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[[Image:Barbie and the Rockers Onstage.bmp|right]]Barbara Millicent Rogers, aka Mattel's famous Barbie doll, ventured into the rock music game as [[Barbie and the Rockers]] when under fire from [[Jem and the Holograms]], but Barbie had a recording career far before that 1987 outing.  
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[[Image:Barbie_Barbie_Sings.png|left]]Barbara Millicent Rogers, aka Mattel's famous Barbie doll, ventured into the rock music game as [[Barbie and the Rockers]] when under fire from [[Jem and the Holograms]], but Barbie had a recording career far before that 1987 outing.  
  
She appears as a nightclub singer (with Ken at piano) in the "[http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=33888 Barbie the Nightclub Singer]" story of Dell comic book ''Barbie and Ken'' #2 (August-October 1962).
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A doll of many careers, her first time as a singer was a set of three 45 rpm records with a booklet titled ''Barbie Sings!'', released in 1961. Perhaps as a tie-in, she appeared as a nightclub singer (with Ken at piano) in the "[http://comicbookplus.com/?dlid=33888 Barbie the Nightclub Singer]" story of the Dell comic book ''Barbie and Ken'' #2 (August-October 1962).
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In the early 1990s, a "Rappin' Rockin' Barbie" was released, along with a boom box that played "a real rap sound," according to the cringeworthy commercial.
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Many albums followed sporadically, with a strangely prolific burst of releases in the early 1980s.
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In the early 1990s, a "Rappin' Rockin' Barbie" doll was released, with a boom box that played "a real rap sound," according to the now cringe-worthy commercial.
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==Barbie Discography (incomplete)==
 
==Barbie Discography (incomplete)==
*''Barbie Sings!'' (Mattel, set of 3 45rpm records with booklet ) 1961
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*''Barbie Sings!'' (Mattel, set of three 45 rpm records with booklet) 1961
 
*''A Happy Barbie Birthday'' (Columbia #105163) 1965
 
*''A Happy Barbie Birthday'' (Columbia #105163) 1965
 
*"[http://www.discogs.com/Barbie-Im-Happy-Im-Barbie/release/3642723 I'm Happy I'm Barbie]" (Mattel, 45 rpm single) 1970
 
*"[http://www.discogs.com/Barbie-Im-Happy-Im-Barbie/release/3642723 I'm Happy I'm Barbie]" (Mattel, 45 rpm single) 1970
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Ken]]
 
*[[Ken]]
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*[[Barbie and the Rockers]]
 
*[[Ryan]]
 
*[[Ryan]]
  
[[Category:Toys]]
 
 
[[Category:1961]]
 
[[Category:1961]]
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[[Category:Albums]]
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[[Category:Toys]]
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[[Category:Fictional singers]]

Revision as of 06:59, 7 January 2020

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Barbara Millicent Rogers, aka Mattel's famous Barbie doll, ventured into the rock music game as Barbie and the Rockers when under fire from Jem and the Holograms, but Barbie had a recording career far before that 1987 outing.

A doll of many careers, her first time as a singer was a set of three 45 rpm records with a booklet titled Barbie Sings!, released in 1961. Perhaps as a tie-in, she appeared as a nightclub singer (with Ken at piano) in the "Barbie the Nightclub Singer" story of the Dell comic book Barbie and Ken #2 (August-October 1962).

Barbie and the Rockers Onstage.bmp

Many albums followed sporadically, with a strangely prolific burst of releases in the early 1980s.

In the early 1990s, a "Rappin' Rockin' Barbie" doll was released, with a boom box that played "a real rap sound," according to the now cringe-worthy commercial.

Barbie Discography (incomplete)

  • Barbie Sings! (Mattel, set of three 45 rpm records with booklet) 1961
  • A Happy Barbie Birthday (Columbia #105163) 1965
  • "I'm Happy I'm Barbie" (Mattel, 45 rpm single) 1970
  • "Fly, Children, Fly" (Mattel, 45 rpm single, included with the Barbie "Fashion 'n Sounds" playsets) 1970
  • "A Little Bit Of That Sky" by Ken (Mattel, 45 rpm single, included with the "Live Action Ken On Stage" playset) 1970
  • "Rapping in Rhythm" (Mattel, 45 rpm single, included with the Barbie 'Groovin' Gauchos' outfit, no.1057) 1971
  • Barbie and Her Friends (Kid Stuff Records KPD 6003 LP) 1981
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  • Barbie Christmas Album (Kid Stuff Records KSS 5009 LP) 1981
  • Country Favorites (Kid Stuff Records KSS 5008 LP) 1981
  • Barbie Dance Party (Kid Stuff Records KSS 5010) 1981
  • Barbie Birthday Album (Kid Stuff Records KSS-5011)1981
  • Looking Good, Feeling Great (Kid Stuff Records 1016 LP) 1982
  • Barbie Sing-along (Kid Stuff Records KSS 5019, 6 song EP) 1982
  • The Look (Rincon Recordings ‎– R2 70797, LP) 1990
  • Think Pink, as Barbie, Christie and Teresa. (Sony Wonder 63489) 1998


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