Rockabye Baby!

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Rockabye Baby Music
Founded 2006
Genre Children's
Country of origin  United States
Location Los Angeles,
 California
Official website link

Rockabye Baby! is a series of CDs geared toward infants and newborns, containing instrumental lullaby versions popular rock bands including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Led Zeppelin. This CMH Records series debuted in 2006, and garnered many reviews from the music and entertainment industry, including MTV, The Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, Entertainment Weekly, In Style magazine, ABC World News, and The Washington Post.[1] Rockabye Baby CDs were included in gift bags given to all of the presenters and performers at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards.[2]

As of January 2012 there are 50+Rockabye Baby! albums on the market, from a diverse of artists, such as Journey, Björk and Kanye West. The Spokesman Review said "the series is designed for modern-music-minded parents who want to share songs like Paranoid Android with their kids without scarring them for life."

Reviews[edit]

  • Rockabye Baby has been reviewed in the national media and child-rearing magazines Parents, Parenting, American Baby and Child.[3]

|-| || Rockabye Baby! Baby's Favorite Rock Songs, which was available exclusively at Starbucks March 23-April 19, 2010, reached #3 on Billboard’s Kids Albums chart,[4] #18 on the Billboard Independent Albums,[5] and #111 on the Billboard Top 200.[6] |-| || Rockabye Baby! and Hushabye Baby CDs were featured on Good Day LA's "Style File: Jill's Favorite Baby Gifts" on December 9, 2009.[7]

Awards[edit]

  • 2007 Greatest Product - iParenting Media Award for three of their albums: Lullaby Renditions of Green Day, Lullaby Renditions of The Rolling Stones, and Lullaby Renditions of U2.[8]
  • Best Kids' Album - The 2007 ESKY (Mini) Awards - (Esquire)[9]
  • Favorite Audio/Video Source - Baby and Children's Product News
  • Cribsie Award for Catchiest Kids Tune - First annual Cribsie award with over 135,000 votes cast

Celebrity fans[edit]

  • Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method and his wife, Brandi, have stated that the Rockabye Baby! CDs play nightly in the nursery of their 14-month-old son Jett,[3]
  • During a videotaped interview Metallica guitarist, Kirk Hammett, mentioned playing the Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Metallica for his own son.[10]
  • In the episode of Rachael Ray that aired February 15, 2008, Rachael Ray presented Kate Hudson with Rockabye Baby! cds as a gift for soon-to-be father, Matthew McConaughey.[11]
  • In the March 17, 2008 issue of People, Rockabye Baby! is mentioned in the cover story, Nicole's Baby Girl, that features an interview with Nicole Richie and Joel Madden. A blurb in the article says, "Rockabye Baby! CDs: Lullaby versions of Radiohead and Nirvana sooth Harlow (Richie's new baby girl) on car trips."
  • Other celebrities who have expressed interest in Rockabye Baby! CDs include Tori Spelling, Scott Baio, Denise Richards and Carnie Wilson.[1]

Discography[edit]

Date Title
08/29/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Coldplay
08/29/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Metallica
08/29/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Radiohead
09/19/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Pink Floyd
09/19/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Tool
10/10/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Beach Boys
10/10/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Cure
10/31/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Led Zeppelin
10/31/2006 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Nirvana
01/02/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Queens of the Stone Age
01/09/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Eagles
01/30/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Ramones
01/30/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of U2
02/20/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Nine Inch Nails
02/20/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of No Doubt
02/20/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Smashing Pumpkins
03/13/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Beatles
03/13/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Björk
03/13/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Bob Marley
06/05/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Green Day
09/11/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Rolling Stones
09/11/2007 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Christmas Rock
03/04/2008 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of AC/DC
06/10/2008 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of the Pixies
01/27/2009 Rockabye Baby! More Lullaby Renditions of The Beatles
05/19/2009 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Queen
09/15/2009 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Aerosmith
11/11/2009 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Guns N' Roses
02/09/2010 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Journey
03/23/2010 Rockabye Baby! Baby's Favorite Rock Songs
05/18/2010 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Kanye West
07/23/2010 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Black Sabbath
08/10/2010 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Elvis Presley
10/26/2010 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Pearl Jam
11/23/2010 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Bon Jovi
02/15/2011 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Weezer
04/26/2011 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Flaming Lips
06/14/2011 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Def Leppard
08/16/2011 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Madonna
10/18/2011 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Police
11/15/2011 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Van Halen
02/07/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Depeche Mode
03/06/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Dave Matthews Band
04/24/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Smiths
05/29/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Foo Fighters
07/31/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Red Hot Chili Peppers
08/28/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Kiss
09/25/2012 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Prince
10/16/2012 Rockabye Baby! More Lullaby Renditions of U2
01/29/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Rush
02/26/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Muse
03/26/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Blur
04/30/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The White Stripes
18/06/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Silverchair
09/07/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Jay Z
13/08/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Michael Jackson
10/09/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Elton John
29/10/2013 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Nickelback
04/02/2014 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Pink
25/03/2014 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of The Clash
29/04/2014 Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of David Bowie

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rockabye Baby! - Transform your favorite rock music into baby music". Rockabyebabymusic.com. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  2. ^ "The Best Search Links on the Net". keepitcleanusa.com. Retrieved 2012-03-07. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b "BRBigThumbsUp". shockink.com. 
  4. ^ "charts - kids-albums". Billboard. 
  5. ^ "charts - independent-albums". Billboard. 
  6. ^ "charts - billboard-200". Billboard. 
  7. ^ Video from:Good Day LA (2011-04-26). "Style File: Jill's Favorite Baby Gifts". Myfoxla.com. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  8. ^ "iParenting Media Awards Winners". Iparentingmediaawards.com. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  9. ^ "The 2007 ESKY (Mini) Awards". Esquire. 2007-03-13. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 
  10. ^ "Hammett: - Vi føler oss som 80-talls Metallica - Rampelys - VGTV". [dead link]
  11. ^ "Rachael Ray Show Kate Hudson". Rachaelrayshow.com. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 

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