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Beyond Barney: The Wild World Of Local Kids Music (Rebroadcast)

The "Wheels on the Bus" have left the building. From bands like Rocknoceros to acts that weave science into song, the Washington, D.C., region is booming with fun and funky acts that get kids dancing and learning at the same time. With myriad styles, witty lyrics and up-tempo beats, children's music acts in our region are entertaining kids and grown-ups alike. Kojo talks with the musicians behind the silly songs, and finds out what gets the 5-and-under set grooving.

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Barry Louis Polisar performs "I Don't Want to go to School:"

Polisar performs "My Brother Threw Up On My Stuffed Toy Bunny:"

Barry Louis Polisar's "All I Want Is You," which was featured in the film "Juno:"

Ryan Buckle performs "Waddle:"

Buckle sings "Fits Right In," the first day of school song:

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