Beasties, Bumbershoots and Lullabies

Album Info

Their Parent’s Choice Gold Award Winner! This classic kid’s recording was called one of the 10 best traveling recordings by Sesame Street magazine! A children’s classic! Produced by Mike and Carleen McCornack, engineered by Don Ross, with cover art by Beverly Soasey.1989, re-released 1992, Alacazam! 1007; re-released 2006 by Garden Variety Record Company. (CD).

Bev Soasey’s classic Beasties, Bumbershoots & Lullabies cover has deservedly earned quite a few fans in its own right. Also distributed as a poster, the fanciful illustration captures Morton Simon and Lars, each bearing the badge of every good Oregonian; an umbrella.

Track Listing

  1. Beulah Merryweather Moo (Mike McCornack)
  2. Megan’s Lullaby (Carleen McCornack)
  3. Teddy Bears’ Picnic (Jimmy Kennedy & John Bratton)
  4. The Marvelous Toy (Tom Paxton)
  5. Andy’s Little Umbrella (Mike McCornack)
  6. All The Pretty Little Horses (trad. arr. Mike & Carleen McCornack)
  7. Morton Simon (Mike McCornack)
  8. House At Pooh Corner (Kenny Loggins)
  9. My Best Friend Lars (Mike McCornack)
  10. Billy Bop Cat (Mike McCornack)
  11. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (trad.)
  12. My Unicorn (Mike McCornack)

The Musicians

Carleen McCornack – guitar, vocals
Mike McCornack – guitar, banjo, keyboards, bass and vocals
Kevin McCornack – concertina, bassoon, harmonica
Dale Bradley – cello, bass