RICK AROUND THE ROCK WINNER: 2006 Canadian Children's Book Centre 'Our Choice' 2004 Parents' Choice Recommended Originally released in 1992, RICK AROUND THE ROCK sold over 10,000 copies on cassette. In fact, so many families wore out their tapes from repeated listening that we felt we had to release it on CD! The whole family will enjoy these 11 lively songs combining music and warm-hearted humour. MY FAMILY is a celebration of families in all their vibrant diversity. ELEPHANT RIDE takes us to Thailand for a 'rumble through the jungle' singalong. How do you spell Canada? C-eh? N-eh? D-eh? EH CANADA is a cheeky fact filled anthem celebrating Canada's most famous syllable. MECHANIC OF LOVE imagines a super hero who fixes the world with kindness. I GOT MONEY imagines the good we could do if one of us won the lottery. THREE SHIPS is a lilting singalong lullaby. KOOL SCHOOL is a walkalong song for sidewalks, gymnasiums and corridors. YO MO CONCERTO is Rick's most requested song around the world: a hip hop tribute to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Featuring excerpts of Mozart's music and the unforgettable chorus: 'Yo Mo, come on Amadeus, what you gonna play us?' FRYPAN SAUCEPAN contains the recipe for a homemade band right in your own kitchen. UH OH! TA DA! Is a comfort song for days when things aren't working out quite like you planned. TATATATAMI is a farewell song until next time. Beloved Hong Kong children's entertainer Harry Wong loved RICK AROUND THE ROCK so much he translated five of it's songs into Cantonese and based a CD and stage show on them. Harry and Rick toured Hong Kong and Canada with THE 5 ELEMENTS in 2004-5. WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT RICK SCOTT: 'Rick Scott educates with such an entertaining flair that kids won't mind that they're learning.' - Chicago Parent 'Canada leads the world in children's music and Rick Scott sits right on top. Rick's music speaks to kids and their parents and to me. It's delightful, educational, accessible and innovative. It's funny, clever and warm. It's not only important to Canadian music--it's essential.' - Jurgen Gothe, CBC Disc Drive WHO IS RICK SCOTT? Rick is an award winning father, grandfather and family entertainer who travels the globe bringing music and laughter to audiences of all ages. He has released 15 albums of heart-warming original music, including six highly acclaimed children's recordings that have sold over 90,000 copies. THE 5ELEMENTS won 2004 NAPPA Gold and Parents' Choice Awards and was nominated for a Juno Award (Canada's Grammies). MAKING FACES won Best Children's Release in the 2001 West Coast Music Awards and is Parents' Choice Approved. PHILHARMONIC FOOL was nominated for a Juno Award and won a Children's Music Web Special Judges' Award. In 2002 THE ELECTRIC SNOWSHOE has sold over 50,000 copies on cassette and is Parents' Choice Approved. In 2006, Rick will release SNOOZE MUSIC, a collection of original dulcimer lullabies for everybody from infant to elder. Includes Stephen Foster's classic lullaby SLUMBER MY DARLING, featuring vocalist mom Andrea L'Heureux. Rick has performed over one thousand concerts in nine countries, including hundreds of schools that use his songs to augment curriculum. His lively participatory performances encourage everyone to discover their own musical potential. Rick is Goodwill Ambassador for Down Syndrome and gives inspirational keynotes for teachers, families and caregivers. His video ANGELS DO, starring his granddaughter, has become an anthem for the special needs community and is seen regularly on Treehouse TV. His latest video is YO MO CONCERTO, a hip hop tribute to Mozart from RICK AROUND THE ROCK. Rick is Canada's leading proponent of the Appalachian dulcimer, a four stringed instrument which kids in the Yukon nicknamed 'The Electric Snowshoe.' Once a year Rick also tours with Shari Ulrich and Joe Mock in the legendary Canadian folk trio, PIED PUMKIN.