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Find the words to Barry's songs by clicking on the song title below. You can hear Barry recite the lyrics to each song as a poem and also hear the full song on each page.

These songs were written over the last forty years and some lyrics reflect the recent versions of the original song lyrics.

A Bee Will Sting You

A Brontosaurus With Bronchitis


A Clock Without a "C"

Alfabet Song

All I Want is You

Ant and The Grasshopper

Apple of My Eye

A Sick Song

As You Sleep So Peacefully

Aunt Anna Came to Our House

Bad Boys

Bad Guys Broke Into Our Car

Barnyard Stomp

Bumblebee Song

But I'm Just Thirteen

But They'll Never Have a Baby as Nice as Me

Callie Wallie Doodle All the Day



Cindy Absent



Dad Says That I Look Like Him

Diaper Rash

Dinosaur Song (not I'm a Three Toed, Triple-Eyed, Double-Jointed Dinosaur)

Dog Barked

Doo-Doo is a Bad Word

Don't Leave me in the House Alone

Don't Wake Up The Baby or the Baby Will Get You

Don't You Cry, Now Don't You Fuss

Don't Put Your Finger Up Your Nose

Don't Eat the Food That is Sitting On Your Plate


Do This, Do That

Early Sunday Morning

Ellen Grew a Beard

Elvin and the Witch (see the Witch)

Everywhere You Go

First it Bit My Behind

Five More Minutes

For My Sister, Wherever I May Find Her (see I Used To Have a Sister)


Get Your Hand Off My Leg and Your Foot Out of My Shoe

Giggle Tickle Fiddle Little Wiggle Around

Go and Hush the Baby

Hands and Kilometers

Have a Little Smoke?

He Eats Asparagus, Why Can't You Be That Way?

Hey Jack, What's in the Sack?

Homemade Band

I Am Very Sad to Say That Cindy Won't Be Out to Play (See Cindy's Absent)

I Can Do Anything

I Can't, I Can't

I Can't Tie my Shoe

I'd Be Me

I Didn't Mean To

I Don't Believe You're Going to the Bathroom

I Don't Brush My Teeth and I Never Comb My Hair

I Don't Think My Teacher Likes Me

I Don't Wanna Go to School

I Eat Kids Klezmer Polka (I Eat Kids)

I Forgot

If You've Got a Kid Who Complains All the Time

I Looked Into the Mirror, What Did the Mirror Say?

I Lost My Pants

I Love My Daddy

I Love Your Eyes

I Miss Grandma

I'm a Slug

I'm a Three-Toed, Triple-Eyed, Double-Jointed Dinosaur

I'm Bored

I'm Late

I'm Standing Naked on the Kitchen Table, Trying To Get Your Attention

I Need You Like a Donut Needs a Hole

I Never Did Like You Anyhow Stomp

I Sneaked Into the Kitchen in the Middle of the Night

I Still Don't Like Asparagus

It All Comes Back To Me

It's My Mother and My Father and My Sister and the Dog

I Used To Have a Sister

I've Got a Dog and My Dog's Name is Cat

I've Got a Little Sister (see One Big Happy Family)

I've Got a Teacher, She's So Mean

I Wanna Be a Dog

I Wanna Be Your Baby


Leroy is a Late Bloomer


Lucky To Be Alive

Lullaby For a Crying Baby

Man and the Chicken

Marching Shoulder to Shoulder

Marvin Doesn't Like the New Baby

Me and You

Mom and Dad Are Always Right

Mommy, Mommy, I Gotta Get a Record (see Everywhere You Go)

Mom Said, "No," I said, "Why?"

My Brother Thinks He's a Banana

My Brother Threw Up on My Stuffed Toy Bunny

My Dentist is an Awfully Nice Man

My Friend Jake

My Mommy Drives a Dump Truck

My Mother Ran Away Today

My Name is Hiram Liplshlitz

Never Cook Your Sister in a Frying Pan

Not So Good At Baseball


Oh No, I Like My Sister

One Big Happy Family

One Day My Best Friend Barbara Turned Into a Frog

Our Dog Bernard

Poetry Lesson

Poor Orville Thlapp

Potty Training

Reptile World

Sally Eats Shoelaces, Straw and String

Shut Up in the Library

Siamese Twins

Skatter-Brack Flath Who Lives in my Bath

Stanley Stole My Shoelace and Rubbed it in His Armpit

Symphony in Why # Major

That's What Makes the World Go 'Round

There's No Substitute For a Cat

These Are Not My Children

They Said, "Eat the Broccoli"

Thump Thump Thump


Town of Round

To Mommy (see One Big Happy Family)

Trouble....What Trouble?

Turkeys in the Straw

Tyrannosaurus Nix

Underwear (Underwear is Everywhere)

You Better Not Giggle, You Better Not Laugh, But I'm in Love with a Giraffe

You Can't Say Psbpsbpsbpsb on the Radio

You're As Sweet As Sugar on a Stick



We Don't Have to Share

Wet Again

What Are We Gonna Do About the Baby?

What Do We Do With a Crying Baby?

What If a Zebra Had Spots?

When Suzie Sneezed

When the House is Dark and Quiet

Who Got a Boo-Boo?

Why Do I Love You?


With A Giggle and a Hug and a Tickle and a Kiss