May 3, 2023

Musicians Week Night Riddles (5-3-2023)

by Chompers

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Tonight we've got more rhythm and riddles to keep you guessing!

Where to Listen



>> RACHEL: Welcome back, it’s time for Chompers, your morning and night toothbrushing show. 

Start brushing on the top of your mouth, pick a side and brush the inside, outside and chewing side of each tooth.

>> KIDS: 3, 2, 1 brush! 


>> RACHEL: It’s Musicians week, and tonight we have more riddles for you about some magical musicians.

Here’s your first one. 

I was a famous singer

Whose nickname was “The Queen”

But if you don’t show me some respect-

I might just cause a scene!

Who am I?


>> GROUP: Aretha Franklin

>> RACHEL: Aretha Franklin! Switch your brushing to the other side of the top of your mouth…


>> RACHEL: -and brush those front teeth too.

Aretha Franklin was a very famous vocalist, which means she was a singer. She grew up singing gospel music, or songs that are often sung in church.  But Aretha really became famous when she started singing “soul” music, like Ray Charles! Her nickname was the Queen of Soul, because she sang that kind of music so well that someone gave her a crown after one of her performances! One of Aretha Franklin’s most famous songs is “Respect”! 

Switch your brushing to the bottom of your mouth... 


>> RACHEL: -and brush the molars in the way back too.

Here’s your next riddle: 

I am the king of rock ‘n’ roll

And I can really sing

‘Cause when I croon and shake my hips

You know that I’m the king 

Who am I?


>> GROUP: Elvis Presley 

>> RACHEL:  Elvis Presley!

Switch your brushing to the other side of the bottom of your mouth…


>> RACHEL:  -and don't brush too hard.

Elvis Presley was one of the first rock stars, a type of music that’s still very popular today! People often call him “The King of Rock and Roll” because he was one of the first and most well known musicians to play that style of music. He was known for his funky dance moves too, and for acting in movies. One of his most famous songs was about a hound dog! 




>> RACHEL:  That’s all we have time for tonight, but come back tomorrow for more clean teeth! First, though… 

>> KIDS: 3-2-1 Spit


>> RACHEL: Chompers is a production of Gimlet Media.