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Songs for Kids

The Haunted House

by David P Shortland

The Rock' n' Roll album from the 'The Haunted House' children's musical.
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Original songs written for Children's Theatre Show 'The Haunted House'. This album includes funk, ballads, dance tracks, a lullaby and good old toe tapping rock'n'roll.
The Musical now rewritten for school groups to perform, has a quick witted and amusing script while addressing the confronting issue of bullying.


Aesop Go Hip Hop

by David P. Shortland

Released 2012
David P Shortland
Released 2012
David P Shortland
Presenting Aesop's Fables in a fresh and stimulating HipHop approach to the world.
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Created by blind musician/producer David P Shortland as an exciting way to introduce children to the fables of Aesop and in turn learn some good and very relevant moral lessons about life. These songs include:

Slow and Steady Fable: The Hair and the Tortoise Moral: Slow and steady wins the race
Little Friends Fable: The Lion and the Mouse Moral: Little friends may prove to be good friends
Never Cry Wolf Fable: The Shepherd’…
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VIP Rap

by David P Shortland

Released 2015
Released 2015
What is V I P? Vision Impaired Person.
Living with a disability can be very frustrating at times; but it just makes us more determined!
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'V I P Rap' has been created to promote awareness and understanding of the world of a Vision Impaired Person.
Retinitis Pigmentosa Aka 'RP' is one of the main causes of vision impairment and at this point has no cure. (It is caused by a mutant gene) Fortunately there are a number of research facilities around the world investigating ways to facilitate some form of sight for The Vision Impaired.

Ants

by David P Shortland

Released 2015
Released 2015
Which would you choose to be a Worker Ant or a Soldier Ant? Kids sing and dance along to this delightful song about my favourite insect, the ant.
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As I am also TOTALLY BLIND I find may bugs and insects quite annoying, but ants are just amazing!
Did you know that ants can carry object 50 times their own weight, and that ants were around at the same time as dinosaurs!

I have worked in the music industry for over thirty years the majority of which playing keyboards and piano in bands of various styles. Currently writing music and musicals for children with themes …
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