Imagination Movers is the name of a children's music group from New Orleans, who have been named to "up-and-coming" lists. The group has issued successful albums, as well as a DVD. From the band's own website: "The Movers – Rich, Scott, Dave and Smitty -- began in New Orleans in 2003 and now are fast-rising stars on the national kids music scene thanks to their combination of radio-friendly songs, kid-friendly themes and dynamic live shows. In concert, the Movers teach high-energy dances, play games with the audience and make music on their one-of-a-kind trashcan drumset.
Laurie Berkner (born 1969 in Princeton, New Jersey) is a musician best known for her work as a children's musical artist. Berkner plays guitar and sings in the Laurie Berkner Band, along with pianist Susie Lampert and bassist Brian Mueller, who is also Berkner's husband. (In 2006, Mueller left the band "to pursue graduate work in psychology", and was replaced by their long-time friend Adam Bernstein.
1) Raffi Cavoukian, CM, OBC (born July 8, 1948), usually known simply as Raffi, is a popular children's entertainer in Canada, the United States, and the English speaking Western world at large. Some of his best known songs are "Bananaphone," "Baby Beluga," "Down by the Bay," "Shake My Sillies Out," and "All I Really Need." Born in Cairo of Armenian parents, he spent his early years in Egypt before emigrating with his family to Toronto in 1958.
The Shadows of Knight were a group of Chicago area teenagers. Who, like most rock 'n' roll groups, were intent on becoming pop stars. Instead of creating a brand-new sound or striving for something different, their philosophy was to take popular styles of rock 'n' roll and push them to the edge. It was at that that the band excelled.