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E1 Music

May 04, 2009 12:43 ET

E1 Music to Release First Ever Kidzapalooza Collection Just in Time for Summer!!

"Kidzapalooza, Vol. 1," Featuring All the Rockin' Fun of Kidzapalooza Packed on One CD, Will Hit Stores on June 16th, 2009

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - Happiness Records/E1 Music is excited to announce the release of the first ever Kidzapalooza compilation! "Kidzapalooza, Vol. 1" will be released on June 16th, 2009 and features some of the greatest family-friendly songs sung by family acts and indie superstars alike. Kidzapalooza, the family friendly stage of the annual Lollapalooza festival, made its inaugural appearance in 2005 as part of the Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago's Grant Park, and has been only getting bigger and better ever since then. With a line-up of today's best family acts, along with guest appearances from Lollapalooza's main stage performers (including Lolla founder Perry Farrell), Kidzapalooza has become the family event of the Summer for music loving fans of all ages. SRP $11.98

"Kidzapalooza Vol. 1" is a celebration of the best that stage has to offer, and this is the first ever collection of songs from performers who have either appeared at the mini-festival or will soon. With tracks from the best new names in family friendly music such as Lunch Money, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, The Jimmies, and familiar names such as Ralph Covert (of Ralph's World), Perry Farrell, Lisa Loeb and more, "Kidzapalooza Vol. 1" is sure to bring out the rock n' roller in your family!

Track Listing:
    1.  Cool To Be Uncool-The Jimmies
    2.  Gotta Be Me -Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
    3.  A Cookie As Big As My Head-Lunch Money
    4.  The Patience Bossa-Perry Farrell & Deborah Harry
    5.  Nicky Nicky Knock Knock-The Dream Jam Band
    6.  You Make Me Feel Good-Q Brothers
    7.  In The Details-Lisa Loeb
    8.  Back In The Day-Zach Gill
    9.  Spring Has Sprung-Frances England
    10. Skip To My Lou-Candy Band More Candy
    11. Lucy's Parade-Jambo
    12. Fools Will Try-Ralph Covert

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About Tor Hyams/Happiness Records

Tor Hyams has 20 years of experience in the music and film industries, from writing and performing his own material to producing world-class recording artists, live music festivals for children, short films and digital programming, and composing dozens of scores for both film and television.

With Perry Farrell, Hyams then conceived and developed Kidzapalooza as a family festival nested within the Lollapalooza Festival, produced by C3 Presents. Kidzapalooza, now in its sixth successful year with Hyams as Producer and Emcee, has been contracted through 2011. Continuing his live music work with C3, Hyams now produces The "Kiddie Limits" stage for Austin City Limits and a number of other regional festivals.

For the past two years, Tor has led the family music efforts at the SXSW Music festival and seeing the interest that this category draws, decided to found Stinkfest, the first ever family music conference featuring panels and performances with the most influential personalities in the world of children's music. The first Stinkfest will be held in Brooklyn, NY this May.

He has also recently been named a judge for the 2009 NAPPA awards, the world's most prestigious award for children's audio product.

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