Return to Pooh Corner

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Return to Pooh Corner
Kenny Loggins Return to Pooh Corner.jpg
Studio album by Kenny Loggins
Released May 10, 1994
Recorded 1994 Gateway Recording, Pack's Place, Sound Design, Tejas Recording
Genre Children's music, soft rock
Label Columbia/Sony
Producer Kenny Loggins, Terry Nelson, David Pack
Kenny Loggins chronology
Outside: From the Redwoods
(1993)Outside: From the Redwoods1993
Return to Pooh Corner
(1994)
The Unimaginable Life
(1997)The Unimaginable Life1997

Return to Pooh Corner is a children's music album by soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. The title is a reference to A.A. Milne's 1928 book The House at Pooh Corner. Released in 1994, it features songs written by John Lennon, Rickie Lee Jones, Paul Simon and Jimmy Webb, along with several other traditional children's songs. The songs are described as "music for parents and children to enjoy together". It was a successful album for Loggins, selling over 500,000 copies, and was nominated for a Grammy. Guest appearances are made by David Crosby and Graham Nash on "All the Pretty Little Ponies", Patti Austin on the "Neverland Medley" and Amy Grant and Gary Chapman on the title track (a rewritten version of "House at Pooh Corner", a song Loggins wrote in high school and had previously recorded with Jim Messina for their 1971 album Sittin' In). Loggins returned to Pooh Corner several years later with 2000's More Songs from Pooh Corner.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "All the Pretty Little Ponies" (Featuring David Crosby and Graham Nash) (Trad. arr: Loggins, David Pack) – 3:59
  2. "Neverland Medley" (With Patti Austin, introduction by Gene Wilder "Reprising" his role of Willy Wonka) – 7:08
    1. "Pure Imagination" (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley)
    2. "Somewhere Out There" (Weil, Horner)
    3. "Never Never Land" (Comden and Green, Styne)
  3. "Return to Pooh Corner" (Loggins, new verse written for his third son) – 4:14
  4. "Rainbow Connection" (From The Muppet Movie) (Paul Williams, Kenneth Ascher) – 3:46
  5. "St. Judy's Comet" (Paul Simon) – 5:08
  6. "The Last Unicorn" (Jimmy Webb) – 3:27
  7. "Cody's Song" (Loggins, new version of song from previous Leap of Faith album) – 4:36
  8. "The Horses" ( Rickie Lee Jones, Walter Becker) – 5:19
  9. "Love" (John Lennon) – 5:05
  10. "To-Ra-Loo-Ra" (Trad. arr: Loggins, L. Grean) – 4:44

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