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Special Needs Education Goes Historic in Songs from Ruth Roberts Music

Tom Jefferson in a Ruth Roberts Music videoLOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the names of the presidents to the story of the US flag and much more, the history of the United States is celebrated in many children’s songs of the late Ruth Roberts.

“These sing-along songs are primarily aimed at children in grades K-6,” states Susan Nicoletti, Director of Operations for Goldenrod Music and Michael Brent Publications, the publishing companies that oversee Roberts’ songs. “We’re also finding that these collections of songs are very popular with special needs children as well as their parents and teachers,” Nicoletti notes.

Album collections include “Learning the Presidents,” “Tall Tom Jefferson,” “That’s What it Means to be Free,” “I Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.,” “Our Country ’tis of Thee,” “Betsy Ross and the First American Flag,” and several more.

“While these tunes are often called ‘classic,’ we’re pleased to have them all available in digital format on iTunes along with the usual CD format available on the Ruth Roberts Music site,” says Nicoletti. “Children love learning as they sing along with these funny and often pun-filled songs. Plus, they are all G-Rated,” Nicoletti states, referencing her five years as a member of the ratings board for the Motion Picture Association of America.

ABOUT RUTH ROBERTS: Ruth Roberts wrote in pop, gospel, rock, blues, country, sports, and children’s genres. Sports fans know “Meet the Mets,” “It’s a Beautiful Day for a Ball Game,” and “Mr. Touchdown, USA” while Beatles fans know “Mailman Bring Me No More Blues” on the ‘Anthology 3′ album (although they may not realize Roberts wrote that song).

Roberts penned love songs recorded by stars like Dean Martin, Debbie Reynolds, Theresa Brewer, Jimmy Dean, The McGuire Sisters, Patti Page, Vic Damone, Arthur Godfrey, Steve Allen and Eydie Gorme.” Movie and TV viewers have heard Roberts’ songs in “Yes Man,” “The Benchwarmer,” “A Dirty Shame,” “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “Seinfeld,” and the Conan O’Brien show.

Roberts’ children’s music career began when she worked with Bob Keeshan, TV’s Captain Kangaroo, and she soon excelled in the area of educational songs. “Teachers and educators are continually rediscovering the many easy-to-stage musicals written by Ruth Roberts,” states Nicoletti.

MORE INFORMATION: For more about Ruth Roberts and her music for kids, families, schools, special needs organizations, and sports fans, please visit www.ruthrobertsmusic.com and for an interview with Susan Nicoletti, please contact John Scott G of G-Man Marketing.

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Video of “Tall Tom Jefferson”

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