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Fun in Production! Behind the Scenes Green Screen

The whole process starts with 1. Coming up with a story 2. Recording the voices 3. Lip syncing to the recording while I sit in Studio G (my parent’s garage). 3. The green sheet behind me is “keyed out” during

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West Hollywood Park Performance Photos

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Thanks to Corey with the WEHO Events Commission Freddy Shoehorn, Sockhead Smith and Miss Bonnie Taffeta enjoyed playing music and storytelling with all the kids! Luckily the rain didn’t get us that early in the day.  You can see in

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Building a puppet theater

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Having a great time building my new Sockhead Smith puppet theater for the upcoming gig! – Freddy Shoehorn. www.sockheadsmith.com

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Hot Dog Song Lyrics – Children’s Song

Here are lyrics for the crazy and fun song about a cat and a dog searching for the answer to: “What kind of dog is in a hot dog?” You can download the song for free here. Hotdogby Rick Roessler,

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Kindergarten Graduation Song with Lyrics – Karaoke Sing Along (+playlist)

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Kindergarten Graduation Day Song

I’m happy to say that “Kindergarten Graduation Day” has been posted karaoke style on youtube! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOsCHnygJrY&feature=share&list=UU5-hcm0xjmcQ2cSIHigJDBA I wanted to write a song that expressed sincere gratitude to those you supported these young graduates. Along with gratitude, I added a few

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Multiplication Songs, Easy and Fun Songs for the Classroom

I’ve just completed my ten multiplication songs for the new educational album titled “Multiplication Jukebox.” Posted on YouTube are samples of each song along with animation. To me, it’s very important that the listener is given a straight-forward beat/rhythm in

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Freddy Shoehorn and Sockhead Smith sing a new Mother’s Day song!  Have your kids watch the video and follow along with the hand movements and enjoy The Mother’s Day (Thank You) song from the melody of The Wheels on the

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Rhyming – Interactive Class Video

$5 download RHYMING video instructional + worksheets Limited Price Offer! Includes: 15 min video, song and worksheets.www.sockheadsmith.com/download-2

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$1.99 download RHYMING video instructional + worksheets Limited Price Offer! Includes: 15 min video, song and worksheets.www.sockheadsmith.com/wordpress

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$1.99 download RHYMING video instructional + worksheets Limited Price Offer! Includes: 15 min video, song and worksheets.www.sockheadsmith.com/wordpress

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Hot Dog Song (Children’s song)

Hot Dog Song on Soundcloud“I gathered a few of my craziest primary-grade teaching friends to create a song with layers of wacky voices and soundFX”

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Hot Dog Song (Children’s song)

Hot Dog Song on Soundcloud“I gathered a few of my craziest primary-grade teaching friends to create a song with layers of wacky voices and soundFX”

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short story: The Race Between Good and Bad

THE RACE BETWEEN GOOD AND BAD by Rick Roessler (1st-3rd grade story level) Aug. 2012  One day, Bad challenged Good to a race.  Bad had won races before but this time he wanted the biggest challenge he could find.   Good was always

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The latest link to Sockhead Smith’s CD “Sock Drawer Sing-Along.”  An educational children’s music CD that covers subjects for K1-4.http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/sockheadsmith

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