie
"The Wizard of Oz".
This arrangement with just vocals and a nylon string guitar soothes everyone's soul.
Ballad with a
guitar solo

A simple arrangement and a well known song make this a guaranteed lullaby.

Use for quiet time  

 

 

 

 

CDs $12

 

   

Each CD comes with a free activity chart that illustrates finger, hand and body motions, as well as simple percussion parts that accompany the songs.  All CDs come with a full money back guarantee. 

 
Hot Diggity Dog #1
(with Debbie Gulino)
Hot Diggity Dog #2
(with Debbie Gulino)
Hot Diggity Dog #3
(with Guitar Bob)

 

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Hot Diggity Dog #3
 

Hot Diggity Dog #3 features children's entertainer Guitar Bob (Bob Messano). Bob sings 15 original children's songs in a variety of styles: blues, blues rock, novelty, bluegrass and 3 lullabies at the end (in case its bedtime or naptime).

Hit songs from this album are:

Baseball Boogie
Rockin' In The Rabbit Hole
We're In A Spaceship
Elephants Like To Jump
Blanket of Love

 

#3 Song Clips, Song Descriptions & Teacher Tools

Song
(click to hear audio)
Description Musical
Style
What Song Teaches Curriculum
Tools

Will You Be My Cuddly Panda Bear?

An upbeat song with funny lyrics. Amuse friends and family by asking them comical questions.

Bluegrass featuring banjo

Develops vocabulary and rhyming abilities

Encourages singing along

-Use the body movements on activity chart
Let's Make a Pancake

A bluesy recipe for fun. Perform the sequence of actions to cook up a musical treat for the whole family.

Blues Shuffle with a harmonica solo

Develops sense of rhythm

Provides a variety of movements to be performed

-Use hand motions on activity chart
-Use tambourines for beatkeeping & to simulate a frying pan.
My Little Kangaroos

A hop-along novelty number for high-energy kids. Join in the kazoo band for extra excitement.

Bouncy Folk with kazoos

Develops large-motor skills (hopping)

Teaches a simple melody using a kazoo

-Children can act out the lyrics
-Use woods on the verse & pretend kazoos on the chorus. Use triangles or finger cymbals on the last verse.
Rockin' in the Rabbit Hole
A rock n’ roll fantasy on the farm. Play the part of the boppin’ bunnies!

Rock n’ Roll

Promotes imagination and creative actions

Develops large-motor skills (hopping)

-Children can act out the lyrics
-Take turns playing the part of the farmer & the rabbits.
In the Back of My Funny Ol' Car
An action-packed tune about a zany car ride. It’s full of humorous images and rib-tickling rhymes.

Bluegrass

Encourages singing along

Promotes imagination and creative actions

-Children can act out the lyrics
Milkshake and Cherry Freeze
A freeze dance with fun movements. Shake, bounce, turn around, slide, dance, go fast-faster-fastest.

Upbeat Blues

Teaches body control

Provides a variety of movements to be performed

-Use maracas
-Use other movements
-Great for summer classes & summer camp
The Elephants Like to Jump
A dynamic song based on “The Mexican Hat Dance”. Jump, shake, sleep… and jump for joy again!

The Mexican Hat Dance

Develops large-motor skills (jumping)

Promotes listening skills and following a sequence of actions

-Use the body movements on activity chart
-Use drum or wood for jumping, maracas for shaking & triangle or finger cymbal for sleeping.
The Baseball Boogie

A rockin’ number for dancing and playful actions. Run the bases to the boogie-woogie beat.

Blues Rock with a sax solo

Provides a variety of movements to be performed

Develops large-motor skills (run in place)

-Use the body movements on activity chart
-Use in the spring for baseball season
-Use in the fall for the world series
Red Pajamas and Purple Shoes

An old-timey tune with a humorous story line. Sing along with the CHORUS.

Bluegrass

Encourages singing along

Promotes imagination and creative actions

A wonderful sing along song.
Panda Played Piano

A jazzy jam session at the zoo. Join in a celebration of instruments and hilarious sounds.

Jazzy Blues with a Dixieland band

Introduces a variety of musical instruments

Provides opportunities for imaginative interpretation

Discuss how music lessons and practicing will make anyone a better musician.
We're In a Spaceship

A freeze dance with fun movements. Shake, bounce, turn around, slide, dance, go fast-faster-fastest.

Folk with a variety of tempos & sound effects

Promotes imagination and creative actions

Introduces sound effects (spaceship, slide whistle)

-Use the body movements on activity chart
Autumn Is Coming To Town

A minor key melody that evokes autumn’s beauty and mystery.

Celtic influenced folk with a flute solo

Encourages relaxation

Introduces musical instruments (classical guitar, flute)

A perfect song for the fall.
Put Your PJ's On
A call and response song with a humorous twist on bedtime. Sing along with the funny responses.
Swing Jazz

Encourages singing along

Develops a sense of rhythm

Talk about not wanting to go to bed.
A Blanket of Love
Gentle music for easy listening. The beautiful melody inspires a peaceful mood.
Folk Ballad

Encourages relaxation

Introduces musical instruments (strings)

Use for quiet time  
The Goodnight Goose

A lovely lullaby for little ones. Softly sing along with the repeated CHORUS.

Folk

Encourages relaxation

Encourages singing along

Use for quiet time   

 

 

 

CDs $12

 

   

Each CD comes with a free activity chart that illustrates finger, hand and body motions, as well as simple percussion parts that accompany the songs.  All CDs come with a full money back guarantee. 

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  Hot Diggity Dog Music
Gardiner, NY
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