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    19 Kid-Friendly Rock Songs That Don't Suck

    It's never too earlier to enroll your children in the school of rock.

    1. "Spiderman Theme" by The Ramones

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    The classic theme song gets a punk-rock makeover from The Ramones. It’s perfect for hard-rocking dance parties and comic-book enthusiasts.

    2. "Mahna Mahna" by Cake

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    3. "Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin

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    Bath time can be rough, but this squeaky clean rock'n'roll classic will make bath time better for all involved.

    4. "Just A Kid" by Wilco

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    5. "Bein' Green" by Andrew Bird

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    Get ready for nap time with this jazzy cover of Kermit the Frog's classic. You can use it to teach your kid about the color green, loving what makes them unique, or the importance of string solos.

    6. "Clementine" by Neil Young & Crazy Horse

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    7. "Apples, Peaches, Bananas, And Pears," by The Monkees

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    This catchy tune from The Monkees will help get your little one excited about nutrition. Sing it together at snack time and end the fights over food.

    8. "Oh! Susannah" by The Byrds

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    9. "The Muppet Show Theme Song" by OK Go

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    OK Go's trippy version of the original Muppet Show theme song is a perfect celebration of everybody's favorite felt-covered friends. The crazy, colorful music video is a must-see as well!

    10. "'A' You're Adorable (The Alphabet Song)" by The Tokens

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    11. "The Rainbow Connection" by The Carpenters

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    Originally performed by Kermit the Frog, The Carpenters' soft-rock version of this warm-and-fuzzy ballad is tender without being cloying. It's a lullaby you'll all love!

    12. "Five Sleepy Heads" by Elvis Presley

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    13. "You Are My Sunshine" by Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash

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    Bring the sunshine inside with this classic tune sung by country legends Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash.

    14. "La La La La Lemon" by Barenaked Ladies

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    15. "Hang On Little Tomato" by Pink Martini

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    A slow jazzy number about perseverance! Teach your kids they shouldn't give up — especially on trying tomatoes.

    16. "Little Monster Babies" by Kimya Dawson

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    17. "Bohemian Rhapsody" by The Muppets

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    Give your kids an early lesson on the essentials of rock'n'roll with this G-rated version of the Queen's classic "Bohemian Rhapsody."

    18. "Ocean Man" by Ween

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    19. "Spongbob Squarepants Theme" by Avril Lavigne

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    Let Avril Lavigne introduce your kids to pop-punk with this punchy version of the Spongebob Squarepants theme song.