Barney's Favorites, Volume 1 is the debut album of Barney. It was released on August 31, 1993 on CD and cassette by SBK Records. The album features a compilation of songs from the first and second season of the  television show and was the first entry in the Barney's Favorites line.

In the same year as the album was released, the album commercially entered at number nine on the Billboard 200.[1][2] On March 11, 1997, the album commercially went on to peak at number one on Billboard's Top Kid's Albums on March 22, 1997, the same date that Run, Jump, Skip and Sing peaked at number three on the same chart.[3]

In 1998, the album went triple platinum (selling over three million units), making it the most successful Barney album to date.

Following the release of Barney's Favorites, Vol. 1 a sequel was released the following year and a spanish language version, titled Las Canciones de Barney, was released in 1998.


  1. Barney Theme Song (Audio Taken from Season 1)
  2. My Family's Just Right for Me (Audio Taken from: Home Sweet Homes)
  3. Peanut Butter (Audio Taken from: "Eat, Drink and Be Healthy")
  4. The Ants Go Marching (Audio Taken from: "I Just Love Bugs")
  5. Apples and Bananas (Audio Taken from: "Falling for Autumn")
  6. A Camping We Will Go (Audio Taken from: "A Camping We Will Go")
  7. Sarasponda (Audio Taken from: "A Camping We Will Go")
  8. Clean Up (Audio Taken from: "May I Help You?")
  9. If All the Raindrops (Audio Taken from: "The Exercise Circus")
  10. And the Green Grass Grows All Around (Audio Taken from: "Our Earth, Our Home")
  11. Sally The Camel (Audio Taken from: "Going Places")
  12. BINGO (Audio Taken from: "Be a Friend"; with additional vocals from Baby Bop)
  13. Six Little Ducks (Audio Taken from: "Down on Barney's Farm")
  14. Do Your Ears Hang Low (Audio Taken from: "Alphabet Soup")
  15. Looby Loo (Audio Taken from: "May I Help You?")
  16. Down on Grandpa's Farm (Audio Taken from: "Grandparents are Grand")
  17. The Stranger Song (Audio Taken from: "Playing It Safe")
  18. Old Brass Wagon (Audio Taken from: "Red, Blue and Circles Too!")

    Promotional advertisement for the album.

  19. Hurry, Hurry, Drive the Firetruck (Audio Taken from: "Going Places")
  20. There Are Seven Days (Audio Taken from: "Happy Birthday, Barney")
  21. Alphabet Song (Audio Taken from: "May I Help You?")
  22. Mr. Knickerbocker (Audio Taken from: "Be a Friend")
  23. Kookaburra (Audio Taken from: "A Camping We Will Go")
  24. Itsy Bitsy Spider (Audio Taken from: "Grandparents are Grand")
  25. Me and My Teddy (Audio Taken from: "When I Grow Up...")
  26. The Sister Song (Audio Taken from: "Everyone is Special")
  27. I Love You (Audio Taken from Season 2)


See Also


  1. Barney Tells All: David Joyner Talks Being the Man in the Purple Dinosaur Costume for 10 Years
  2. Barney Billboard 200 Chart History
  3. Barney Kid Albums Chart History

Barney Music
English Original Albums Barney's Sleepytime SongsRun, Jump, Skip and SingHappy Holidays Love, BarneyI Love to Sing with BarneyBarney's A Great Day for LearningBarney For Baby: Love and LullabiesBarney Rocks!Start Singing With BarneyThe Barney Boogie
Compilation Albums Barney's Greatest Hits: The Early Years
Soundtracks Barney's Favorites Vol. 1Barney's Favorites Vol. 2Barney's Great Adventure: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackThe Land of Make-BelieveLet's Go to the BeachLet's Go to the FarmPerfectly Platinum: 30 Dino-Mite Songs
Live Show Albums Barney's Big Surprise! Live on StageBarney's Colorful World! LIVE!Barney Live in Concert - Birthday Bash!: Original Cast Recording
Promos / Bonus Songs in the Key of PurpleSuper-Dee-Duper SongsDino-Tunes
Personalized Sing Along with Barney & FriendsMusic for Me!
Cassettes Barney's Sing Along: In Outer Space (1998) • Barney's Sing Along: Halloween Party (1998) • Barney's Great Adventure Sing Along (1998) • Barney's Sing Along: Night Before Christmas (1999)
Spanish Las Canciones de Barney (1998) • La Gran Sorpresa de Barney (1998) • Feliz Navidad con amor Barney (1999) • Las Canciones de Barney 2 (1999) • Vamos Juntos a Cantar (1999) • El Castillo Musical de Barney (2000) • Te Quiero Lo Mejor de Barney (2000) • A Dormir con Barney (2001) • Barney Rocks! (En Español!) (2001) • Corre, Brinca, Salta y Canta (2002) • Un Gran día para Aprender (2003) • El Parque Musical de Barney y Sus Amigos (2004) • Juguemos a Cantar con Barney (2005) • Barney y su Mundo de Colores (2006) • El Barney Boogie (2007) • Cantemos con Barney (2008)
Hebrew Hashirim Shel Barney (1998) • Barney's Insel der Fantasien (1999)
German Barney's Lieblingslieder (1998) • Yom Huledet Sameach (1998) • Yadayim Lemala Al Harosh (1998)
Portuguese As Músicas Favoritas - Vol. 1 (2007) • As Músicas Favoritas - Vol. 2 (2008) • Vamos Fazer Música (2010)
Other Tributo a Barni (1996) • Baniwa Chingudeul Theme Song Collection (2001) • Ek hoor musiek... van vroeg tot laat (2010)