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God's Gift of Music & Literature: Return to Pooh Corner by Kenny Loggins

Video from Illwrongs

I don’t know about you but Winne-the Pooh has a place in my heart having as a child read the books and seen the original Disney version.

This musical tribute is also very nostalgic. Do You remember?

“Return to Pooh Corner is the eighth studio album by American soft rock singer Kenny Loggins. The title is a reference to A.A. Milne’s 1928 book The House at Pooh Corner. Released in 1994, it features songs written by John Lennon, Rickie Lee Jones, Paul Simon, and Jimmy Webb, along with several other traditional children’s songs. The songs are described as “music for parents and children to enjoy together”. It was a successful album for Loggins, selling over 500,000 copies, and was nominated for a Grammy. Guest appearances are made by David Crosby and Graham Nash on “All the Pretty Little Ponies”, Patti Austin on the “Neverland Medley” and Amy Grant and Gary Chapman on the title track (a rewritten version of “House at Pooh Corner”, a song Loggins wrote in high school and had previously recorded with Jim Messina for their 1971 album Sittin’ In). Loggins returned to Pooh Corner several years later with 2000’s More Songs from Pooh Corner.” From the website:

Originally written in 1970 at the very beginning of Kenny Loggins career, he later returned to this piece in 1994 and re-titled it “Return to Pooh Corner” for his album of the same name. Loggins added an additional verse written for his then newly born son for the album as well.

Winnie-the-Pooh, (Pooh Bear and Pooh), is a fictional teddy bear created by English author A. A. Milne. Milne was a noted writer, known mostly as a playwright, until the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.

Author and character
A.A.Milne and Winne the Pooh

Milne served in World Wars I & 2, joining the British Army in World War I, serving as a captain of the British Home Guard in World War 2.

He was the father Christopher Robin Milne, upon whom the character Christopher Robin is based.

I hope you enjoy the song!

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