House at Pooh Corner (song)

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This article is about the popular song written by Kenny Loggins. For the book by A.A. Milne, see The House at Pooh Corner.
"House at Pooh Corner"
Single by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
from the album Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy
Released April 12, 1971
Genre Rock
Length 2:39
Label Liberty
Writer(s) Kenny Loggins
Producer(s) William McEuen
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band singles chronology
"Mr. Bojangles"
(1970)
"House at Pooh Corner"
(1971)
"Some of Shelly's Blues"
(1971)

"House at Pooh Corner" is the title of a song that was written by Kenny Loggins, based on the popular children's book of the same name. The song was first performed by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on their 1970 album Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy and then performed by Loggins and Messina on their 1971 album Sittin' In.

Other versions[edit]

In 1994 Loggins re-recorded the song (with an additional verse) as "Return to Pooh Corner". It appears on his album of the same title.

Personnel

The song was covered in 2007 by Australian artist Josh Pyke for radio station Triple J. The live recording was then released on the third volume of the station's Like a Version compilation CDs. Phillip Sandifer also recorded the song for Disney's Winnie The Pooh Lullabies in 2004.

The Boxmasters, featuring Billy Bob Thornton, covered the song on their album The Boxmasters.

The song was also covered in 3-part harmony by the characters Jesse (John Stamos), Joey (Dave Coulier), and Danny (Bob Saget) on the 80's television series Full House in Season 8: episode 15, "My Left and Right Foot" (183rd episode of the series) on January 31, 1995.

Reception[edit]

Chart (1971) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 53
Canadian RPM Top Singles 30

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