Tuesday, September 28, 2010


We are always happy to hear about great kids radio shows, especially those that are playing the J&MCR CD! Please, if you are in Atlanta, GA check out WMLB AM 1690's Saturday morning show at 9am called THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT (or listen online anytime!)... you'll be treated by a great mix of new and old music just for kids (and the kid at heart) curated by the able DJ Amy Handler!

Thursday, June 3, 2010


Nickelodeon's Parents' Connect are choosing the BEST OFs for their PARENTS PICKS AWARDS and JOHN AND MARK'S CHILDREN'S RECORD has been nominated for the BEST CHILDREN'S CD category among many other great artists like Elizabeth Mitchell, They Might Be Giants, Yo Gabba Gabba, the DooDads, Ziggy Marley, and freakin' RAFFI!! HOW FLATTERING! Please stop by and vote for us... we are the underdogs, for sure.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

A Counting Error Video!

Please enjoy our very first video... this one for the song "A Counting Error" from John and Mark's Children's Record!

A COUNTING ERROR by John and Mark from Barry Phipps on Vimeo.

... and we have been getting some great feedback from our friends at ZOOGLOBBLE, OWTK, ASHBEES' FRAGMENTS, Kickcan & Conkers and FANTAGRAPHICS too! Thanks all!! Just got a nice shout out from Mrs. Mama's Monsters blog and were included in an article titled "Cool Records For Kids" on the Bambino Goodies site! Thank you thank you!

Sunday, January 3, 2010

John And Mark's Children's Record's Coloring Pages!

Here we have the JOHN AND MARK'S CHILDREN'S RECORD'S COLORING PAGES for you! It's a fun activity and coloring book just in time for your winter storm shut-in. Download this PDF HERE and go crazy! 16 pages of mildly disconcerting fun! Color inside and/or outside the lines.... circle those things indicated in the instructions... enjoy line drawings.... take them to the beach! Guaranteed fun for some!

Please email any completed pages you have worked on and want to share to mark@mayfairrecordings.com and perhaps we will post your art on our website! Perhaps we will even send you a special prize in return for your willingness to share your talents and hard work!

UPDATE: The fine fine folks at TIMEOUT NY have mentioned this in their online blog! THANKS TIMEOUT for getting the word out! AND.... OUT WITH THE KIDS likes it! Zooglobble too! HEY!! Monkeytail & Wellington voiced their approval as well! And the blog/radio show AGES 3 AND UP also likes it! Yea!

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Time Out Kids!!

TIME OUT New York's annual kids issue has included our CD as one of their ten best kids CDs for 2009!! Yahooooo! They even included a great photo of us in the printed version of the article on news stands now (their online version of the article includes a stream of "Piggy Back Ride")! Golly! We are honored!

You can click on the image of the article to the right to view it as a more readable sized image.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Fetch Our CD From The Pokey Pup

Our CD is now carried by The Pokey Pup, a great independent online record source that caters to kids and carries a whole host of music for kids from around the world (brought to you by the fine folks behind Atlanta's Underdog Records)! You can buy it right from their website. Support your independent music sellers today!

Monday, November 23, 2009

Honored Among 2009 Best Kids Records!

This month the John And Mark's Children's Record earned an honorable mention in the best kids records of 2009 by the Fids & Kamily Music Awards 2009). Thanks TF&KMA!!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Bloodshot Records Carries Our CD Too!

The fine fine folks at Bloodshot Records have been nice enough to include our record among their many many fine offerings. Thanks Bloodshot!! Go visit the Bloodshot Records site now and fill your saddlebag with good music from the likes of the Waco Brothers, the Old 97's, Ryan Adams, Neko Case, the Silos, and many others.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

It Takes an iVillage to Review our CD!

Wow, oh wow! John And Mark's Children's Record was included in an article/list of good children's music on iVillage!!! Thanks iVillage!! We are honored to be included in such a group!

Friday, August 28, 2009

Coming soon!

Soon soon we will have a short video for the song "A Counting Error"... and a coloring book in PDF form for you to download and print out and color any colors you wish! FUN! Soon! Stand by..

Monday, July 20, 2009

DISH dishes about us too!

Oh my! The very nice folks at DISH MUSIC GUIDE have also given the John and Mark's Children's Record the thumbs up in their issue 99 from August, 2009! READ THEIR REVIEW HERE (please scroll down).

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

OWTK blog likes the record!

Hey! Here is another good review of John And Mark's Children's Record from the childrens music review site/blog Out With The Kids. We are flattered! READ MORE HERE!

UPDATE!!!! Here is a follow up interview in OWTK! from their August 5th 2009 post.

Saturday, June 20, 2009


GREASY KIDS STUFF is a fantastically twisted kids music show on WFMU in New Jersey... perhaps one of the greatest radio stations to ever broadcast signal thru the air. A few of the songs from John And Mark's Children's Record have been making their way onto the GKS playlists. Thanks Belinda and Hova!!

Listen to WFMU and make GREASY KIDS STUFF part of your unbalanced breakfast!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Zooglobble Review!

This week the wonderful childrens media site Zooglobble reviewed John And Mark's Children's Record.... and WOW! They liked it! They liked it a lot! READ THE REVIEW HERE.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


Thanks for visiting JOHN AND MARK'S CHILDREN'S RECORD websiteblogroll! Do you have the CD yet? You don't?! WHAT?! Well, let's get you hooked up...

You can instantly download this collection of songs from iTunes RIGHT THIS VERY SECOND!

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