Excellent Songs for Children

Welcome to Al Start’s Go Kid Music! Here you will find great CDs & digital downloads for children aged 4 and over, primary school music education ideas and resources and some fantastic children’s theatre and live music events. Al Start is an award-winning children’s songwriter with over 20 year’s experience of working creatively with with children, watch our welcome videos and find out what we do!

We believe children deserve fantastic music that sounds great to their grown-ups too – and if your child has grown out of nursery rhymes, but isn’t yet old enough for rock or pop – you have come to the right place! sign up for our newsletter, follow us on Facebook and Twitter and we’ll see you at a show very soon! Come in and take a look around – we have music, videos, lyrics, resources, live events and above all loads of fun for your whole family!

Latest from Go Kid Music
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Our First Animated Song Launches!

Our very first animation hits your screen this month in Go Kid Music’s October’s Spooky Sale! I am as proud as punch to share our cracking little music video with you! Alfie Dawes‘ skilful animation has brought to life the brilliant illustrations by Chloe Batchelor. Our children’s storybook has burst off the pages and onto your screen in … Continued

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Brand New Album Launches This October!

Brand new Excellent Songs for Children Vol 4 releases this October! Themed to Spooky Halloween-ish October it features a whopping 17 tracks! Starring Al Start and her rockabilly-style Beastie Band playing a their original brand of ground-breaking children’s music! This digital album is on special offer throughout October – snap up your copy for just £5.99. … Continued

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How Technology Has Changed the Way Children Discover Music

Guest Post: Caroline Black from has written a brilliant post I want to share with you – How do your children discover music? How do we keep our kids safe, and let them experiment and explore online? Here are some stellar tips to get you and your kids experimenting with children’s music this Summer…Enjoy! How Technology … Continued

Easy Ukulele for Kids with Al Start on YouTube this Summer!

Dust off that ukulele in the bottom of the cupboard and get your kids strumming, singing and giggling as they learn this lovely little instrument this Summer. Now is the time to treat the whole family to a colourful little ukulele! Take them on holiday, play with friends, round the campfire or simply learn a new skill while it pours with rain this holiday!

I will take you from ‘Beginner’ to ‘Winner’ in easy steps with my funny little videos aimed at children, parents, whole families learning together and anyone wanting tips on how to teach children the ukulele. Learn simple songs, riffs, strumming patterns and loads of short-cuts to make playing instant and addictive! We will even write our own songs as you learn and of course you will know how to play many of my Excellent Songs by the end of the Summer.

Which Uke?
Which Ukulele Should I Buy?? How do I hold it? How do I tune the thing?? All is explained!

Here is video number one to get you going…please subscribe to my YouTube Channel and you will never miss a ukulele tip again!

Easy Ukulele For Kids with Al Start

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Al Start wins Entrepreneurial Spark business award

 Promising Brighton Chiclets awarded £10,000 at Acceler8 Awards The 10th of November saw Brighton’s Acceler8 event take place at the Entrepreneurial Spark Hatchery in association with NatWest and KPMG. The event celebrated Chiclets who have achieved recent business success in a day event that focussed on leadership before the evening awards ceremony. Entrepreneurs in the … Continued

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Go Kid Music Launches New CDs

They were EXCELLENT first time round, now we have made them even more EXCELLENT-ER-ER! Excellent Songs for Children Volumes 1, 2 & 3 What’s new? New 6 page digipak CD packaging Beautifully illustrated by Chloe Batchelor Bonus tracks added Backing tracks allow your child to be the lead singer and sing along Exclusive 3 CD … Continued

I Love cake! Written, Sung & Signed by Al Start
Learn the signs and words and sing along – everyone loves cake!!

I Love Cake! Sing & Sign with Al Start

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Review: Excellent Songs for Children by Mumdadplus4 (parent bloggers)

Here’s a great review from parent bloggers Mumdadplus4 – parent bloggers (with great taste!)….you can also find them on Facebook -loads of great reviews, recipes, ideas and survival tips for parents! We have been asked recently to review some CD’s produced by Al start from Go Kid Music and they are wonderful, the boys love … Continued

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Positive Feedback from New Zealand!

Go Kid Music co-writer Nicola Bloom jetted off to New Zealand for a lush old trip this Christmas, but ever-ready Nic was always on the look out for feedback about our new CDs all the way across the globe! She chanced upon a big family also travelling the coast in a Winnebago (or some equally … Continued

Welcome to my Blog

Saturday 12th December 2015, 6pm Hello! Greetings and welcome to my Blog! My name’s Al, I’m the songwriter behind Go Kid Music – My title is Creative Director! I’m so excited that you are reading my blog and visiting my website. Right now I’m sitting on my sofa at home, in my pyjamas, as I have … Continued

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Local Retailers Stock our Excellent Songs CDs

Local Retailers Stock our Excellent Songs CDs. We are celebrating as our local retailers get behind Go Kid Music and stock our brand new products. So far three retailers have jumped on board; Pardon My French, 15 St George’s Road, Kemp Town Village, Brighton BN2 1EB. Now celebrating its 11th year in Kemp Town Village Wigwam Toys, … Continued