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BallaBallaBambina

The earlier version from "Toot Toot!"

"Balla Balla Bambina" is a song for asking a little girl to dance but not just the little girl in the song but everybody dance to Balla Balla Bambina.

Song Credits

Toot Toot!

Party Song and Activity Book

  • Words & Music by Alfonso Rinaldi
  • © 1998 Wiggly Tunes Pty. Ltd.
  • Musical Arrangements: The Wiggles, Dominic Lindsay

Dorothy the Dinosaur

Dorothy the Dinosaur's Memory Book

  • Alfonso Rinaldi
    (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Music Produced and Arranged By: Anthony Field with Dominic Lindsay
  • Recorded at Hot Potato Studios
  • Vocals: Rachel Beck,
    Carolyn Ferrie
  • Flugelhorn: Dominic Lindsay
  • Bouzouki: George Tseros
  • Violin: Maria Lindsay
  • Viola: Angela Lindsay
  • Cello: Margaret Lindsay, Alex Keller
  • Double Bass: John O'Grady
  • Recorded by Craig Abercrombie
  • Mixed by Alex Keller
  • Mastered by Robin Gist

Surfer Jeff

Rock & Roll Preschool

  • Alfonso Rinaldi
    (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Main Vocals: Lachlan Gillespie,
    Simon Pryce, Emma Watkins
  • Guitars/Mandolin: Anthony Field
  • Piano: Lachlan Gillespie
  • Drums/Percussion: Jae Nelson
  • Bass: Alex Keller
  • Accordion: Nicolino Di Sipo
  • Music Produced by
    Anthony Field
  • Music Recorded at
    Hot Potato Studios, Sydney
  • Music Recorded & Mixed by
    Alex Keller
  • Mastered by
    Don Bartley

Emma!

  • Alfonso Rinaldi
    (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Music Produced by
    Anthony Field
  • Music Recorded at
    Hot Potato Studios, Sydney
  • Music Recorded & Mixed by
    Alex Keller
  • Mastered at
    Don Bartley
  • Vocals:
    Emma Watkins
  • Musicians:
    Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie,
    Alex Keller,
    Emma Watkins

Transcript

Anthony: The words "Balla, Balla, Bambina" are asking of a little girl in the song to dance. Now we'd like not just Amy to dance, but everybody. Or in Italian: Nuato Tuti!

Lyrics

Balla balla o balla bambina                                        Balla balla fina mattina                                          Balla balla o balla piccina                                         Balla balla e non ti fermar

Sette stelle alla mattina                                          Balla pure con tua cugina                                         Balla balla o balla bambina                                         Balla balla e non ti fermar

Balla balla o balla bambina                                        Balla balla fina mattina                                          Balla balla o balla piccina                                         Balla balla e non ti fermar

Balla balla o balla bambina                                        Balla balla fina mattina                                          Balla balla o balla piccina                                         Balla balla e non ti fermar

L’atro giomo mi sono svegliato                                         E ti ho chiesto cosa puoi far                                        L’atro giomo mi sono svegliato                                         Tu mi hai detto andiamo ballar

Balla balla o balla bambina                                        Balla balla fina mattina                                          Balla balla o balla piccina                                         Balla balla e non ti fermar

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Trivia

  • Simon sings this song in two versions. One in Surfer Jeff as Gino the Genie and the other in Rock & Roll Preschool as the red Wiggle.
  • The version in Rock & Roll Preschool is sung with soft dynamics.
  • The album booklet for Toot Toot has different lyrics
  • Jeff Fatt is not credited for playing the keyboards for the 1998 version.
  • The 1998 and 2012 versions play in G, The 2007 version plays in D and the 2008 and 2015 versions play in C.