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We are buried -- You'll see that come back from -- -- he has sold six.
-- million records and he's written a thousand different songs songs like calendar girl and breaking up is hard to do.
And now he and his family are writing children's books and songs to help kids read and appreciate music.
My very favorite Nielsen Jack is back with -- thank -- -- also.
You've got a.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You had done a series.
Of songs that were from -- old -- but -- re written the word junior's son mark.
And they were all about children.
And that album.
Went to number one on Amazon it was exciting thanks to you -- your program -- thanks to you and a great saw everybody loved it.
Well thank you and now you've turned it into a book.
Yes it dinosaur -- and it's a family affair and my son mark subject the wrote the book.
-- -- he's with us today and his wife Samantha -- delighted to have you guys here and my three grandchildren are singing on the CG I never thought I'd be singing with migrant -- It's not become.
It's a wonderful thing for a little toddlers to learn how to read because -- -- that.
Illustration by Tim powers they read the words and they hear the music as a three -- CD.
Well we're gonna bring him out in just a little bit but before we do.
One of the things that that I've loved about your music you have been able to do music that -- spanned generations.
You have a favorite.
Will there is the the miracle song.
It was a comeback song for me after being off the charts for about fifteen years they'll John was setting a record company.
And I have an album -- -- his back.
And he got behind it we had left -- in the rain in play a little bit of a forest through.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- It sounds to me gain -- you.
Went -- and then ran low whistled into the skin.
I see is -- she is.
-- -- -- Loans and and okay.
-- Serve in the rain.
Well in hand in hand with -- line.
There -- day.
And that happy lane and CNN -- Let me Paul K that's yeah.
-- I love it.
A lot of your songs but -- wanted to own particular.
That is my favorite and I listen to it very regularly.
On my own iPod -- it's the second version of breaking up is hard to do the first version was wonderful.
You know kind of the sixties.
Rock type version that you did a beautiful slow dance ballot of that in the seventies.
That I think.
Is my signature favorite of -- -- thank you I.
Think I'm the only artist to his record and his song twice.
In two different temple is first of Iraq enrolled -- and fifteen years later as a slow -- we had number one both times.
To humor me Neil just humor me and a little break it was hard to tell me that's -- only -- -- had time that's room.
Girls there's just -- Lipton.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Waves on the.
Rake -- up this time and -- -- And -- Well how we gonna bring.
You're very special backup singers today he got Amanda and Charlotte your granddaughters the twins and Michael come on out here guys and but up here and say hello it's.
We're so glad to have them.
And when we come back we're going to have Amanda and Charlotte and Michael join their grandfather -- -- a for a very incredible.
Of their brand new song you're gonna love this I promise we'll be right back -- it out.
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