Little Bandits

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released December 7, 2018

All songs written, performed, and produced by Little Bandits. Little Bandits is Jeanna Phillips and Alex Thrailkill. Recorded and mixed by Ryan Dieringer at Welterweight Sound, New Paltz, NY, and Concrete Sound, Brooklyn, NY. Mastered by Chris Connors at Concrete Sound. Art and design by Jay Owen Eisenberg and Alex Testere. For more information on Little Bandits, visit www.littlebanditsmusic.com

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Little Bandits Brooklyn, New York

Little Bandits is a weekly music class created by Jeanna Phillips and Alex Thrailkill to introduce young children to the joy of making music together.

Through songs, games, dances, collaborative noise-making, and only the tiniest amount of mischief, we teach that music is a joyous way to express yourself, build confidence, make friends, deepen family bonds, and explore the world around you.
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Track Name: Animals Do
Jeanna: Oh, Hi Alex! I didn’t see you there!
Alex: Hi Jeanna!
J: You know, I was just about to go for a walk in the park.
A: Oh!
J: Do you wanna come?
A: I’d love to.
J: You know, a lot of my friends live in the park.
A: Oh...?
J: Yeah, my animal friends.
A: Oh!
J: Yeah, my hawk friends, and my swan friends, and of course there are my turtle friends, and-- oh!-- I can’t forget my squirrel friends. Come on. I’ll introduce you.

I WAS WALKING IN THE PARK LIKE I ALWAYS DO
AND MY FRIENDS WHO ARE HAWKS,
THEY WERE IN THE PARK TOO
CAN YOU SOAR LIKE A HAWK? SOAR!
I LIKE TO MOVE LIKE THE ANIMALS DO

J: Hey, look! The swans are gliding in the lake.
A: Oh!
J: They’re with their babies. They’re called signets.
A: Really!
J: Yeah, its true.

I WAS WALKING IN THE PARK LIKE I ALWAYS DO
AND MY FRIENDS WHO ARE SWANS,
THEY WERE IN THE PARK TOO
CAN YOU GLIDE LIKE A SWAN? GLIDE, GLIDE
CAN YOU SOAR LIKE A HAWK? SOAR!
I LIKE TO MOVE LIKE THE ANIMALS DO

J: Hey, look! The turtles are here, bobbing in the pond.
A: Oh!
J: Let’s say “Hi”.

I WAS WALKING IN THE PARK LIKE I ALWAYS DO
AND MY FRIENDS WHO ARE TURTLES,
THEY WERE IN THE PARK TOO
CAN YOU BOB LIKE A TURTLE? BOB AND A BOB
CAN YOU GLIDE LIKE A SWAN? GLIDE, GLIDE
CAN YOU SOAR LIKE A HAWK? SOAR!
I LIKE TO MOVE LIKE THE ANIMALS DO

J: Hey-- Wait a minute! Wait a minute! My friends, the squirrels, are here, scurrying around! We have to be really quiet so we don’t scare them.
A: OK!

I WAS WALKING IN THE PARK LIKE I ALWAYS DO
AND MY FRIENDS WHO ARE SQUIRRELS, THEY WERE IN THE PARK TOO

Jeanna: Follow me!

CAN YOU SCURRY LIKE A SQUIRREL?
SCURRY, SCURRY, SCURRY, SCURRY
CAN YOU BOB LIKE A TURTLE? BOB AND A BOB
CAN YOU GLIDE LIKE A SWAN? GLIDE, GLIDE
CAN YOU SOAR LIKE A HAWK? SOAR!
I LIKE TO MOVE LIKE THE ANIMALS DO
I LIKE TO MOVE LIKE THE ANIMALS DO
‘CUZ YOU KNOW WE ARE ALL ANIMALS TOO
Track Name: Scooter
SCOOTER, SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER ALL DAY
SCOOTER, SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER ALL DAY
I PUT MY HELMET ON AND GET RIGHT TO IT
IT’S A TOUGH JOB BUT SOMEONE’S GOTTA DO IT
SCOOTER, SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER ALL DAY

SCOOTER, SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER ALL DAY
SCOOTER, SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER ALL DAY
I PUT MY HELMET ON AND GET RIGHT TO IT
IT’S A TOUGH JOB BUT SOMEONE’S GOTTA DO IT
SCOOTER, SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER
RIDING MY SCOOTER ALL DAY
Track Name: Brother, Sister
WELL, I GOT A BROTHER, I GOT A BROTHER,
I GOT A BROTHER YA KNOW
AND I POKE HIM AND I SQUEEZE HIM
AND I KISS HIM AND I TEASE HIM
SO HE KNOWS THAT I LOVE HIM SO

AND I GOT A SISTER, I GOT A SISTER,
I GOT A SISTER YA KNOW
AND I BADGER AND I BUG HER
AND I NUDGE HER HER AND I HUG HER
SO SHE KNOWS THAT I LOVE HER SO

AND WE SAY
OOH, OOH, JOKE’S ON YOU
I’M GONNA GET YOU BACK
CUZ WHEN WE’RE OLD AND GREY, GROWN UP SOMEDAY,
I’M GONNA HAVE YOUR BACK
AND WE SAY
OOH, OOH, JOKE’S ON YOU
I’M GONNA GET YOU BACK
CUZ WHEN WE’RE OLD AND GREY, GROWN UP SOMEDAY,
I’M GONNA HAVE YOUR BACK

Jeanna: Hey, I’ll tell you something else, I got a cousin. Well, I got a couple. Three-- nine-- ten-- fifteen-- seventy-two-- plus one-- carry the six-- I mean, I got a lot of cousins. I guess, when you think about it, we’re all cousins. Ya know?

AND I GOT A COUSIN, I GOT A COUSIN,
I GOT A COUSIN, TOO
AND WE TICKLE AND WE TUSSLE
AND WE BICKER AND WE NUZZLE
SO THEY KNOW THAT I LOVE THEM TOO

AND WE SAY
OOH, OOH, JOKE’S ON YOU
I’M GONNA GET YOU BACK
CUZ WHEN WE’RE OLD AND GREY, GROWN UP SOMEDAY,
I’M GONNA HAVE YOUR BACK
AND WE SAY
OOH, OOH, JOKE’S ON YOU
I’M GONNA GET YOU BACK
CUZ WHEN WE’RE OLD AND GREY, GROWN UP SOMEDAY,
I’M GONNA HAVE YOUR BACK
WE’LL BE BEST FRIENDS SOON,
BUT STAY OUT OF MY ROOM
AND YOU KNOW I GOT YOUR BACK
Track Name: Library
THERE’S A PLACE THAT I KNOW I CAN GO
IN THE RAIN, OR THE HEAT, OR THE SNOW
NO MATTER WHAT’S THE WEATHER THERE’S A PLACE FOR ME
AT THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY
THERE’S A PLACE THAT I KNOW I’LL HAVE FUN
PICK A BOOK BUT I CAN’T STOP AT ONE
I USE MY IMAGINATION WHILE MY GROWN-UP READS TO ME
AT THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY

HEY THERE
GOOD OL’ LIBRARIAN
SO NICE TO SEE YOU HERE AGAIN
GIVE ME A STORY OF A WIZARD OR A PIG
OR A LEGEND OF A GIANT SO INCREDIBLY BIG
OR DRAGONS WHO LOVE TACOS
OR A PIGEON ON A BUS
OR A BEAR WHO WANTS HIS HAT BACK
OR SOME PEOPLE JUST LIKE US!

Alex: Hey hey hey woah woah woah woah woah woah woah!
Jeanna: What?
A: We’re in the library!
J: ...Oh yeah.

THE BEST PART IS IT ISN’T THAT HARD
ALL YOU NEED IS YOUR LIBRARY CARD
THERE’S STORIES GALORE FOR YOU AND FOR ME
AT THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY

J: And don’t even get me started on the Dewey Decimal System!
A: Jeanna! We’re still in the library! Ssh!

OH YEAH!
Track Name: My Hands
HEY, HEY, HEY
MY HANDS HAVE A LOT TO SAY
HEY, HEY, HEY
MY HANDS HAVE A LOT TO SAY

THEY CAN SAY “WATER”
(THEY CAN SAY “WATER”)
THEY CAN SAY PLEASE
(THEY CAN SAY “PLEASE”)
THEY CAN SAY “I LOVE YOU”
(“I LOVE YOU”)
THEY CAN GIVE YOU A SQUEEZE
(GIVE YOU A SQUEEZE)
AND THAT’S HOW THEY
HELP ME SAY WHAT I WANNA SAY

HEY, HEY, HEY
MY HANDS HAVE A LOT TO SAY
HEY, HEY, HEY
MY HANDS HAVE A LOT TO SAY
THEY CAN SAY “MUSIC”
(THEY CAN SAY “MUSIC”)
THEY CAN SAY THANK YOU, MY FRIEND
(“THANK YOU, MY FRIEND”)
THEY CAN SAY “MORE”
(THEY CAN SAY “MORE”)
THEY CAN SAY “ALL DONE, THAT’S THE END”
(“ALL DONE, THAT’S THE END”)
AND THAT’S HOW THEY
HELP ME SAY WHAT I WANNA SAY

AND THAT’S HOW THEY
HELP ME SAY WHAT I WANNA SAY
MY HANDS HAVE A LOT TO SAY
AND THEY SAY IT IN A SPECIAL WAY
Track Name: Swimmin' in the City
(ONE, TWO, ONE, TWO, THREE!)
YOU EVER BEEN TO THE KOSCIUSZCO POOL?
THAT’S THE PLACE I LIKE TO KEEP IT COOL
THAT’S WHERE I’LL BE
(WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’, YEAH, WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’)
ALL OF MY BUDDIES AND ME
(WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’, YEAH, WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’)
WE GONNA SPLISH AND SPLASH
GOIN’ SWIM, SWIM, SWIMMIN’ IN THE CITY

WELL,
I LIKE TO PADDLE AND I LIKE TO KICK
HEY, WAIT A MINUTE, LET ME SHOW YOU A TRICK
IT’S CALLED THE FLOAT
(WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’, YEAH, WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’)
I’M BOBBING ON MY BACK LIKE A BOAT
(WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’, YEAH, WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’)
WE’RE GONNA SPLISH AND SPLASH
GOIN’ SWIM, SWIM, SWIMMIN’ IN THE CITY

HERE WE GO!

ALRIGHT ALEX, LET’S TAKE IT TO THE MANHATTAN BRIDGE!

WHEN THE CONCRETE’S HOT
I KNOW A REAL COOL SPOT
WHERE THE NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS LIKE TO PLAY

‘CUZ THERE’S A SPRINKLER AT THE PLAYGROUND
WE CAN LET OUR HAIR DOWN
I BRING MY GROWN-UP THERE EVERY DAY

AND WHEN THE OCEAN FEELS OUT OF REACH
WE HEAD ON DOWN TO CONEY ISLAND BEACH
THAT’S WHAT WE DO
(WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’, YEAH, WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’)
ME AND MOMMA WE JUST HOP ON THE Q
(WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’, YEAH, WE’RE GOIN’ SWIMMIN’)

WE’RE GONNA SPLISH AND SPLASH
GOIN’ SWIM, SWIM, SWIMMIN’ IN THE CITY
WE’RE GONNA SPLISH AND SPLASH
GOIN’ SWIM, SWIM, SWIMMIN’ IN THE CITY
WE’RE GONNA JUMP AND DIVE
CUZ WE’RE STAYING ALIVE IN THE CITY
Track Name: Say Hello
I SAY HELLO TO THE FOLKS I MEET
I SAY HELLO TO THE NEIGHBORS ON THE STREET
CUZ IT MAKES ME FEEL GLAD,
AND IT MAKES ME FEEL GOOD
TO GET TO KNOW THE PEOPLE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD

“HELLO!”
“¡HOLA!”
“WA GWAN!”
“SALAAM!” (سلام)

NO NEED TO BE SHY
SO MANY WAYS TO SAY, “HI!”

I SAY HELLO TO THE FOLKS I MEET
I SAY HELLO TO THE NEIGHBORS ON THE STREET
GIVE A SMILE AND A WAVE WHILE I’M STROLLING ALONG
ALL I GOTTA DO IS SING THE WORDS TO THIS SONG

“HELLO!”
“¡HOLA!”
“WA GWAN!”
“SALAAM!” (سلام)

NO NEED TO BE SHY
YOU CAN DO IT IF YOU TRY
SAY IT LOUD AND PROUD,

“PRIVYET” (Привет)
“NI HAO” (你好)
“BONJOUR”
“CIAO CIAO”
“SHALOM!” (שלום)

OR JUST SAY,
“HI.”
Track Name: The Bus
I TAKE THE B67 TO SEE MY FRIEND JOE
WE LIKE TO EAT A LOT OF PIZZA AND PLAY WITH LEGOS
TAKE THE B67 AND MAN, I’M IN HEAVEN
(TAKE THE B67 AND MAN, I’M IN HEAVEN)
I LOVE TAKIN’ THE BUS

I TAKE THE B41 TO SEE MY FRIEND SAM
WE LIKE TO BANG ON HIS DRUM AND HAVE A BIG JAM
TAKE THE B41 IF YOU WANNA HAVE FUN
(TAKE THE B41 IF YOU WANNA HAVE FUN)
TAKE THE B67 AND MAN, I’M IN HEAVEN
(TAKE THE B67 AND MAN, I’M IN HEAVEN)
I LOVE TAKIN’ THE BUS

I TAKE THE B69 TO SEE MY FRIEND MAE
WE LIKE TO GO THE PARK AND PLAY, PLAY, PLAY
TAKE THE B69 AND I’M FEELIN’ MIGHTY FINE
(TAKE THE B69 AND I’M FEELIN’ MIGHTY FINE)
TAKE THE B41 IF YOU WANNA HAVE FUN
(TAKE THE B41 IF YOU WANNA HAVE FUN)
TAKE THE B67 AND MAN, I’M IN HEAVEN
(TAKE THE B67 AND MAN, I’M IN HEAVEN)
I LOVE TAKIN’ THE BUS
Track Name: I Got a Friend
I GOT A FRIEND, HER NAME IS BREE
WE DIG FOR WORMS AND CLIMB OLD TREES
SHE CHEERS ME UP WHEN I FEEL SAD
SHE’S THE VERY BEST FRIEND I’VE EVER HAD
SHE’S MY FRIEND, SHE’S MY FRIEND
SHE’S MY FRIEND ‘TIL THE END

I GOT A FRIEND, THEIR NAME IS SHAY
WE PLAY PRETEND MOST EVERY DAY
THEY CHEER ME UP WHEN I FEEL SAD
THEY’RE THE VERY BEST FRIEND I’VE EVER HAD
THEY’RE MY FRIEND, THEY’RE MY FRIEND
THEY’RE MY FRIEND ’TIL THE END

I GOT A FRIEND, HIS NAME IS LEE
HE ALWAYS SHARES HIS TOYS WITH ME
HE CHEERS ME UP WHEN I FEEL SAD
HE’S THE VERY BEST FRIEND I’VE EVER HAD

(Well, along with Shay, and Bree, and, also my mom and dad)

HE’S MY FRIEND, HE’S MY FRIEND
HE’S MY FRIEND ‘TIL THE END
THEY’RE MY FRIEND ’TIL THE END
SHE’S MY FRIEND ‘TIL THE END
AND IT FEELS SO GOOD TO HAVE A FRIEND
Track Name: Party in Your Tummy
I’M JUST A CARROT, I’M ALONE ON YOUR PLATE
I’M FEELIN’ SAD BECAUSE MY FRIENDS ALL GOT ATE
AND THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
AND MY FRIENDS ARE ALL ALREADY INSIDE

Jeanna: Alright, let’s take a big bite of carrot. Mm! That is tasty! Is there dill in there, or what?

I’M JUST SOME SPINACH, I’M ALONE IN YOUR BOWL
YOU BETTER HURRY, ‘CAUSE I’M GETTIN’ COLD
AND THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
AND MY FRIENDS ARE ALL ALREADY INSIDE

Jeanna: OK, let’s have a big bite of spinach. Mm! That might be my new favorite food!

I’M JUST SOME BROCCOLI, I LOOK LIKE A TREE
YOU SEEM TO WANT TO EAT EVERYTHING BUT ME
BUT THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
AND MY FRIENDS ARE ALL ALREADY INSIDE

Jeanna: OK, let’s have a bite of broccoli-- I don’t know about this, it doesn’t look so good. Hmm. Well, that is just de...LICIOUS!

Cookie: Heard there’s a party-- is there room for me?
Alex: Room for who?
Cookie: I may look familiar. I’m a chocolate chip, raspberry, pepperoni, mushroom, tortilla chip cookie. Now did you eat all of your veggies?
Alex: Uh huh.
Ryan: Yeah.
Cookie: Oh, you ate your carrots?
Alex: Yep.
Ryan: Mm-hm.
Cookie: And your spinach?
Alex: Yeah.
Ryan: Yep.
Cookie: and your broccoli?
Ryan: ...Mm...yeah.

IF YOU ATE ALL OF YOUR VEGGIES,
THEN THIS COOKIE GETS TO PARTY TONIGHT -- ALRIGHT!
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
(PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY)
THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
AND IT’S REALLY REALLY YUMMY TONIGHT
WELL, THERE’S A PARTY IN YOUR TUMMY
SO YOU BETTER TREAT THAT TUMMY RIGHT.
YUM YUM!
Track Name: Takin' a Bath
WHEN I COME HOME FROM A LONG DAY’S PLAYIN’
THERE’S A LOT I GOTTA DO
GOTTA SQUEEZE MY BABY BROTHER AND HUG MY MOM
AND EAT SOME DINNER TOO
BUT MY FAVORITE THING TO DO
BEFORE THE DAY IS DONE
FILL UP THE TUB WITH SOME SOAPY SUDS
BATHTIME, BABY, IT’S SO MUCH FUN

GONNA WASH MY EARS
(GONNA WASH MY EARS)
GONNA WASH MY NOSE
(GONNA WASH MY NOSE)
GONNA WASH MY FINGERS
(GONNA WASH MY FINGERS)
GONNA WASH MY TOES
(GONNA WASH MY TOES)
DO SOME SHAMPOO
AND WHEN I’M THROUGH
I’M WRINKLED ALL UP LIKE A PRUNE
AND I’M SQUEAKY CLEAN, TOO
I’M TAKIN’ A BATH

WHEN I COME HOME FROM A LONG DAY’S PLAYIN’
THERE’S A LOT I GOTTA DO
GOTTA BUILD WITH MY LEGOS
AND PET MY DOG
AND EAT MY DINNER TOO
BUT MY FAVORITE THING TO DO
BEFORE I REST MY HEAD
HOP IN THE TUBBY WITH MY GOOD OL’ RUBBER DUCKY
BATHTIME, BABY, THAT’S WHAT I SAID

GONNA WASH MY EARS
(GONNA WASH MY EARS)
GONNA WASH MY NOSE
(GONNA WASH MY NOSE)
GONNA WASH MY FINGERS
(GONNA WASH MY FINGERS)
GONNA WASH MY TOES
(GONNA WASH MY TOES)
USE SOME SHAMPOO
AND WHEN I’M THROUGH
I’M WRINKLED ALL UP LIKE A PRUNE
AND I’M SQUEAKY CLEAN, TOO
I’M TAKIN’ A BATH

THAT’S WHAT I SAID
I’M TAKIN’ A BATH
BEFORE I GO TO BED
‘CUZ MY MOMMA SAID, “HONEY
YOU’RE SMELLIN’ KINDA FUNNY”
DON’T MEAN TO CAUSE TROUBLE
COULD I GET SOME MORE BUBBLES UP IN HERE
I’M TAKING A BATH
DOO DOO DOODOO DOO DOO
I’M TAKING A BATH
DOO DOO DOODOO DOO DOO
HERE IN THIS TUB ALL THE TIME
RUBBER DUCKY ON MY MIND
GONNA USE MY, MY, MY
MY FAVORITE WASHCLOTH
WELL, I’M LISTENING TO A TUB SONG
LISTENING TO A TUB SONG
Track Name: Song for Heather
DAY IS DONE, GONE THE SUN
TIME TO GO, DRIVIN’ SLOW
AND THE MOON WILL FOLLOW US HOME

LULLABY, MIDNIGHT RIDE
FALLIN’, FLYIN’ INTO THE NIGHT
INTO THE NIGHT, MM-MM

MOON IS HIGH, PURPLE SKY
WE RIDE ALONG, CRICKET SONG
LET THE ROAD CARRY YOU HOME

LULLABY, MIDNIGHT RIDE
FALLIN’, FLYIN’ INTO THE NIGHT
INTO THE NIGHT
LULLABY, MIDNIGHT RIDE
FALLIN’, FLYIN’ INTO THE NIGHT
INTO THE NIGHT
MM-MM

THERE’S A SHOULDER FOR YOUR HEAD
IT CARRIES YOU TO BED
MM-MM