This album is not to be confused with Barney's Greatest Hits - Live On Stage.
Barney's Greatest Hits: The Early Years
Barneys greatest hits
Greatest hits album
Released September 26, 2000[1]
Length 39:42
Label Capitol • Barney Music
Barney chronology
Preceded by
Barney Rocks!
Followed by
El Castillo Musical de Barney
Barney US chronology
Preceded by
Barney Rocks!
Followed by
Start Singing With Barney

Barney's Greatest Hits: The Early Years is the first greatest hits album by Barney. It features various songs from his first three albums:  Barney's Favorites Vol. 1 (1993), Barney's Favorites Vol. 2 (1994), and Barney's Sleepytime Songs (1995). It was released on CD and cassette on September 26, 2000, by Capitol Records. It was the third and final US Barney 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.[2] It was the ninth Barney album to hit that chart and it was so far the last.

Track listing

  1. Barney Theme Song (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  2. The Friendship Song (from Barney's Favorites ,Volume 2)
  3. If All the Raindrops (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  4. The Rainbow Song (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  5. There Are Seven Days (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  6. The Ants Go Marching (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  7. Pop Goes the Weasel (from Barney's Favorites, Vol. 2)
  8. John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  9. Apples and Bananas (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  10. Do Your Ears Hang Low? (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  11. The Wheels on the Bus (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  12. Down on Grandpa's Farm (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  13. And the Green Grass Grows All Around (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  14. Mr. Knickerbocker (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  15. BJ's Song (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  16. Peanut Butter (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  17. Sally the Camel (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)
  18. My Yellow Blankey (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  19. Please and Thank You (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  20. Itsy Bitsy Spider (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 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 (from Barney's Sleepytime Songs)
  23. Just Imagine (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 2)
  24. Listen to the Night Time (from Barney's Sleepytime Songs)
  25. I Love You (from Barney's Favorites, Volume 1)

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Various September 26, 2000 Cassette • CD Capitol
November 22, 2018 digital download • streaming Universal


  2. Barney Kid Albums Chart History

Barney Music
English Studio albums Barney's Favorites, Volume 1Barney's Favorites, Volume 2Barney's Sleepytime Songs
Run, Jump, Skip and SingBarney's Big Surprise! Live on StageHappy Holidays Love, BarneyBarney's Great Adventure: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackI Love to Sing with BarneyBarney's A Great Day for LearningBarney For Baby: Love and LullabiesBarney Rocks!
Start Singing With BarneyThe Barney BoogieBarney's Colorful World! LIVE!
The Land of Make-BelieveLet's Go to the BeachLet's Go to the Farm
Perfectly Platinum: 30 Dino-Mite Songs
Barney Live in Concert - Birthday Bash!: Original Cast Recording
Compilations Barney's Greatest Hits: The Early Years
Other releases 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 SpaceBarney's Sing Along: Halloween Party
Barney's Great Adventure Sing AlongBarney's Sing Along: Night Before Christmas
Spanish Las Canciones de BarneyLas Canciones de Barney 2La Gran Sorpresa de Barney
Feliz Navidad con amor BarneyVamos Juntos a CantarEl Castillo Musical de Barney
Te Quiero Lo Mejor de BarneyA Dormir con BarneyBarney Rocks! (En Español!)
Corre, Brinca, Salta y CantaUn Gran Día para AprenderBarney y su Mundo de Colores
El Parque Musical de Barney y Sus AmigosJuguemos a Cantar con BarneyEl Barney BoogieCantemos con Barney
German Barney's LieblingsliederBarney's Insel der Fantasien
Hebrew Hashirim Shel BarneyYom Huledet SameachYadayim Lemala Al Harosh
Portuguese As Músicas Favoritas - Vol. 1As Músicas Favoritas - Vol. 2Vamos Fazer Música
Other Tributo a BarniBaniwa Chingudeul Theme Song CollectionEk hoor musiek... van vroeg tot laat
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