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If You're Happy

Sing Along With Bob V1

32 sing-along songs that kids ages 2-7, parents, and teachers will all love. Classic songs will bring back memories for the adults and new songs will soon become old favorites. Clear lyrics, strong rhythms, and an all-star Canadian band make this CD a must-have in your collection. Don’t forget Volume 2!

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Winner of Parents’ Choice Silver Honor, American Library Association Award, Certified Gold by the Canadian Recording Industry Association, NY Library Recommendation, and Children’s Music Web Awards. Sales well over 150,000 copies to parents and schools throughout the country.

 

Track Listing

1. If You’re Happy and You Know It…
2. Baa Baa Black Sheep
3. The Wheels on the Bus
4. A, B, C, D
5. On Top of Spaghetti
6. The Bear Went Over the Mountain
7. Six Little Ducks
8. Five Little Monkeys
9. Willoughby, Wallaby Woo
10. Head and Shoulders
11. Skip to My Lou
12. The Incey Wincey Spider
13. Aikendrum
14. The More We Get Together
15. When the Saints Go Marching in
16. A Little Wheel A’ Turnin’
17. Happy Birthday
18. Mr. Sun
19. Where Is Thumpkin?
20. My Dog Rags
21. She’ll Be Comin’ Round the Mountain
22. Home on the Range
23. I’m a Little Teapot
24. Looby Loo
25. Everbody Loves Saturday Night
26. Take Me Out to the Ball Game
27. This Little Light of Mine
28. The Farmer in the Dell
29. Dreydel
30. A Baby Prune
31. If You’re Happy and You Know It…
32. Skinnamarink

Praise

  • “Bob’s pleasant voice is backed by fine musicians…these songs are standard repertoire of nursery schools and day-care centers and a boon to families that enjoy sing-alongs at home and in the car.”

     

    Parents Magazine
  • “My 20-month-old grandson LOVES this. I had played the CD for him when he was visiting, and my son called when they got home begging me to send it. My grandson likes to listen to it daily when he’s eating, and I hear him singing some of the songs to himself when he’s trying to fall asleep. I think he has memorized the song order and requests his favorites. It’s been a definite winner in our household.”

    Gale, Amazon 5 Star review
  • “Thoroughly enjoyable and fun. Easy to sing along or dance along songs. My whole class of kindergarteners loves this CD. Yeah for Bob!”

    Kinder teach, iTUNES 5 Star Review
  • “I had this album on cassette when I was younger; so great to see it on iTunes! I love Bob’s voice; he is so talented.”

    Writergirl13, iTUNES 5 Star Review

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A WORD FROM BOB

After 3 years of singing on NBC’s Sing Along With Mitch, I had a yearning to do something similar for children. As a professional musician doing family concerts with symphony orchestras, I wanted young children to hear the best musicians possible, all playing acoustic instruments. I hoped it might inspire them to learn to become active music makers.

I called my good friend Bill Usher who helped me with The Baby Record and Songs & Games For Toddlers. Bill and I researched hundreds of songs from the best children’s artists, young and old. Along with some of our personal favorites, we narrowed the list down to over 65 all-time greatest hits that we hoped children would love to learn, becoming a part of their childhood memories.

Bill assembled a talented group of musicians. As they were all stars in their own right, they were only given simple single-line lead sheets with lyrics and chords. No written out arrangements. Every note you hear was their own personal interpretation of what they felt at the moment. The sessions were thrilling for all of us. It felt like a great band you might hear in Nashville or New Orleans and it was tremendously inspiring to perform with them. After a few weeks in a studio near Toronto, we had so many songs that we decided to split up the album into 2 volumes and put about 30 songs on each.

I hope you enjoy these songs with your children as much as we enjoyed making them.

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