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Backyard Safari

Backyard Safari

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Backyard Safari
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HEY. (HEY) HO. (HO) I want you all to go with me
On a backyard safari

Daddy Long Legs. Very long legs. He got a eight legs
He's an arachnid
There's a pill bug, a rolly polly bug, he rolls himself up into a ball.
Many spiders, gettin' thinner, spinnin' webs to trap their dinner
Give your jungle call
Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey HO HO HO Ho HO HO Ho Ho
Backyard safari

There's a bumble bee and a honey bee collecting pollen for making honey
They're an insect with a big eyes. They've got a six legs and two antenni.
There's a butterfly, there's a beetle, there's a red ant and a mosquito
Give your jungle call
Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Ho HO HO HO HO HO HO HO
Backyard safari

Raccoon wears a mask at night
Squirrel jumpin' on the run
Frog is croakin' in the pond
Snake is basking in the sun
Backyard safari

There's an earthworm.
He's a dirt worm.
Hard at work worm diggin' in the garden
So many birds, see a chick•a•dee
and robin red breast, sing for you and me.
Into the bushes, hot on a trail.
Follow slug tracks from a slimy tail
Give your jungle call
Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Hey Ho HO HO HO HO HO HO HO
Backyard safari
Backyard safari

Backyard Safari

 Song Credits:

Music and Lyrics by Dennis Westphall

 Album Credits:

Founding directors and executive producers of Tickle Tune Typhoon:
Lorraine Bayes and Dennis Westphall
Produced by Dennis Westphall and Nick Moore
Arranged and orchestrated by Nick Moore
For the Microsoft® "Explorapedia" Children's lnteractive Encyclopedia
Songs produced and arranged by Danny Deardorff

Recording and Mixing Engineers: Jim Bachman at JB Productions and Larz Nefzger at Triad Studios
Cover Art and Design: Kathryn Rathke
Package Layout: Sally Porter & Doug Haverty

The Tickle Tune Typhoon Performers:
Dennis Westphall - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Lorraine Bayes - Lead Vocals, Autoharp
Angie Bolton - Lead Vocals, Percussion
Richard Warner - Saxophone, Flutes
Eric Chappelle - Violin, Mandolin

Contributing Musicians:
Nick Moore - Piano, Keyboards, Synthesizers
Danny Deardorff - Lead Vocals, Mandolin
Murl Allen Sanders - Accordion
Michael Eads - Electric Guitar
Chris Middaugh - Pedal Steel Guitar
Terry Lauber - Pedal Steel Guitar, Vocals
Paul Elliott - Horns
Dewey Marler - Horns
Ed Hartman- Maribas, Percussion
Chuck Deardorff - Upright Bass
Nancy Rumbel - Oboe, English Horn, Ocarinas
Brian Pertl - Didgeridoo
Mark Ivester - Drums and Hand Percussion

String Section:
Marlene Weaver, Dan Williams
Eileen Swanson, Christine Olason

Contributing Vocalists:
Jennifer Lind, Kelly Hardland
Libby Torrance

The Children's Chorus on "Weights and Measures":
Lauren Govier, Alison Kimble, Krisanna Reift, Dana Sedgwick, Alyssa Wiblitzhouser
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