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Travel in Harmony

Music you won’t fight over in the car.


Your kid likes: Baby Einstein
You like: The Strokes
Try: Various Artists, See You on the Moon: Songs for Kids
Broken Social Scene sings “Puff the Magic Dragon.” Everyone’s happy.

Your kid likes: That bangin’ house music
You like: Golden oldies
Try: Moby, Play
There’s a reason it sold 10 trillion copies worldwide.

Your kid likes: Techno
You like: The Beatles
Try: Paul Simon, Surprise
Pop genius Brian Eno co-produces, lends much-needed cred.

Your kid likes: Kelly Clarkson
You like: Stevie Nicks
Try: Rilo Kiley, The Execution of All Things
Cute, catchy pop-rock with an indie edge.

Your kid likes: Shaggy
You like: Bob Marley
Try: Various Artists, 300% Dynamite
Classic dancehall, obscure reggae, and everything in between.

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The City’s Best, Kid-Tested Vanilla Cones
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Music You Won’t Fight Over in the Car


  • Archive: “Features
  • From the Jun 23, 2006 issue of New York
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