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"Do The Flap" is a song from Big Red Car about doing a flap dance. It was adapted from The Cockroaches song: You Got the Drop.

Origins

Music

  • Rock

Songwriting

The Wiggles thought of a dance of how to do the flap so they asked John Field to adapt the lyrics of You Got the Drop.

Adaptation

The Wiggles adapted this song from You Got the Drop.

Production

Songwriting

Jeff, Anthony, John & Tony wrote the music and Murray, Jeff, Anthony, Greg & John wrote the lyrics.

Recording

Andrew Bignell plays the drums in this song while Greg Truman provides the backing vocals. Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, and Anthony Field also provide the character voices, including Dorothy the Dinosaur, Henry the Octopus and Captain Feathersword.

Song Credits

  • Music: Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, John Field, Tony Henry
  • Lyrics: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, John Field
  • Arrangement: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, John Field, Tony Henry
  • Original Idea: Greg Page
  • Music Adaptation: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Lyrics Adaptation: ?
  • Publisher: EMI Music Publishing
  • Copyright: Control

Musicians

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Backing Vocals - Jeff Fatt, Greg Truman
  • Character Voices - Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field
  • Bass - Murray Cook
  • Electric Guitar - Terry Murray
  • Drums - Andrew Bignell
  • Organ/Keyboard Trumpet - Jeff Fatt

Listen

19 Do the Flap

Lyrics

Greg: Here's a dance called the flap. Let's do it together. Here we go.

(singing) First you put your hands up

Then you put them down

You put them up again

And you shake them all around.

Let's go high (High)

Let's go low (Low)

And guess what?

Everybody: What?

Greg: We're doing the flap now

We're doing the

Everybody: F L A P

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap now

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap now

Greg: You put your hands up

Then you put them down

You put them up again

And you turn all around.

Let's go high (High)

Let's go low (Low)

And guess what?

Everybody: What?

Greg: We're doing the flap now

We're doing the

Everybody: F L A P

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap now

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap now

Greg: Oh, Dorothy?

Dorothy: Yes?

Greg: Are you flapping over there?

Dorothy: Flapping good.

Greg: How about you, Henry the Octopus? Are you having a flap, too?

Henry: Oh, I can't stop flapping. Oh!

Greg: Uh, Captain Feathersword, are you flapping over there?

Captain Feathersword: Ho-ho, I'm flapping me heartie.

Greg: Alright, let's all flap. The Wiggles are doing the flap, too. How about you?

Everybody: F L A P

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap now

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: We're doing the flap

Everybody: Doing the flap

Greg: Let's roll our arms up now

Till we roll them down.

Roll them to the side

Then roll them all around.

You roll high (High)

You roll low (Low)

Then guess what?

Everybody: What?

Greg: We're doing the flap now

We're doing the

Everybody: F L A P

Greg: We've done the flap.

Appearances

Video Performances

Album Tracks

Trivia

  • Drummer Andrew Bignell recorded two snare drum tracks. One is heard on the left channel while the other is on the right channel.
  • The song was written in 1995.

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