I suppose Nelson Word's licensing deals will ensure that the deluge of cutesy American albums - supposedly communicating the gospel truth to kids but in fact treating them like brainless nitwits to be patronised with cornball homilies and Mom's Apple Pie fantasy - will continue unabated. So here's four more albums in which Carter and Barney Robertson have wrapped a lot of inane dialogue for squeaky voiced kids to speak around a set of songs from the prolific pens of Mary Rice Hopkins, Ernie Rettino and Debby Kerner (the original perpetrators of this gruesome genre) and Peter and Hanneke Jacobs. 'Ages 4 through 10', 'Christian values and songs for today's families' boast the sleeves. But my kids (ages seven and 10) refuse to go near these and are staying with their Carman, Ishmael and Sammy Horner albums, thanks very much.
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