My Name is Barbara

(1943)

"My Name is Barbara" is the first song in Bernstein's cycle I Hate Music!: A Cycle of Five Kid Songs.

My Name is Barbara
by Leonard Bernstein


My mother says that babies come in bottles; but last week she said they grew on special baby-bushes. I don't believe in the storks, either! They're all in the zoo, busy with their own babies! And what's a baby-bush, anyway!? My name is Barbara.


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