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'''Stephen Bates (Baltes)''' (August 2, 1953 - November 5, 2003)was one of the first composers for the Barney franchise, serving as the musical director for the first three [[Barney and the Backyard Gang|Barney &amp; the Backyard Gang videos]]. Mr. Bates worked with fellow songwriter and composer [[Lory Lazarus]] on the songs for the [[Season 3|third season]] of [[Barney & Friends]]. On November 5, 2003, Baltes died in Chicago from AIDS-related lymphoma <ref>Jones, Kenneth. [https://www.playbill.com/article/stephen-bates-conductor-of-lion-king-and-contributor-to-naked-boys-singing-dead-at-50-com-116196 "Stephen Bates, Conductor of Lion King and Contributor to Naked Boys Singing, Dead at 50"] November 6, 2003</ref>
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'''Stephen Bates (Baltes)''' (August 2, 1953 - November 5, 2003) was one of the first composers for the Barney franchise, serving as the musical director for the first three [[Barney and the Backyard Gang|Barney &amp; the Backyard Gang videos]]. Mr. Bates worked with fellow songwriter and composer [[Lory Lazarus]] on the songs for the [[Season 3|third season]] of [[Barney & Friends]]. On November 5, 2003, Baltes died in Chicago from AIDS-related lymphoma <ref>Jones, Kenneth. [https://www.playbill.com/article/stephen-bates-conductor-of-lion-king-and-contributor-to-naked-boys-singing-dead-at-50-com-116196 "Stephen Bates, Conductor of Lion King and Contributor to Naked Boys Singing, Dead at 50"] November 6, 2003</ref>
   
   

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Stephen Bates (Baltes) (August 2, 1953 - November 5, 2003) was one of the first composers for the Barney franchise, serving as the musical director for the first three Barney & the Backyard Gang videos. Mr. Bates worked with fellow songwriter and composer Lory Lazarus on the songs for the third season of Barney & Friends. On November 5, 2003, Baltes died in Chicago from AIDS-related lymphoma [1]


Songs written by him

(Songs in bold were co-written with Lory Lazarus)

  1. Barney Theme Song
  2. I Love You (initial arrangements)
  3. The Rocket Song
  4. The Raindrop Song
  5. I'm Glad I Have a Brother
  6. We've Got Shoes
  7. Here Comes the Firetruck
  8. When I'm a Firefighter
  9. Gonna Have a Party
  10. Grocery Corner
  11. The Mail Song
  12. Pumpernickel
  13. Make the Bread
  14. The Baby Bop Hop
  15. Friends of Mine
  16. Our New School
  17. Someone to Love You Forever
  18. Let's Do the Tricks My Doggie Does
  19. Let's Take Care of Our Pets
  20. Big and Little
  21. Hooray for Moms and Dads
  22. What Can We Play on a Rainy Day?
  23. The Elephant Song
  24. Here, Kitty Kitty
  25. Have a Snack!
  26. Let's Go On An Adventure
  27. That's Hats
  28. My Kite
  29. Hey, Look at Me! I Can Fly!


References