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Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes is the fourth entry of Kidsongs Music Video Stories released in June 1986. It was based on the Nursery Rhymes cassette of Small World from the Sing & Multiplex from Ivory Records along with Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals and Kidsongs: A Day at Camp.

Plot

Cast

Adult Cast

Other

The Kids

Cameo Cast

Songs

  1. Car Car Song (Riding in My Car) (Woody Guthrie)
  2. Daylight Train
  3. Up and Down, Round and Round (Michael Lloyd)
  4. Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  5. I Got Wheels (Michael Lloyd) (also used during the end credits)
  6. Up, Up and Away (The Fifth Dimension)
  7. Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone? (S. Winner)
  8. I Like Trucks (Michael Lloyd)
  9. U.S. Air Force (Wild Blue Yonder)
  10. The Bus Song

Trivia

  • This is the first Kidsongs music video to feature David Chan and Ashande Gravenberg as the leading Kidsongs kids.
  • This is April Hong's last appearance as a Kidsongs kid.
  • Production for this video took place in January-February 1986.
  • The video was taped shortly from dawn to afternoon but after it was taped, it took a lot of editors such as Michael Sachs, Richard Kaufman, Bruce Gowers and Jerry Watson to edit the video.
  • Ronnie Sperling (the same person who played Dusty in Good Night, Sleep Tight) is the conductor, Ryan Dorin and Kiki Scott cameo appeared in "Daylight Train".
  • Katie Polk and her mother Carol cameo in "Up and Down, Round and Round"; it was Katie's first appearance. Donetta Charles and Coleman Saucier also cameo appeared in this song. Music producer Michael Lloyd also cameos in "I Got Wheels" where he rides on a unicycle.
  • Choreographer Andre Tayir is the hot air balloon blower as seen in "Up, Up and Away" and "Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?".
  • According to Chris Finch via Instagram, "Wild Blue Yonder" was shot the same day as the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
  • H.B. Charles cameo appeared in "The Bus Song".
  • The bus driver wears an Adidas logo on his shirt.
  • The bus features billboards for local radio stations KSRF-FM "K-Surf" 103.1 (now KDLD) and KMET-FM 94.7 (now KTWV).
  • The segments with Mike the Dog was taped after Down and Out in Beverly Hills was released.
  • Songs from this video can be seen in The Kidsongs Television Show.
  • Both versions of the theme song for The Kidsongs Television Show are sung to the tune of "I Got Wheels."
  • This video got recorded at Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California and MacArthur Park and Echo Park in Los Angeles, California.

Gallery


Music Video Stories
I'd Like to Teach the World to SingGood Night, Sleep TightCars, Boats, Trains and PlanesSing Out, America!What I Want to Be!The Wonderful World of SportsRide the Roller CoasterVery Silly SongsWe Wish You a Merry ChristmasPlay Along SongsIf We Could Talk to the AnimalsBilly Biggle's Favorite Songs
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