A beautiful album for kids 2 to 102.
This recording features Ken singing and playing guitars, ukelele, accordion, rubboard, organ, banjos, string bass, electric bass, mandolin, piano, lap steel, jaw harp, slide whistle, vibraphone, dulcimer & percussion.
Cover drawing by Ben Whiteley.
Musicians: Bucky Berger (drums), Dennis Pendrith (basses), Dick Smith (percussion), Chris Whiteley (trumpet, harmonica, pedal steel), Ron Allen (saxophones, shakahachi, picolo), John Arpin (piano), Pat MacNeilly (steel drums), Linda Morrison (harmony vocals), Ben Whiteley (vocals, cymbal), Children from Huron School (under direction of Beth Hanson: Kate, Jessie & Clara Fraser, Mishi Pipik,, Alexa Habeder, Agnes Kim, Eugenia Kisin) and the Hippopotami Chorus (Ellen Manney, Jessey Whiteley, Chris Whiteley, Bill Russell, Mose Scarlett, David Wall, Gordie Johnson).
Songs: Catch Hold of My Hand, Calypso Stomp, The Hippopotamus, Up Like A Rocket, The Wiggle Song, Teddy Bear Picnic, Goes To Sleep, Get Along Home, Big Beautiful Planet, I Heard The Water Singing, Little Drops of Water, All Of The Seasons, Frosty Weather, Maple Syrup Time, I Cant Wait For Spring, Swimming Swimming, Clouds, I Like Picking Apples, One More River, Goodbye Waltz.
Produced by Ken Whiteley.
Originally released in 1993. Re-released in 2009 on digital download. Digital download and CD-R do not include original cover artwork or graphics.