John Lithgow is perhaps best known for his role as Dr. Dick
Solomon in the popular TV series, Third Rock From the Sun or, my
personal favorite, the uptight Reverend Shaw Moore in Footloose. What most people do not know is that Mr.
Lithgow has a knack for creating wonderful, entertaining children’s music. Released in 1999 by Sony Wonder, Singin’
In the Bathtub is a unique collection of fourteen fabulous kid tunes.
The album features Broadway-style production, backed by an
orchestra, and all of the songs tell a story. My son is particularly fond of A- You’re Adorable, which features
a new twist on the standard ABC song and At the Codfish Ball, a
classic tale of an undersea soiree. The Hippopotamus Song is my personal favorite because, no matter
how many times I hear it, it always brings a smile to my face. If you are a fan of show tunes I highly
recommend this album. Your kids will
crack up at the wacky lyrics and you will find yourself humming the chorus to Singin’ in the Bathtub every time you run the water for a