I am among the legions of parents who listened and sang along to Raffi when their kids were wee young'uns. And, like many of those parents, I heaved a sigh of relief and bid him a hearty farewell when the wee ones graduated to the Beatles and Rolling Stones and, eventually, to their generation's music.
Seemingly overnight, we moved from Raffi to System of a Down; from ditties about beluga whales to protests against the Armenian genocide. And Raffi was a thing of the past.
Or so I thought.
As it happens, Raffi kids grow up. And they make videos like this:
Thanks to Eli, to has the Bananaphone song stuck in his head.