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I Love to Sing with Barney is the eighth US studio album from Barney, released on CD and cassette on January 12, 1999 under Lyrick Studios. It was soon re-released by Koch Records and HIT Entertainment in 2003 along with previous Barney albums.

The album was released the same day as Sing and Dance with Barney both celebrating Barney's 10th Anniversary.[2]

After the year of the album's release, it commercially went on to peak at number seven on Billboard's Top Kid's Albums and number twenty-five on Billboard's Independent albums on May 6, 2000.[3][4]

Critical reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
allmusic 2.5/5 stars

At AllMusic, Heather Phares rated the album two and a half stars out of five, saying that I Love to Sing with Barney is "fun" for fans of the purple dinosaur. Phares says that the arrangements of the traditional songs add a "playful twist" to what was already known. [5]

Track listing

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Being Together" Joseph K. Phillips 1:55
2. "The Land of Make-Believe" David Bernard Wolf 1:39
3. "Our Friend Barney Had A Band" Traditional 1:58
4. "Taking Turns" Philip Parker 1:08
5. "Over in the Meadow" Traditional 1:58
6. "London Bridge" Traditional 1:18
7. "S'Mores" Bob Singleton 1:23
8. "The Yum Yum Song" Angelo Natalie 1:21
9. "The Noble Duke of York" Traditional 0:51
10. "The Clapping Song" Parker 2:01
11. "A Silly Hat" Parker 1:32
12. "Boom, Boom, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy?" Traditional 1:33
13. "Laugh With Me!" Wolf 1:59
14. "Castles So High" Parker 1:22
15. "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain" Traditional 1:39
16. "Down by the Station" Traditional 1:35
17. "Bumpin' Up and Down" Traditional 1:04
18. "The Raindrop Song" Stephen Bates BaltesLory Lazarus 1:59
19. "Colors Make Me Happy" Willy Welch 1:28
20. "The More We Get Together Traditional 0:52
21. "The Rocket Song" Baltes 1:27
22. "The Baby Bop Hop" BaltesLazarus 1:15
23. "Muffin Man Medley ("The Muffin Man" / "Hot Cross Buns" / "Pat-A-Cake" / "The Muffin Man" (Reprise))" Traditional 1:29
24. "If You're Happy and You Know It" Traditional 1:27
25. "People Helping Other People" Parker 2:06
26. "You Can Count on Me" Natalie 1:43
27. "I Love You" Lee Bernstein • Traditional 0:57
Total length: 42:16




Credits for I Love to Sing with Barney adapted from AllMusic.

Managerial and creative



  • David Bernard Wolf - arranger, producer
  • Phyllis O Wolf - production coordinator
  • Charles King - music administrator, researcher
  • Jonathan Smith - music administrator, researcher


  • David Rosenbald - mixer, master, engineer

Visuals and imagery

  • Mark Murphy - package designer
  • Leonar Egea - package designer


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Chart (2000) Peak Position
US Billboard Independent Albums 25
US Billboard Top Kid Albums 7

Release history

Region Date Format Label
Various January 12, 1999 Cassette • CD Lyrick
2003 HIT • Koch


  • The 2003 re-release of this album claims to include a bonus track titled "Hale-Bopp Boogie", but no such track in this soundtrack album.
  • The track "Laugh With Me!" is recycled from the album Run Jump Skip and Sing.
  • The album was pressed in November 1998, explaining the 1998 copyright date.
  • Eight songs from this album were originally intended to be in a song sampler on the DVD of Barney In Outer Space before it was cancelled.




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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