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Bear Hunt

Bear Hunt

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Bear Hunt
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Goin' on a bear hunt
(Echo each line through entire story and slap thighs)
I'm not afraid
It's a beautiful day
The sun is shining
The birds are singing
The bees are buzzing
What's that?

Tall grass
(Sweeping arm motions making swishing sounds)

Going on a bear hunt
I'm not afraid
What's that?

It's a tall tree
(Arm motions climbing up then climbing back down)

Going on a bear hunt
I'm not afraid
What's that?

Oh it's mud
Better put on your boots
(March through the mud making sloshing mud noises)

Going on a bear hunt
I'm not afraid
What's that?

It's a river
We're going to have to swim
(Swim across river)

Going on a bear hunt
I'm not afraid
What's that?

Oh it's a dark cave
(Put fingers and hands in binocular circles around eyes)
i can't see anything
I can feel something
I can hear something
We better take out our flashlights
(Take out flashlight and flick it on)

Oh it's a bear…RUN
(Very dramatically and loud)

Repeat the sequence in reverse quickly and dramatically slapping thighs and doing
actions for each verse

Bear Hunt

 Song Credits:

Storyteller...Lorraine Bayes
Synthesizer…Kathy Gerke
Alto and Bamboo Flutes…Richard Warner
Bushes, Chinese Umbrella, Tree Branches, Bear...Richard Warner
Crickets, Bees, Bushes, Tree Branches, Rubber Boots, Toilet Plunger, Bathroom Sounds, Squeaky Rubber Duck, Keys and Door, Bear.... Dennis Westphall

Traditional adapted by Lorraine Bayes

 Album Credits:

Recording Credits:

Tickle Tune Typhoon founding directors and executive producers:Lorraine Bayes and Dennis Westphall
Recording Producer - Danny Deardorff
Recording engineer - Larry Nefzger
Recorded at Triad Studios, Redmond WA
Mastered at K Disc Studios - Los Angeles, CA by John Golden
Cover Photography by Tom McMackin

The Tickle Tune Typhoon Performers:

Lorraine Bayes - Lead Vocals, Autoharp
Dennis Westphall - Lead Vocals, Guitar
Angie Bolton - Vocals, Dance/Movement direction
Andy Blyth - Vocals, Guitar, Banjo
Kathy Gerke - Piano, Synthesizer
Dan Schmitt - Vocals, Bass, Congas, Percussion
Richard Warner - Saxophone, Flute

Contributing Musicians:

Danny Deardorff - Vocals, Mandolin
Dan Foster - Synthesizer
John Gaborit - Electric Guitar
Chris Leighton - Drums
Moyes Lucas Jr. - Drums
John Morton - Electric Guitar
Eric Tingstad - Classical Guitar
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