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Barney For Baby: Love and Lullabies is the tenth US studio album from Barney, released on CD and cassette on January 23, 2000 under the music division of Lyrick Studios, making it the first of three US Barney albums to be released that year. It was re-released by Koch Records and HIT Entertainment on January 11, 2005.

On April 10, 2020, the album was transferred to Warner Music Group's Arts Music division, along with other Barney albums, as Mattel entered into an exclusive, multi-year global music licensing agreement between the company, announced on May 1, 2020.[2]

The album was aimed at infants as part of the Barney for Baby brand​. It includes lullaby versions of traditional songs, (with the exception of "What Makes a Flower So Pretty?" and "I Love You") accompanied by soothing nature sounds, and instrumental melodies to each track.[3]

Following the release of Love & Lullabies, a spanish language version, A Dormir con Barney, was released on January 1, 2001.

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 4/5 stars

At AllMusic, Heather Phares rated the album four stars out of five, saying that Barney For Babies: Love & Lullabies is "sure to please Barney's biggest fans". Phares adds that it features "gentle classics and originals".[4]

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Over in the Meadow" Traditional 3:01
2. "What Makes a Flower So Pretty?" Angelo Natalie 2:27
3. "Ring Around the Rosie" Traditional 1:45
4. "Little Butterflies" Angelo Natalie 2:34
5. "Listen to the Mockingbird" David Bernard Wolf 3:29
6. "London Bridge" Traditional 2:27
7. "Where is Thumbkin?" Traditional 3:33
8. "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe" Traditional 2:32
9. "Hickory Dickory Dock" Traditional 2:31
10. "Mary Had a Little Lamb" Traditional 2:09
11. "I Love You" Traditional • Lee Bernstein 2:26
Total length: 28:59


Credits for Barney For Baby: Love and Lullabies adapted from AllMusic.



  • Dennis DeShazer - development
  • Joseph Phillips - arranger, producer
  • Stephanie Alderman - production coordinator
  • Charles King — music administrator & researcher
  • Jonathan Smith - music administrator & researcher
  • Sarah Moore - choir contractor

Visuals and imagery

  • Leonor Egea - package designer
  • Pin Yi Wur - package designer


  • Frank Salazar - recorder, mixer engineer


  • Dan Sawyer - guitar

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Various January 25, 2000 Cassette • CD Lyrick
South Africa 2000 CD HIT • NEXT
Various January 11, 2005 HIT • Koch
November 30, 2011 digital download HIT
April 10, 2020[5] digital download • streaming Arts • Mattel


  • This album marked:
    • The first major US Barney album to not be on any Billboard charts.
    • The final album to have new vocals recorded with Bob West as Barney.

See Also


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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, Barney
Barney's Great Adventure: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackI Love to Sing with Barney
Barney'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 Boogie
Cantemos con BarneyCanciones Favoritas
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
South Africa Barney's Musical CastleEk hoor musiek... van vroeg tot laat
Other Tributo a BarniBaniwa Chingudeul Theme Song Collection