Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Trivia - Musical Genres

Each Backyardigans episode is in a different musical style. Here is a list of each episode and the style of music used.

  • Knights Are Brave and Strong - 40's Big-Band Jazz
  • The Yeti - James Brown-Style Funk
  • Pirate Treasure - Reggae/Ska
  • The Heart of the Jungle - Gilbert and Sullivan
  • Secret Mission - Tango
  • Riding the Range - Hip-Hop
  • The Key to the Nile - Broadway Musical (a la Rogers & Hammerstein)
  • The Snow Fort - Western Swing
  • It's Great to Be a Ghost - ‘20s Jazz
  • Viking Voyage - Rockabilly
  • The Quest for the Flying Rock - Disco
  • Surf's Up - Afro-Pop
  • Race to the Tower of Power - Salsa
  • Castaways - Bossa Nova
  • Cave People - Calypso
  • High Tea - Irish Jig
  • Eureka! - Township Jive
  • Polka Palace Party - Polka
  • Race Around the World - Zydeco
  • Monster Detectives - 60's Rock/English Pop

6 comments:

  1. Wow! My son has one of the DVD's and I watched some of it, but I never realized that each episode has a different genre. I really liked the one that had the blues type music. For a second I thought of Ella Fitzgerald and Queen Latifah's last release. I'll have to pick up some more DVD's...

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  2. It's great how the kids get exposed to all those great musical types, isn't it?

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  3. I love that every episode has a different style of music. I just wish that all of the DVD's were available I would collect every one.

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  4. Well, there is one out right now (It's Great To Be A Ghost) and you can look forward to the next one coming out Nov. 8 (The Snow Fort)! That's 8 episodes. Only 12 more to go ... :)

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  5. backyardiganteen7:33 PM, April 12, 2006

    The episode is "Cave Party" not "Cave People". It's just a small mistake I've noticed.

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  6. backyardiganteen7:36 PM, April 12, 2006

    Just to let you know, it's "Cave Party" not "Cave People".
    Just a small mistake I noticed.

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