Barney's Greatest Hits: The Early Years is a compilation album that was released on September 26, 2000, under SBK, a previous label for Barney albums, and Capitol Records. It contains songs from Barney's Favorites Vol. 1, Barney's Favorites Vol. 2, and Barney's Sleepytime Songs making it the first and only album of Barney to have a compliation from previous albums. It was the third and final album to be released in 2000.

After the year of the album's release, it commercially went on to peak at number twenty-five on Billboard's Top Kid's Albums on October 20, 2001.[1] It was the ninth Barney album to hit that chart and it was so far the last.


  1. Barney Theme Song (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1 & Vol. 2)
  2. The Friendship Song (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  3. If All the Raindrops (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  4. The Rainbow Song (From: "Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  5. There Are Seven Days (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  6. The Ants Go Marching (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  7. Pop Goes the Weasel (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  8. John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  9. Apples and Bananas (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  10. Do Your Ears Hang Low? (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  11. The Wheels on the Bus (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  12. Down on Grandpa's Farm (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  13. And the Green Grass Grows All Around (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  14. Mr. Knickerbocker (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  15. BJ's Song (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  16. Peanut Butter (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  17. Sally the Camel (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1
  18. My Yellow Blankey (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  19. Please and Thank You (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  20. Itsy Bitsy Spider (From: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)
  21. Nursery Rhyme Medley: (Rock-A-Bye Baby; Hey Diddle Diddle; Wee Willie Winkie; Diddle, Diddle, Dumpling; & Rock-A-Bye Baby (Reprise)) (From: Barney's Sleepytime Songs)
  22. Lavender's Blue (Audio Taken from: Barney's Sleepytime Songs)
  23. Just Imagine (Audio Taken from: Barney's Favorites Vol. 2)
  24. Listen to the Night Time (Audio Taken from: Barney's Sleepytime Songs)
  25. I Love You (Audio Taken from: Barney's Favorites Vol. 1)


  1. 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)