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John and David teamed up in 1991 to collaborate on the musical version of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, which won a Notable Children's Recording award from the American Library Association. Since then they have collaborated on many children's books and songs. Six albums with Youngheart Music as well as producing songs for reading programs with Modern Curriculum Press, Scholastic, Creative Teaching Press, Childcraft and School Specialty.

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Tour Dates

Artist Country State City Venue Date
John Archambault & David Plummer United States California Anaheim NAEYC at the Childcraft/School Specialty booth Nov 04, 2010
John Archambault & David Plummer United States California Anaheim NAEYC event Nov 05, 2010
Abc Chicka Boom With Me - John and David Cover
  • Abc Chicka Boom With Me - John and David
  • Children's Music
  • John Archambault & David Plummer
  • 11/09/2008
  • Abc Chicka Boom With Me - John and David
Liner Notes: John and David teamed up in 1991 to collaborate on the musical version of the classic rhythmic alphabet book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; Featured in this collection, the song won a Notable Children's Recording award from the American Library Association. John Archambault is a children's book author storyteller and songwriter. He is Co-author of the award-winning book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. David Plummer musician and children's book author... worked extensively in the U.K and Europe during the 60's & 70's in many rock bands, writing songs and recording. He brings a wealth of experience to his children’s books and music.
  1. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  2. B-a Bay
  3. Braggin' dragon
  4. Chicka Chicka Funk
  5. We Are Hippopotamus
  6. The Happapatamus
  7. Alphabet Zoo
  8. The Name Game
  9. Jump Rope Rhymes
  10. Splish! Splash! Splash!
  11. The Long and the Short of It...
  12. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Instrumental...
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Volume One - Old School Classics Cover
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Volume One - Old School Classics
  • Children's Music, Children's Music
  • John Archambault & David Plummer
  • 07/23/2009
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Volume One - Old School Classics
Liner Notes: This album features John and David's first ever recording of the now classic children's book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin JR and John Archambault. Along with several previously unreleased John & David recordings. Happy Listening!
  1. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Original 1991...
  2. Teddy Bear's Picnic
  3. Over in the Meadow
  4. If Your Happy and You Know It...
  5. Twinkle Twinkle Medley
  6. I Love the Mountains
  7. Skidamarink
  8. Old Macdonald
  9. Hole in the Middle of the Pond...
  10. The Wheels on the Bus
  11. There's a Hole in the Bucket...
  12. The More We Get Together
  13. Six Little Ducks
  14. The Eentsy Weentsy Spider
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Volume Two - Dance and Sing With John & David Cover
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Volume Two - Dance and Sing With John & David
  • Children's Music, Children's Music
  • John Archambault & David Plummer
  • 07/23/2009
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Volume Two - Dance and Sing With John & David
Liner Notes: Dedicated to enriching the quality and fun of early childhood education, this John and David collection features many children's books set to music. About John and David . . . John Archambault, a songwriter and musician has an extensive background in early childhood education as teacher author and storyteller. He has collaborated with Bill Martin Jr on a number of award winning books, including Chicka Chicka Boom Boom featured on Oprah with Elmo. Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope, featured on PBS's Reading Rainbow. David Plummer, a British recording artist and producer, songwriter, arranger, singer and children's book author. He appeared on the BBC's Top of the Pops in the first generation of the Pop band Kenny. He travelled from England to the United States and performed and recorded with Likki Mckechnie of The Incredible String Band. His influences are Folk, Rock, Pop and Classical music. As he says 'From Bach to Beethoven and from the the Beatles to the Beach Boys, music's in my soul' David's first children's trade book was Counting Kittens. John and David teamed up in 1991 to collaborate on the musical version of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, which won a Notable children's Recording award from the American Library Association. Since then they have collaborated on seventeen children's books, each book has a song. Thanks to the children featured on this album: Tyler Plummer, Kevin Archambault and Arie Archambault for their singing and giggles. Also, Arden Rider and Suzanne Micunas for their beautiful singing on Grandmother's Garden.
  1. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Sung by Children...
  2. Abc He Untied My Shoe!
  3. Kids Giggling
  4. Barn Dance
  5. Move Groove
  6. Can Do Kid Club Band
  7. Dancing on the Moon
  8. Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?...
  9. Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear?...
  10. Boom Chicka Rock
  11. Counting Kittens
  12. Here Are My Hands
  13. Grandma's Rockin' in Her Rockin Chair...
  14. Grandmother's Garden
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Vol 3 Rhythm Rap-a-Longs & Fingerplays Cover
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Vol 3 Rhythm Rap-a-Longs & Fingerplays
  • Children's Music, Children's Music
  • John Archambault and David Plummer
  • 09/23/2009
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Vol 3 Rhythm Rap-a-Longs & Fingerplays
  1. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Rhythm Rap-a-Long...
  2. Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? Rhythm Rap-a-Long...
  3. Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear? Rhythm Rap-a-Long...
  4. Here Are My Hands Rhythm Rap-a-Long...
  5. Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? Sung by Children...
  6. Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear? Sung by Children...
  7. Here Are My Hands With Children Singing...
  8. Ten Little Fingers
  9. I Have Ten Fingers
  10. Eat an Apple
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Vol 4 - Big Book Songs Cover
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Vol 4 - Big Book Songs
  • Children's Music, Children's Music
  • John Archambault & David Plummer
  • 12/14/2009
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Series Vol 4 - Big Book Songs
Liner Notes: About John and David . . . John Archambault, a songwriter and musician has an extensive background in early childhood education as teacher author and storyteller. He has collaborated with Bill Martin Jr on a number of award winning books, including Chicka Chicka Boom Boom featured on Oprah with Elmo. Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope, featured on PBS's Reading Rainbow. Also, Listen to the Rain featured on this CD published by Simon and Schuster. All other lyrics published by Childcraft Books David Plummer, a British recording artist and producer, songwriter, arranger, singer and children's book author. He appeared on the BBC's Top of the Pops in the first generation of the Pop band Kenny. He travelled from England to the United States and performed and recorded with Likki Mckechnie of The Incredible String Band. His influences are Folk, Rock, Pop and Classical music. As he says 'From Bach to Beethoven and from the the Beatles to the Beach Boys, music's in my soul'
  1. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Hip Hop Anniversary...
  2. Toot! Toot! Quack! Quack!
  3. I'm a Can Do Kid
  4. I Paint a Rainbow
  5. Look at Me - Magical Miracle Me...
  6. Trunks and Tails
  7. Listen to the Rain
  8. Love You Little Brother
  9. Under the Porchlight
  10. By the Baobab Tree
  11. Anthills and Apartments
  12. Animal Fair
  13. Cat in the Tree
  14. Lazy Alligator