On October 5, Epic Records will release Mary Had A Little Amp, a special collection of songs including “We Walk” by R.E.M., to benefit People For the American Wayâs Project Kid Smart and Start Smart America. Both projects are working to ensure preschool education for all American children.
In addition to “We Walk,” Mary Had a Little Amp features new takes on childrenâs classics like a rare version of Graham Nash singing âTeach Your Children,â the Dixie Chicksâ new rendition of âRainbow Connection,â original songs by Moby and Rosanne Cash, contributions from Jack Johnson and Maroon 5, and unique collaborations between Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson.
Project Kid Smart Director Julie Burton says, âWe thank all of these amazing artists for using their voices to call attention to the need to make preschool education a national priority and to make sure all kids have the best beginnings possible.â
REMHQ encourages you to support your public schools and People For The American Way.
Mary Had A Little Amp Track Listing:
Blue Man Group Featuring Dave Matthews â âSing Alongâ
Bonnie Raitt â âBaby Mineâ
Dixie Chicks â âRainbow Connectionâ
Graham Nash â A rare version of âTeach Your Childrenâ
Indigo Girls â âWild Wild Party In The Loquat Treeâ
Jack Johnson â â3 Rs Songâ
Joe Henry â âWhen You Wish Upon A Starâ
Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson â âGentle Breezeâ
Madonna â âLittle Starâ
Maroon 5 â âPure Imaginationâ
Moby â âAnchovieâ
Nancy and Ann Wilson with Brian Wilsonâs Band â âLifelineâ
R.E.M. â âWe Walkâ
Rosanne Cash â âHow To Be Strong