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Weights and Measures

Weights and Measures

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Weights and Measures
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Weights and measures, everyone can measure
A dimension, volume and a weight

Start to measure with an inch - It's an inch of measurement
Twelve inches make a foot - Make a ruler with a foot
Three feet make a yard - 1, 2, 3 feet in a yard
Five and one half yards, a rod - Hip Hurrah we have a rod
Forty rods, a furlong - That's how far we've come along
Eight furlongs make a mile - you can walk it in a while
It's a customary way - to measure in the USA
Length and (Length and) - Measures (Measures)


A fluid ounce in a space - Filling up an empty place
Four ounces make a gill - Space is something that you fill
Four gills make a pint - Filling up a glass tonight
Two pints make a quart - Double that and give me more
Four quarts make a gallon - 1,2,3,4 in a gallon
Fill a space where there is room - Measuring liquid volume
Liquid (Liquid) - Measures (Measures)


Starting with a dram of weight - A small amount to calculate
Sixteen drams make an ounce - That is still a small amount
Sixteen ounces make a pound - You can lift a pound around
A hundred pounds, a hundredweight - Is heavier to relocate
Two thousand pounds make a ton - A heavy load for anyone
On a scale you calculate - Anything that has some weight
Weights and (Weights and) - Measures (Measures)


Weights and Measures

 Song Credits:

Adapted to the tune "Alouette"
Lyrics by Dennis Westphall
© 2000

 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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