April Eight Songs & Stories
About This Show
Hooray! Your family is heading for delight! April Eight Songs & Stories is a charming original fairytale podcast series for the whole family. Listen together as a lovely green world of wonder full of humble gnomes, sparkling fairies and grouchy trolls, mischievous woodland creatures and magical butterflies who are more than they appear, take you on adventures where everyday kids, tricky witches, lost crowns and fearless queens encounter magical potions and wondrous journeys. Giggle, laugh out loud, think a little deeper, hold your breath, smile - and get ready for your kids to say, "Play it again!" For on the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast, unexpected heroes take the day in pursuit of life's simple truth: Love conquers all and will always find a way. Start with Episode 1, and let the fun roll on from there. Find out more at aprileight.com.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Ep 43 SONG - A Summer Song - "Wild Mountain Thyme"
1 day ago
Episode 43 is a song! It is a welcome to summer song because today, my friends, summer officially begins. This is also the beginning of Season 5 of the April Eight Songs & Stories Podcast. I’ve been making this podcast for 2 years now, and I’m so glad that I started it. I love my listeners so much and I have new stories coming your way in the month of July. The next one has Jemi in it! If you don’t know who Jemi is, well head on over to April Eight .com and she’s right there waiting for you. Jemi was the friend we met in Episode 1 and she is the first character I ever made for April Eight. But now, down to business. We’ve got a song to sing. This one is an old favorite of mine, it is called Wild Mountain Thyme. It is an old Scottish folk song, and I like that because I’ve got some Scottish in me. I love to sing this with my children and I can’t wait to sing it with you. Here is how the chorus goes. Will you go Lassie go, and we’ll all go together, to pull wild mountain thyme all around the purple heather, will you go Lassie go… Now, do you know what a Lassie is? THat’s just another way that Scottish people say “girl”. If you’d rather sing it to a boy, you can say, Laddie, if you want. Whatever works for you works for me. HEre we go! Wild Mountain Thyme by Francis McPeake The Chorus is Will you go, Lassie go, And we’ll all go together, To pull wild mountain thyme All around the purple heather. Will you go, Lassie go? New stories are coming in July! Hi to Eloide, Luci Belle and Norah! Love you! -April EightRead more »