I'll bet Susan's guess of Fred Small is correct. I'm not sure if I like the song, but I posted it here (click).
Thread #26625 Message #321276
Posted By: Joe Offer
17-Oct-00 - 06:44 PM
Thread Name: I need a hug
Subject: ADD: The Hug Song - Fred Small
Maybe this will help, Hollowfox. I copied from here (click).
The Hug Song
I want a hug when we say hello
I want a hug when it's time to go
I want a hug 'cause I want you to konw
I'm awfully fond of you.
I want a hug--what a wonderful feeling
I want a hug--to feel you squeezing
I want a hug--it certainly seems like
The natural thing to do!
When I was a little bitty baby child, my momma used to hold me tight
My daddy used to come and pick me up when I got scared at night
The years have passed, I've grown so fast, and mostly I feel strong
But timid or bold, I'm never too old to sing this cozy song.
Now some folks don't like hugging--they think they're too tough
I bet they'd be a whole lot friendlier if they were just hugged enough
When you hug the ones who love you, an amazing thing you learn
When you give a hug, you just can't help but get one in return!
Sometimes grownups are grouchy and they put the blame on you
Sometimes you make just a little mistake though you did the best you could do
Sometimes love is everywhere and it's a beautiful day
And every time is the perfect time to open your arms and say:
©1981, Pine Barrens Music BMI
Somebody reminded me that this is the children's version of this song. Murray posted the adult version here (click).
-Joe Offer, July, 2003-