0–9 Series

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0–9 Series is a 1989 series of ten compilation albums released by ABC for Kids. It won the ARIA Award for Best Children's Album in 1990[1] and was nominated for the ARIA Award for Best Cover Art in the same year.[2]

The ten albums are aimed at children of each age from 0 to 9. The album titled 0 for 0 year olds through to 9 for 9 year olds. Over 270 songs were recorded for the album series with 214 appearing on the final products. Featured artists are Adam Bowen, Aku Kadoga, Andrew Bell, Andrew Can, Angela Webber, Anne Kirkpatrick, Armando Hurley, Barry Crocker, Barry Leef, Chantelle Ormandy, Chris Bailey, Chris Lloyd, Christopher Patlon, Col Joye, Danielle Spencer, Darryl Aberhart, Dave Sandbach, Dave Sandford, Debbie Byrne, Don Spencer, Doug Parkinson, Ernie Dingo, Floyd Vincent, Gillian Eastoe, Gillian Jones, Grace Knight, Graeme Connors, Greedy Smith, Gus O'Brien, James Gillard, Jamie Rigg, Jenny Morris, Jim Conway, Joan Sydney, Joanne Jackson, John Paul Young, John Spence, Jonathan Biggins, Kerrie Biddell, Ketaki Kishor Dongre, Kiri Uu, Lana Warner, Laurie Balmer, Leonora Jackson, Linda Kenny, Linda Marr, Linda Nagle, Lizzie Clear, Lori Vallins, Lucky Starr, Malcolm McCullum, Marc Hunter, Marcus Holden, Margret RoadKnight, Maria Fotiadis, Mark Williams, Maroochy Barambah, Mary Schneider, Melanie Saloman, Mesana Salata, Mic Conway, Mic Conway's Whoopee Band, Mick Layton, Mike Kennings, Moya Simpson, Nicholas Wareham, Normie Rowe, Peter Chambers, Peter Combe, Peter Kenny, Rami Var, Rhonda Burchmore, Rick Price, Robyn Archer, Robyne Dunn, Ross Higgins, Ruth Cracknell, Sabahattin Akdagcik, Sally Dodds, Sharon O'Neill, Shauna Jensen, Stuart Grant, Su Cruickshank, Sweet Atmosphere, Tamina Haider, Tania Bowra, Terry Hannagan, Terry Kaff, Terry Murray, The Moy Sisters, Tommy Emmanuel, Trinidad Calypso Band, Trish Goddard, Wendy Grose, Wendy Matthews and Zachiary Haider. A documentary on the production of the albums was released alongside it.[3]

Albums[edit]

Zzzero[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Going Home"Mark KnopflerTommy Emmanuel3:45
2."Mocking Bird/All the Pretty Little Horses"Inez Foxx, Charlie Foxx / TraditionalGillian Eastoe2:15
3."Maranoa Lullaby"H.O. Lethbridge, Arthur S. LoamMaroochy Barambah1:06
4."Ninna Nanna"TraditionalMoya Simpson1:28
5."Brahms' Lullaby"TraditionalPeter Kenny2:31
6."Golden Slumbers"John Lennon, Paul McCartneyRick Price & Wendy Matthews2:13
7."Indian Lullaby"TraditionalKetaki Kishor Dongre1:50
8."Forever Young"Bob DylanMarc Hunter4:44
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child"TraditionalMargret RoadKnight3:34
2."The Night Will Never Stay"Eleanor Farjeon, Graeme ConnorsGraeme Connors2:11
3."Greek Lullaby"TraditionalMaria Fotiadis1:47
4."Turn Around"Malvina Reynolds, Alan Greene, Harry BelafonteRuth Cracknell2:10
5."Grandma's Hands"Bill WithersJoanne Jackson2:54
6."God Bless the Child"Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.Marc Hunter4:33

One[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Never Smile at a Crocodile/Crocodile Rock"Frank Churchill, Jack Lawrence, Elton John, Bernie TaupinNormie Rowe3:54
2."A Quick Skip Before Dinner"Mitchell, Sharon O'NeillSharon O'Neill1:02
3."This Little Cow Eats Grass"TraditionalDave Sandford0:23
4."The High Skip/Andy Spandy"Andrew Bell, Eleanor FarjeonLizzie Clear & Lana Warner0:36
5."Li'l Liza Jane"TraditionalFloyd Vincent1:24
6."Bimbo/Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree"Rod Morris, Lew Brown, Charles Tobias, Sam H. SteptDon Spencer & Chantelle Ormandy2:04
7."Sea Shanty Medley[note 1]"TraditionalGraeme Connors, James Gillard, Marcus Holden & Peter Kenny4:46
8."Pigeons and Crows"TraditionalMelanie Saloman0:23
9."Rockin' Robin"Leon RenéThe Moy Sisters1:45
10."Hokey Pokey"TraditionalDave Sandford0:25
11."Tiffy Taffy"Michael Rosen, Andrew BellLizzie Clear & Lana Warner1:19
12."Chop Chop Chippity Chop"TraditionalTrish Goddard0:21
13."Baby Food"Robyn ArcherRobyn Archer2:39
14."Berceuse Pour Rêver"TraditionalJamie Rigg2:08
15."When You're Smiling"Larry Shay, Mark Fisher, Joe GoodwinGrace Knight1:44
16."Sunset"Tommy EmmanuelTommy Emmanuel2:30
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."This Old Man Comes Rolling Home"TraditionalTrish Goddard1:43
2."Jerry Hall"TraditionalJoan Sydney0:07
3."Tip Top"Andrew Bell, Michael RosenTrish Goddard0:13
4."Little Red Car"Ros Price, Graeme ConnorsGraeme Connors2:52
5."Baby's Drinking Song"Graeme ConnorsGraeme Connors0:24
6."Coots Eat Waterbeetles"John ManifoldChris Bailey0:17
7."Insallah"TraditionalSabahattin Akdağcık1:56
8."Pop Goes the Weasel"TraditionalTrish Goddard1:43
9."Kennebunk Port"Malvina ReynoldsAnne Kirkpatrick2:00
10."Gurrwayi, Gurrwayi, the Rainbird"Jenny Hunter Brown, Pat TorresErnie Dingo & Maroochy Barambah1:09
11."Banana"Lord Burgess, William AttawayAku Kadoga0:54
12."Babes in the Wood"TraditionalTania Bowra1:36
13."Gershwin Lullaby"TraditionalGraeme Connors1:55
14."Why Worry"Mark KnopflerJohn Spence4:15

Two[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Oodnadatta, Parramatta"Ronald Oliver BrierleyJim Conway1:23
2."Sand Between My Fingers"Ros Price, Sharon O'NeillSharon O'Neill1:30
3."Cat's Got the Measles"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-BrownTamina & Zachiary Haider0:19
4."The Witch"Michael DuganMelanie Saloman0:48
5."Family Treasures"Graeme Connors, Margaret MahyAnne Kirkpatrick1:15
6."See You Later, Alligator"Robert GuidryCol Joye2:38
7."I've Got an Itch"Jack Prelutsky, Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-BrownFloyd Vincent1:58
8."The Glowworm"Paul Lincke, Heinz Bolten-Backers, Johnny MercerJim Conway0:48
9."Sing a Song of Sixpence"TraditionalTania Bowra1:12
10."The Kangaroo"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-BrownMic Conway1:17
11."Squeezes"Brian Patten, Graeme ConnorsGillian Eastoe0:22
12."There Was a Crooked Man"TraditionalArmando Hurley1:51
13."The Guppy"Ogden NashJoan Sydney0:27
14."Ralphy Balfen"Grace KnightGrace Knight1:17
15."Five Little Monkeys"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-BrownFloyd Vincent1:36
16."Slowly, Slowly"TraditionalLeonora Jackson0:55
17."Three Fleas"Graeme ConnorsJames Gillard1:07
18."Heigh-Ho"Frank Churchill, Larry MoreyDarryl Aberhart & Andrew Can1:20
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Medley"
a. "I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles"
b. "Splish Splash"
c. "Singin' in the Bathtub"

a. John Kellette, Jaan Kenbrovin
b. Bobby Darin, Murray Kaufman
c. Herb Magidson, Ned Washington, Michael Cleary

a. Mic Conway
b. Col Joye
c. Mic Conway
4:00
2."Something's Drastic"Michael RosenMic Conway0:31
3."The Clever Rabbit"David Henry Souter, Graeme ConnorsAnne Kirkpatrick0:45
4."Where"Walter de la MareStuart Grant0:53
5."Beni Vi Tui"TraditionalAku Kadoga0:50
6."At the Codfish Ball"Lew Pollack, Sidney D. MitchellSu Cruickshank, Linda Nagle1:10
7."The Duck"Ogden NashJoan Sydney0:35
8."An Elephant Goes"TraditionalLinda Kelly & Graeme Connors1:17
9."I Sing the Song of Froggie Swimming"Graeme Connors, Morris LuriePeter Chambers2:22
10."I Put Out to Sea"Andrew Bell, Michael RosenBarry Leef0:50
11."I Wish I Was a Little Grub/Isn't It Funny"Jenny MorrisJenny Morris0:33
12."Mrs. Moon"Andrew Bell, Roger McGoughStuart Grant0:48
13."Coming Home (The Song of the Naturalist's Wife)"Donovan LeitchGraeme Connors2:20
14."Fascinating Rhythm"George Gershwin, Ira GershwinKerrie Biddell2:33

Three[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Hiccup"Gillian EastoeGillian Eastoe1:06
2."Tailpiece"Max FatchenDave Sandford0:13
3."Pick Me Up"Robyn ArcherRobyn Archer2:21
4."The Name Game"Shirley Ellis, Lincoln ChaseAku Kadoga1:28
5."Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too"Shel SilversteinTania Bowra2:18
6."Two Witches"Alexander ResnikoffMelanie Saloman0:31
7."Chickery Chick"Sidney Lippman, Sylvia DeeRoss Higgins & Jonathan Biggins1:58
8."Granny's Boot"Spike Milligan, Graeme ConnorsJoan Sydney1:00
9."Healthy Pig"Ros Price, Graeme ConnorsJames Gillard0:51
10."Jiribuga the Porcupine"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-Brown, Pat TorresErnie Dingo & Maroochy Barambah0:40
11."The Cow"TraditionalAku Kadoga0:54
12."The Worm"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-Brown, Pat TorresMic Conway0:38
13."The Woody Woodpecker Song"George Tibbles, Ramey IdrissRoss Higgins2:09
14."Kilkenny Cats"TraditionalGus O'Brien0:52
15."Pet Parade"Hoyt AxtonTerry Hannigan2:22
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."The Little Red Hen"Malvina ReynoldsDon Spencer2:09
2."Goodness Gracious"Gillian Eastoe / TraditionalGillian Eastoe1:25
3."Let's Twist Again"Kal Mann, Dave AppellGreedy Smith2:11
4."Josephine"JonesAku Kadoga0:54
5."Simon Says"Elliot ChiprutArmando Hurley2:49
6."Signals"Shel SilversteinDave Sandbach0:15
7."You Twiddle Your Thumbs"TraditionalStuart Grant, Dave Sandford & Andrew Bell1:11
8."When the Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along)"Harry M. WoodsMic Conway1:46
9."Multikertwigo"Spike Milligan, Graeme ConnorsJames Gillard0:34
10."Jiminy Cricket"Leigh Harline, Ned WashingtonRoss Higgins2:07
11."Ow Sut Mohowri"TraditionalRami Var1:29
12."Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)"Lord Burgess, William AttawayArmando Hurley2:58

Four[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Ananacy the Spiderman"YoungArmando Hurley2:22
2."Happy Talk"Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein IIGrace Knight1:56
3."Dr. Knickerbocker"TraditionalAku Kadoga3:00
4."Louder Than a Thunder Clap"Jack PrelutskyMic Conway1:25
5."Forty Performing Bananas"Graeme Connors, Jack PrelutskyMick Layton1:17
6."The Owl and the Pussycat"Edward Lear, Graeme ConnorsMick Layton2:50
7."Goosey Goosey Gander"TraditionalRobyn Archer & Mic Conway0:21
8."Trn Da Ti Eh"TraditionalMesana Salata1:20
9."Windy Nights"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-Brown, Robert Louis StevensonRobyne Dunn2:45
10."High Hopes"Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van HeusenDebra Byrne2:46
11."Muddly Muddly"Joy CowleyJenny Morris, Joan Sydney & Gillian Jones0:56
12."The Purple People Eater"Sheb WooleyBarry Leef2:14
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Nursery Rhyme Rap"Mark WeeksArmando Hurley2:15
2."Digital Watch / Hickory Dickory"Michael Rosen, TraditionalLeonora Jackson0:26
3."Wimoweh"Paul Campbell, Solomon LindaTerry Kaff3:07
4."The Ships"James K. Baxter, Louis McManusJohn Paul Young1:53
5."Nightening"Michael DuganMelanie Saloman0:11
6."Greedy Dog"James Hurley, Mark McDuffTania Bowra1:46
7."Jollity Farm"Leslie SaronyMic Conway's Whoopee Band2:45
8."The Umbrella Man"James Cavanaugh, Larry Stock, Vincent RoseRoss Higgins2:13
9."Frosty the Snowman"Walter Rollins, Steve NelsonLori Vallins2:11
10."Let 'Em In"Paul McCartneyMark Williams3:58

Five[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Emma Hackett's Newsbook"Allan Ahlberg, Graeme ConnorsShauna Jensen0:30
2."Fish Fingers"Max FatchenDave Sandford0:13
3."Running Bear"J.P. RichardsonAnne Kirkpatrick2:54
4."If Pigs Could Fly"Graeme Connors, James ReevesSally Dodds2:30
5."My Brain"Robyn ArcherRobyn Archer2:48
6."Happy Birthday Dear Dragon"Jack PrelutskyJoan Sydney1:48
7."Sneezes"Grace KnightGrace Knight1:00
8."Ooby Dooby"Dick Penner, Wade Lee MooreJohn Spence2:18
9."Alice Song"Andrew BellStuart Grant1:37
10."Hermano Chay"TraditionalLinda Marr2:01
11."Juba"TraditionalAku Kadoga1:05
12."The Peanut"Graeme ConnorsAnne Kirkpatrick0:48
13."Heart of the Country"Paul McCartney, Linda McCartneyGillian Eastoe2:34
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Court of King Caractacus"Rolf HarrisTerry Hannagan2:09
2."Bushrangers"Floyd Vincent, Isobel Kendall Bowden, Jenny Hunter-BrownTania Bowra & Robyne Dunn1:42
3."The Skye Boat Song"Harold BoultonWendy Matthews3:50
4."Beep Beep"Carl Cicchetti, Donald ClapsSweet Atmosphere3:00
5."Heads or Tails"Graeme Connors, Kit WrightMike Kennings1:28
6."There is a Thing"Jack PrelutskyChris Bailey0:59
7."Seventy-Six Trombones"Meredith WillsonBarry Crocker1:27
8."With His Mouth Full of Food"Shel SilversteinChris Bailey1:25
9."The Trouble with My Brother"Brian Patten, Graeme ConnorsMike Kennings2:11
10."Viru Polka"TraditionalKiru Uu2:30
11."I Know Someone"Graeme Connors, Michael RosenChristopher Patlon1:36
12."You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd"Roger MillerTerry Hannagan2:04
13."The Bogeyman"Jack PrelutskyStuart Grant1:47

Six[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Cat's Got Fleas"R & M MartinFloyd Vincent2:34
2."Dead Skunk"Loudon Wainwright IIIGillian Eastoe2:52
3."Ghost Riders in the Sky"Stan JonesMary Schneider2:05
4."The Sound of the Wind"Andrew Bell, Christina RossettiWendy Matthews1:25
5."Michael Built a Bicycle"Graeme Connors, Jack PrelutskyJames Gillard1:48
6."The Walk"Colin TimmsArmando Hurley1:10
7."Ode to an Extinct Dinosaur"Doug MacLeod, Robyne DunnRobyne Dunn1:12
8."Thingth I Thay"Peter CombePeter Combe3:26
9."A Little Soulful Tune"Taj MahalAku Kadoga0:38
10."Ubangi Stomp"Earl BosticBarry Leef1:57
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Papa Oom Mow Mow"Carl White, Al Frazier, Sonny Harris, Turner Wilson Jr.Jenny Morris2:45
2."Don't"Colin Timms, Michael RosenAngela Webber & Adam Bowen0:52
3."Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour?"Marty Bloom, Ernest Breuer, Billy RoseMic Conway's Whoopee Band2:18
4."Back Seat Tragedy"Robyn ArcherRobyn Archer2:17
5."Abre Kako"TraditionalMesana Selata2:04
6."Up and Down"Graeme Connors, Sally Farrell OdgersPete Chambers, Mick Layton, Sally Dodds & Wendy Grose3:50
7."Bird Eats Fruit"Graeme Connors, Ros PriceTania Bowra2:50
8."Limbo Rock"Jon Sheldon, Billy StrangeTrinidad Calypso Band2:34

Seven[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Super Computer"Allan Caswell, Don SpencerDon Spencer2:22
2."Feeding the Family"Brian Patten, Colin TimmsChris Bailey & Gillian Eastoe1:12
3."Life on Mars"Colin Timms, Roger McGoughMelanie Saloman1:02
4."Monster Mash"Bobby Pickett, Leonard L. CapizziRoss Higgins3:51
5."My Dad Snores"John WilliamsonAnne Kirkpatrick2:35
6."Feelin' Groovy"Paul SimonTania Bowra1:44
7."When You're Eating"Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-BrownErnie Dingo0:33
8."Great Expectations"Graeme Connors, Robin KleinGillian Eastoe & Shauna Jensen2:37
9."Eagle Rock"Ross WilsonBarry Leef3:41
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Mean Old Mean Hyena"Graeme Connors, Jack PrelutskyJames Gillard2:05
2."Backwards Bill"Shel SilversteinAku Kadoga1:27
3."Island in the Sun"Harry Belafonte, Lord BurgessArmando Hurley2:45
4."Tobiyo"TraditionalMesana Salata1:39
5."Limericks"
a. "There Was an Old Man"
b. "One Summer at Tea"
c. "A Sea Serpent"
d. "There Was a Fat Lady"
Floyd Vincent, Jenny Hunter-BrownChris Bailey1:42
6."Flabbergaster"Colin Timms, Doug MacLeodAdam Bowen0:27
7."Friendship"Cole PorterNicholas Wareham & Danielle Spencer1:57
8."I've Been Everywhere"Geoff MackLucky Starr2:15
9."An Ant's Eye View"Graeme ConnorsGraeme Connors2:33
10."Gimme Dat Ding"Albert Hammond, Mike HazlewoodMic Conway's Whoopee Band2:19

Eight[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Girls Just Want to Have Fun"Robert HazardGrace Knight3:07
2."Piggies Anthem"R & M MartinRhonda Burchmore2:20
3."Transfusion"Jimmy DrakeSweet Atmosphere2:31
4."Down on the Corner"John FogertyMalcolm McCullum, Chris Lloyd, Armando Hurley & Jamie Rigg2:40
5."There's a Monkey Sitting in the Family Tree"Graeme ConnorsGraeme Connors2:10
6."Working Bee"Tania BowraTania Bowra2:52
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Apeman"Ray DaviesBarry Leef4:00
2."Galaxy Song"Eric Idle, John Du PrezJonathon Biggins2:40
3."I'm in a Rotten Mood"Graeme Connors, Jack PrelutskyLaurie Balmer0:54
4."Listen to the Wind"Graeme ConnorsGrace Knight3:34
5."Stomi Omilelo Malo"TraditionalCelia White, Jarni Birmingham, Jenny Dornan, Linda Dawson & Moya Simpson0:58
6."The Magpies"Denis Glover, Graeme ConnorsGraeme Connors3:22
7."Sun Arise"Rolf Harris, Harry ButlerDarryl Aberhart3:20

Nine[edit]

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Water for the Flowers"Alan Mansfield, Sharon O'NeillSharon O'Neill3:20
2."Cost of Living"Chris HarriottDarryl Aberhart2:17
3."Three Little Birds"Bob MarleyArmando Hurley3:06
4."Horror Movie"Greg MacainshGillian Eastoe3:55
5."Swimming Song"Loudon Wainwright IIIAnne Kirkpatrick2:26
6."Ballet Dancing Boffer Boys"Doug MacLeodTerry Murray1:17
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Old Time Rock and Roll"George Jackson, Thomas E. Jones IIINormie Rowe2:48
2."Jeremiah Peabody's..."Ray StevensDoug Parkinson2:51
3."Gitarzan"Ray Stevens, Bill EveretteTerry Hannagan3:27
4."Money Moans"Graeme Connors, Peter Kenny, Roger McGoughLori Vallins2:27
5."You Can Get It If You Really Want"Jimmy CliffArmando Hurley3:01

Zzzero – Nine Sampler[edit]

This was the promo album for the series containing songs from each album

Side A
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Water for the Flowers"Alan Mansfield, Sharon O'NeillSharon O'Neill3:20
2."Down on the Corner"John FogertyMalcolm McCullum, Chris Lloyd, Armando Hurley & Jamie Rigg2:40
3."Granny’s Boot"Spike Milligan, Graeme ConnorsJoan Sydney1:00
4."Happy Talk"Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein IIGrace Knight1:56
5."The Ships"James K. Baxter, Louis McManusJohn Paul Young1:53
6."Going Home"Mark KnopflerTommy Emmanuel3:45
7."God Bless The Child"Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.Marc Hunter4:33
8."Papa Oom Mow Mow"Carl White, Al Frazier, Sonny Harris, Turner Wilson Jr.Jenny Morris2:45
Side B
No.TitleWriter(s)ArtistLength
1."Monster Mash"Bobby Pickett, Leonard L. CapizziRoss Higgins3:51
2."The Peanut"Graeme ConnorsAnne Kirkpatrick0:48
3."Pick Me Up"Robyn ArcherRobyn Archer2:21
4."Never Smile at a Crocodile/Crocodile Rock"Frank Churchill, Jack Lawrence, Elton John, Bernie TaupinNormie Rowe3:54
5."With His Mouth Full Of Food"Shel SilversteinChris Bailey1:25
6."Let’s Twist Again"Kal Mann, Dave AppellGreedy Smith2:11
7."Skye Boat Song"Harold BoultonWendy Matthews3:50
8."Splish Splash"Bobby Darin, Murray KaufmanCol Joye2:07

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The songs in this medley are Here Is The Sea, What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor, Dance To Your Daddy, Donkey Riding, Blow The Man Down & Here Is The Sea (Reprise). Not listed in notes of album

References[edit]