| Big Red Car (album)
Dance Party (USA title)
February 20, 1995
September 1994 - January 1995
Yummy Yummy (1994)
Wake Up Jeff ! (1996)
"Big Red Car" (titled "Dance Party" in North America) is the 5th Wiggles album, released on February 20, 1995. It won the 1995 ARIA Music Award for Best Children's Album. The accompanying and the a video was a released on the September 11, 1995.
The album was re-issued in 2006 as Here Comes the Big Red Car, with some tracks removed or replaced with new recordings, and new ones added.
1. Wags The Dog 2.42 J.Field, M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 2. Henry's Dance 1.51 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 3. Five Little Joeys 1.48 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 4. Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?) 1.34 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 5. Di Dicki Do Dum 1:.33 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 6. Cows 0.20 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 7. I'm A Cow 0:31 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 8. Bouncing Ball 0.13 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 9. Brown Girl In The Ring 1.35 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J. Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 10. Dorothy's Dance Party 2.15 J.Field 11. The Four Presents 2.39 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 12. My Holiday At The Beach 0.10 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 13. On Your Holiday 1.33 M.Perry 14. Teddy Bear Hug 1.55 Raffi, Simpson 15. Big Red Car 1.49 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 16. My Hat 0.08 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 17. Hat On My Head 1.11 J.Field, A.Field 18. Here We Go Dorothy 2.41 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 19. Do The Flap 2.26 J.Field, T.Henry, M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 20. Pufferbillies 0.40 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 21. Joanie 0.47 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 22. Nicky Nacky Nocky Noo 2.12 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 23. My New Shoes 0.42 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 24. I Am A Dancer 0.58 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 25. Look At Baby 0.09 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 26. Georgia's Song 0.43 M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page 27. Sanctissima 0.45 Trad. Arr. M.Cook, J.Fatt, A.Field, G.Page
- THE WIGGLES ARE:
and Greg Page
- Murray Cook: Bass, guitar,
vocals & vibraslap
- Jeff Fatt: Piano, Lowrey
Colour Glow Organ, lead vocal
on 'I'm a Cow', backing vocals
- Anthony Field: Acoustic
guitar, vocals, vibraslap co-cordinator
- Greg Page: Lead vocals,
Hammond B-3 & vibraslap
- Terry Murray: An assortment of
great guitar work throughout the
album (Thanks Terry!)
- Tony Henry: Drums on 'Brown
Girl in the Ring', 'Big Red Car', 'Five
Little Joeys' and 'Can You Point You...'
- Andrew Bignall: Drums on
'Wags The Dog' 'Henry's Dance',
'Hat on My Head', 'Do the Flap' &
'Teddy Bear Hug'
- Greg Truman: Backing vocals on 'Wags The Dog', 'Henry's
Dance', 'The Flap', 'Hat on my Head'
& 'Teddy Bear Hug'
- Gerry Brady: Backing vocals on
'The Four Presents' & guitar on
- Emma Buter: Character Voice
- John Field: Sequencing & guitar
on 'Dorothy's Dance Party'
- Produced by The Wiggles
- Engineered by Aaron Ruig,
Rob Perez and The Wiggles.
- Recorded at Tracking Station Recording
Studios, Struggle Street
Studios and Bellevue Hill, Sydney
- Mastered by William Bowden
at Festival Studios
- Art & Design by Deborah Parry Graphics
- Photography by Gary Johnston
- THANKS TO:
John Spence, Sally Maybloom, Meryl
Gross, Nikki, Libby, Terri & all at ABC Music,
Diana, Jacqui, John Anderson & all at
EMI Music, Rex Barry & all at EMI
Records, Greg Truman (The Voice), Our
esteemed crew - John Field (the cook) &
Peter Mackie, Emma Buter, Sue McAuley,
Vanessa Fallon-Rohanna, Jacqueline Field,
Matthew Perry, Nursing Mothers Association,
Playgroup Association; Kids Promotions, Chris
John, Tim Shaw, Perry Como, Tony Hatch, Jackie
Trent & John Hawkesworth - thanks for your
encouragement, Wayne Covell, Michelle & Blaine, Meg
& Baby Georgia, Our Parents & families and all the little
people & their families.
- Some of these songs were originally recorded way before this album was released. You can tell this because they were used in Yummy Yummy.
- The original recording of "Can You Point Your Fingers and Do the Twist?", which appears on this album, is in D major. Later recordings are in E major.
- Some songs from this Album are Based on Cockroaches songs like Big Red Car is based on (I'll Come Running Back), Do the Flap is based on (You Got the Drop).
- This album marks the first appearance of Wags the Dog.
- On the song credits of Wags the Dog, John Field's name is listed first before The Wiggles'. Hat on My Head also listed John's name first before Anthony's whereas it was listed first on Do the Flap before Tony Henry and The Wiggles.
- The album title was written lower-case while the word The Wiggles Are and Additional Musicians we're written upper-case.
- The songs On Your Holiday and Teddy Bear Hug, songs 13 and 14 on the Australian release of Big Red Car, are not on the American release, Dance Party
Australia - February 20, 1995
United States - April 3, 2001 (Lyrick Studios), June 24, 2003 (HiT Ent./Koch Records)