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Life In My Cells

Life In My Cells

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Life In My Cells
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Life in my cells, I'm lookin' good today in my DNA
(It's hereditary)
Life in my cells I've got some cool molecules full of DNA
(It's hereditary)

My genetic code, a good plan, I'm baskin'
In my deoxyribonucleic acid
When cells replicate, they need to know what to do
DNA has instructions to make molecules grow into you
(It's hereditary)


It's a double helix that comes in two strands
With three billion steps, it's a mighty fine plan
There are twenty three pairs of chromosomes for us
Our DNA and genes packed in each nucleus of a cell
(It's hereditary)

Some very cool molecules indeed
In all living cells DNA is the key
It tells a cell what to do
Determines what it will be
Passin' DNA
Is nature's way
To regenerate


You inherit DNA from your parents, it's true
Some very cool molecules
All biological life, plants, animals and you have DNA
(It's hereditary)

Life In My Cells

 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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