Kidsongs: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing is the second entry of Kidsongs Music Video Stories released in February 1986. It was based on the Fun Songs cassette of Small World from the Sing & Multiplex from Ivory Records along with Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster and Kidsongs: Let's Play Ball.
- Nick: Fabby Brown
- Olinda: Tameka Claybrook
- Bruce: Chris Finch
- Mike: Shawn Harrison
- Victoria: Nicole Mandich
- Carmen: Carla Martyn
- Sean: Robby Rosellen
- Miko: Wendy Yumi
- Yoko: Mimi Gilbert
- Michelle: Karli Supera
Fujima Kansuma Dancers
- I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing (United States) (also used in the final scene and during the end credits)
- Funiculì, Funiculà (Italy)
- Did You Ever See a Lassie? (Scotland)
- London Bridge (England)
- Frère Jacques/Are You Sleeping (France)
- Kumbaya (Africa)
- Waltzing Matilda (Australia)
- Sakura, Sakura (Japan)
- Los Pollitos (Mexico)
- Day-O (Banana Boat Song) (Jamaica)
- Production for this video took place in August 1985.
- This is the first video to receive a stereo audio track, including for the songs.
- The instrumental track of "Shortenin' Bread" from the previous video is played during the opening credits.
- In the end credits, the kids sing the reprise version of "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" the second time while they're in various places including Scotland, England, Japan, Africa, Australia, Jamaica and France.
- Clifford Scott (the same person who played Uncle George in Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes) is the English constable in "London Bridge". Delane Vaughn (the same person who played the father of Linda and Todd Good Night, Sleep Tight) plays the Jamaican banana counter in "Day-O (Banana Boat Song)".
- According to Chris Finch via Instagram, his character was named Bruce after director Bruce Gowers, a name that he did not like.
- Heather Green, David Chan, Greg Luigi, Lou Richard, Jackie Hiden and Bonnie Morgan cameo appeared in "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" as classmates.
- Brennan Jones, Ned Dennis, Ryan Dorin and Molly Morgan (one of Gary's daughters) cameo appeared in "London Bridge".
- Jessica Appell cameo appeared in "Frère Jacques".
- Steven Nelson and JaQuoa Simons cameo appeared in "Kumbaya".
- Brandon Leoras, Todd Alyn Durboraw, Tiffany Bailey, and Paul Burrell cameo appeared in "Waltzing Matilda".
- Tina Marie Espinoza cameo appeared in "Los Pollitos".
- Sh'Vaughn Heath, Kiki Scott, Shanika Washington, and Ashande Gravenberg cameo appeared in "Day-O (Banana Boat Song)".
- Songs from this video can be seen in The Kidsongs Television Show.
- This video got recorded at Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia, California.
|Music Video Stories|
|I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing • Good Night, Sleep Tight • Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes • Sing Out, America! • What I Want to Be! • The Wonderful World of Sports • Ride the Roller Coaster • Very Silly Songs • We Wish You a Merry Christmas • Play Along Songs • If We Could Talk to the Animals • Billy Biggle's Favorite Songs|