This blog is dedicated to old children’s records. You will find many children related records.

All is converted into 1 mp3 and can be listened to with every mp3-player. The quality is pretty good overall.
Most of them is from the time-area 1950-1980.
It’s not with any commercial purposes, just to share old children related vinyl with others.

I found all these on the internet, from different sources : forums, sites, usenet, archive, torrents.

I did not record them just collected everything.

When everything is done there will be well over 1000 records on this blog.
Educational, cartoons, music, stories, cowboys, heroes and other themes.

Click the little covers at the sidebar to access the page for the information and download.

Thanks to the recorders and original uploaders.

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  1. Roberta DePew says:

    I’m trying to find a chils record I think was yellow that was about a little girl who had a doll and sand made cookies and not to wash her in a shell because it could ruin her dress it almost seems the person singing has a Jamaican accent.

  2. jerryk93 says:

    How do we share with you?

    • boutje777 says:

      Thanks for the offer. You can upload the file to any fileserver and leave the link in a comment, i will make sure it will come at the right page.

  3. tap says:

    I’m looking for a children’s choir album from the 80s..the two songs I remember are ‘count your blessings’ which was sang at a high tempo and ‘morning has broken.. The album had mainly songs praising God..

  4. Christopher Middleton says:

    I am looking for a record album I had as a child in the 70’s called The Story of Old Mack the Golden Fire Truck or (Engine). It was about a little boy name Michael that wanted to buy a fire engine from the fire department. It had been taken out of service after serving many years and was being replaced by a new truck. Any help PLEASE!!!

  5. steven johns says:

    I am looking for a record with story book. It starts with old man telling story and adventures of a boy and young dog (snuffy-scrappy or the like) and I think him and his friends get trapped by trolls or something HOBBIT-ish. and of course the old man is the boy all grown up.

  6. Ken Hanshe says:

    I am looking for a song where the words in the refrain go something like “The great big bell went bong bong. The middle bell went ding dong ding. The little little bell went ting-a-ling-a-ling.” If anyone knows the song, information about song title and where I can find it will be greatly appreciated.

  7. Joe Turner says:

    Hi, asked this a long time ago, asking again. I grew up in the early ’70s and recall a few records (7″ 45pm as I recall) that all began with an intro that featured someone whistling the tune for “olly olly oxen free” and then the sounds of walking and (I think?) various doors opening and different sound effects. Sadly I can’t recall the stories.

  8. Michele says:

    Late 1960s I had a boxed set record of children’s music. All I remember is the cover, it was a photograph of a very pretty little girl, in a princess type dress, light blue. I was so mesmerized by the photo, I wanted to be her, lol. Anyone?

  9. Denise says:

    I am looking for a story played on an album from the 70s. A young girl cant fall asleep on Christmas Eve and a fairy? Is telling her to close her eyes and she will get so sleepy… the narrators voice is very lulling. I need to know the name!!

  10. Denise says:

    I am trying to find a recorded album from the 70s about a little girl who can’t fall asleep on Christmas Eve. A princess or a fairy is talking her to sleep in a very soothing lilting voice. I know it’s vague… Please help me find this record!

  11. Sasha Rand says:

    Looking for a 70’s abstract children’s album. This album had a song about riding in a car and the bickering among the children in the back seat.”were going on a trip and were riding in a car we ben driving all day it seems.were going to see grandma and grandpa and a aunt and 2 cousins I don’t like,wish I was home playing with my friends going swimming or riding my bike.” Cannot remember the artist or album. If you know of any like this please send information. Thank you

  12. C Rourke says:

    Looking for an album I listened to as a child in the 60s, though it seemed dated to me even then, about a child who can’t guess what special day it is today. So he keeps guessing different holidays and they sing a song to that holiday (like when he guesses Columbus Day they sing “Christopher Columbus didn’t have a compass…”) but then tell him that no its not that day. Finally he gives up and they tell him its his birthday to which they all sing Happy Birthday.

    • C Rourke says:

      I actually just found it after realizing its from the 50’s (1952). In case anyone else is interested, its Come to the Party, 12 Holiday Songs for Every Month of the Year.

  13. Peter-David Smith says:

    Y’know there are a couple of wonderful children’s records made in the 1950s with music by Moondog and nursery rhymes spoken by Julie Andrews and Martyn Green. They are both up on Youtube at these two addresses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAaRV7hLFKA and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0KSXqKO9YU

  14. Sarah says:

    I am trying to find a record from when I was a child.. It is of narrated childrens stories and has one on it that is about a dog that was a scruffy stray and he goes into a building with a dog show and they all turn their noses up at him and send him away but then he smells smoke and alerts them to a fire and becomes a hero!
    Anyone know of it?? Or know where I might find it?

  15. Katherine McKinney says:

    I’m trying to find a children’s teaching album I believe was called in part “Folk Songs and Ballads”. I think it came out in the 60’s. Some of the songs were “John Henry”, “My Little Mohee”, “There Were Three Crows”, and “Billy Boy”. The latter two songs were sung in two different versions, one English and one American. Can anyone help me, please? Thank you.

  16. Eleanor says:

    I am looking for a story album from the 50s or 60s which had a story about Heeby Jeeby the hyena who lost his mum. He meets a succession of animals in the forest to whom he is compared to see if that is his mum – memorably the hippo does a swan dive to try and make Heeby Jeeby laugh to see if he is a hyena. The album had another story about a ramshackle house in a row of houses – the album had a green cover with a picture of the old house on it. Any clues to the title of the album would be really appreciated.

  17. Betty Pratt says:

    Our kids love a 1970’s song with the words Beulah the Dinosaur. Have you ever heard of it? Would love it for our grandkids.

  18. Aharon Shulimson says:

    I have been trying to find a record from the 1950s. It is a recording of Phillipe Halsman’s book, The Story of Piccoli, read by Siobhan McKenna. Any help would be appreciated.

  19. Jaime L Albertson says:

    looking for a children’s album from the 70’s that had a song Pandora’s Box, I believe it was a compilation of children’s songs.

    • Not sure about a song, but there was a musical story simply titled “Pandora”. It was featured on the following albums:

      “Mary and her Little Lamb” (Rocking Horse, 5047)
      “Peter Pan and Other Favorites” (Rocking Horse, 5073)
      “Peter Pan — 6 Favorite Stories” (Tinkerbell, 3311 / Peter Pan, 8226)
      “Jack and the Beanstalk” (Tinkerbell, 3333)

  20. TE says:

    Have been trying to locate Children’s Golden Records [yellow, 45rpm]: 1. “The Milky Way,” 2. Bizet’s “Farandole.” Anyone have any information as to how I might locate these items? Thanks!

  21. Karen Stone Carter says:

    I am looking for an LP that was out in the 60’s that was called Bedtime Stories. It had Sleeping Beauty, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and several others. But it also had one called either “The Magic Carpet” or T “Trip Around the World”.

    • The album in question is “Bedtime Stories and Songs”, from Pickwick’s Happy Time Records in 1962 (# HT-1010), a compilation of musical stories including “Trip Around the World”.

    • SUSAN FEGLER says:

      I think I am looking for the same album. It had a song about Goldilocks “then up the stairs went the bears, up, up, up. Who could have eaten the porraige and who could have sat on the chairs?”. “Cinderella was the fairest of them all…at the ball, the prince fell in love with Cinderella at the ball”

  22. I would like to ask you a question. I grew up with Dr Fun and the Funhouse Gang, the same album you’ve posted. I want to also write about this album on my site, including videos of the songs. If you can contact me, I would appreciate it. Thank you

    • boutje777 says:

      Just ask the question in the comment, no problem.

      • Okay, thank you. I don’t expect it will be published, so it’s okay if you delete this comment. The question is about copyright. I have made videos of my album with the intention of putting them on YouTube for my grandkids to enjoy. I don’t see a SINGLE Dr Fun album on YouTube, so I wondered a couple of things.
        1. Do you know anything about copyright? Have they contacted you regarding your downloads?
        2. If you do know anything about it, who do I contact to get permission?
        3. If Youtube fails, is there anywhere else I can go to publish these songs on video?

        Thank you for your quick reply.

    • boutje777 says:

      I am afraid i can’t be of much help, i don’t know anything about copyrights. When i see something that fits in the blog i just publish it and see what happens. Never had problems so far (knock on wood). How i get these, i just can’t remember also, there are so many way’s i found and downloaded these musicfiles all over the internet, Youtube, sites, forums, torrents, newsgroups. When Youtube fails, just try a googlesearch on youtube alternatives, you will get lot’s of results.

  23. sheldi says:

    Hi,

    Back in the sixties, I had an LP record, that consisted of various songs and skits. It was themed around a birthday party or something, and was called, unsurprisingly, Happy Birthday, if I recall correctly.. The accents betrayed American/Canadian origin. The cover I remember as red with drawings of people enjoying anniversary celebrations.

    I’d love to hear this again, but I have no idea who it was by, or what label or anything, other than its being called Happy Birthday.

    If you know anything about this, I’d really appreciate it if you can pass on any information you might have to me.

    Yours in gratitude

    Shelley Di Capri

  24. David Freels says:

    Love your site! You have allowed me to give my grandson the records I had as a child. I’ve passed this on to all the young parents I know so their kids can have quality literature and music on cd.
    Do you happen to have TV and Movie Favorites for Children by Happy Time records?
    Thanks for all of this!

  25. Deborah says:

    Is anyone interested in buying a collection of Disney story books with records?

  26. jfmcd1 says:

    Hi ! I am looking for the Century 21 Mini Albums from the ’60s : Thunderbirds ; Stingray; Captain Scarlet and Fireball XL5. If someone can help, thanks already !

  27. Jessica says:

    I’m looking for a album with lots of kid songs.
    Just a spoonful of sugar, happy helecopter flying in the sky, were two on it

  28. - says:

    Hello! I don’t see a “Search” button on the site. Could you please advise, how the search can be done?

  29. - says:

    Did I get it right that all of these records are american? Or are there british records as well?

    • boutje777 says:

      I am not sure, but yes i believe so, i think 95% if not 100% is American, i guess not many british records are digitized and placed somewhere on the internet.

      • - says:

        I see. And I absolutely agree with everybody who thinks that this blog is great. I’ve been searching the internet for a long time – looking for old records for children in the English language – till I found your site and was very happy! Being a non-native English speaker from a non-English speaking country, I am for the first time discovering for my myself now all of these records. And truly enjoy them. Thank you very much!

      • boutje777 says:

        You are welcome.

  30. Carmen says:

    Looking for children album with clown on cover from the late 60s, early 70s..

  31. boutje777 says:

    For everyone interested, there is an 165.000 records archive with digitized 78rpm’s from George Blood. If you have time to search through this archive, it’s well worth the time i believe.

    Here is the link.

    Archive

  32. boutje777 says:

    UPDATE 15-12-2019

    Somehow i’ve lost the widget with all links to the Children’s Record Guild this year, perhaps delete it by accident. I’ve made a new widget with all links again. Nothing new, perhaps you allready saw it before, anyway it’s back again.

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