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Life Span

Life Span

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Life Span
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Some live days, some live years,
that's life, life span
A life cycle for everything is part of
the whole plan-et
That's life

Amoeba is a single cell,
how long he lives no one can tell
A turtle may well live to be
one hundred and thirty
A dog will be your lifelong friend,
fifteen years right to the end
An alligator you will see
can live to be fifty

A redwood tree is very old,
three thousand years, or so I'm told
It's very rare that you or me
will live to be one century
(That's one hundred years)
A mayfly he will live and die
In just one day, his life goes by
An elephant for sixty years
will flap his giant ears

Every living thing you see
has a special role that it will play
A lifetime is how long you live
until it is your time to pass away
That's okay

A birthday party in the sea,
a great blue whale turns seventy
Bald eagles can often soar
until they're forty-four
All things live, all things die,
important to the chain of life
Our different cycles start at birth
We help each other live upon the earth

Life Span

 Song Credits:

© 1992 Words and Music by Dennis Westphall
Lead Vocals – Dennis Westphall

 Album Credits:

Executive Producers: Comprehensive Health Education Foundation
and Tickle Tune Typhoon®

Produced and Arranged by Daniel Deardorff

Tickle Tune Typhoon® Founding Directors Lorraine Bayes, Dennis Westphall
Engineered by Larz Nefzger - Triad Studios, Redmond, WA

Mastered by Bill Lighter - K Disc Studios, Hollywood, CA

The Tickle Tune Typhoon® Performers:
Lorraine Bayes - Vocals
Dennis Westphall - Guitars, Vocals
Daniel Deardorff - Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Sequenced Bass Drums and Orchestration
Angie Bolton - Vocals
Nick Moore - Acoustic Piano and Synthesizers
Richard Warner - Saxophones, Flute and Piccolo

Contributing Musicians:
Bob Marcure - Guitar on "Everybody Has a Story"
Eric Chappelle - Fiddle on "Life Span"
Ed Hartman - Marimba and Percussion on "Playin' It Safe"
Chris Middaugh - Pedal Steel Guitar on "No Tobacco"
Libby Torrence - Vocals on "March of the Germs"
Dan Schmitt - Vocals on "March of the Germs"
Tanya Ferris - Vocals on
"Chew Chew Cha Cha"
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