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Happy Holidays Love, Barney
Studio album
Released September 30, 1997
Studio Dallas Sound Lab[1]
Length 34:12
Label Lyrick • Barney Music
Produced by Sheryl Leach (exec.)
Dennis DeShazer (exec.)
Jill K. Hance (associate)
David Bernard Wolf[2]
Barney Chronology
Preceded by
Barney's Big Surprise! Live on Stage
Followed by
Las Canciones de Barney
Barney studio album chronology
Preceded by
Barney's Big Surprise! Live on Stage
Followed by
Barney's Great Adventure: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Happy Holidays Love, Barney (Happy Christmas Love, Barney in the UK) is an album that was released on CD and cassette on September 30, 1997, distributed under the music division of Lyrick Studios. It was later re-released in 2003 under Koch Records.[3]

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.[4]

Happy Holidays Love, Barney is the sixth album released by the purple dinosaur and is the first holiday themed album in the franchise, but the second Christmas cassette, after "Waiting for Santa". The holiday album soon to come would be Feliz Navidad con Amor Barney.

The same year of the album's release, it commercially went on to peak at number eleven on Billboard's Top Holiday Albums chart on November 29, 1997.[5] The next month, it peaked at number two on Billboard's Top Kid's Albums on December 13, 1997.[6] On the same day, the album went on to be in Billboard's 200 peaking at #150, making it the third Barney album to hit the Billboard 200 chart.[7]

Track listing

  1. I Love the Holidays
  2. Jingle Bells
  3. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  4. My Dreidel
  5. Suzy Snowflake
  6. It's Snowing!
  7. A Holly Jolly Christmas
  8. Jingle Bell Rock
  9. The 12 Days Of Christmas
  10. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
  11. Frosty the Snowman
  12. Winter Wonderland
  13. Habari Gani
  14. Over the River and Through the Woods
  15. Hey Santa Claus
  16. Up on the Housetop
  17. Deck the Halls
  18. Sleigh Ride
  19. It's Twinkle Time
  20. We Wish You a Merry Christmas
  21. I Love You






Credits for Happy Holidays Love, Barney adapted from AllMusic.

Managerial and creative




  • Frank Salazar - engineer
  • David Rosenbald - mixer


Chart (1997) Peak Position
US Billboard Top Holiday Albums 11
US Billboard Top Kid Albums 2
US Billboard 200 150

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Various September 30, 1997 Cassette • CD Lyrick
United Kingdom Polystar
Various 2003 CD HIT • Koch
South Africa 2005 HIT • NEXT
Various December 6, 2011[8] digital download HIT
April 10, 2020[9] digital download • streaming Arts • Mattel





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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 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