Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes (Little & Big)

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Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes (Little & Big)
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ReleasedFebruary 17, 1998 (1998-02-17)
LabelSmithsonian Folkways
ProducerMoses Asch
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Album covers from the 1955 releases.
Album covers from the 1955 releases.
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Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes (Little & Big) is a 1998 compilation album by Pete Seeger and was released on Smithsonian Folkways as SFW45039.

This collection is a compilation of 28 songs and stories about animals Pete Seeger released in 1955 on two short LP records on Folkways Records as Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Little Fishes and Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Bigger Fishes as Folkways FC 7610 and FC 7611.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

1."Fly Through My Window"2:28
2."I Had A Rooster"3:51
3."Come All You Bold Sailormen"3:17
4."Old Grey Mule"1:57
5."Alligator, Hedgehog"0:41
6."Frog Went A-Courting"1:16
7."Raccoon's Got A Bushy Tail"1:16
8."I Know An Old Lady (Who Swallowed A Fly)"2:55
9."Ground Hog"2:09
10."Mister Rabbit"2:03
11."Grey Goose"2:19
12."Teency Weency Spider"0:23
13."The Old Hen"2:27
14."Skip To My Lou"1:30
15."My Little Kitty"1:23
16."The Little Black Bull"2:04
17."Leatherwing Bat"2:17
18."The Keeper And The Doe"2:06
19."The Darby Ram"2:21
20."Mole In The Ground"1:12
21."The Fox"1:44
22."Turtle Dove"1:51
23."Old Paint"2:09
24."The Elephant"0:31
25."The Foolish Frog"7:07
26."Little Dogies"4:15
27."Bear Hunt"3:34
28."Old Blue"2:18
Total length:1:05:44


  • Tracks 1-15 is Birds, Beasts, Bugs And Little Fishes
  • Tracks 16-28 is Birds, Beasts, Bugs And Bigger Fishes


  • Production coordinator – Mary Monseur, Michael Maloney
  • Mastered – Charlie Pilzer
  • Editorial assistance – Carla Borden, Peter Seitel
  • Producer – Moses Asch
  • Remastered – Joe Brescio
  • Audio supervised – Pete Reiniger
  • Production supervised – Amy Horowitz and Anthony Seeger[4]


  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "Pete Seeger - Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes (Little & Big)". Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  2. ^ "Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little and Big)". Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
  3. ^ "Birds, Beasts, Bugs and Fishes (Little & Big) - Pete Seeger | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  4. ^ "Pete Seeger - Birds, Beasts, Bugs & Fishes Little & Big (Animal Folk Songs)". Discogs.