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John William Field
JohnWilliamField

Born

May 15, 1962

Birth Name

John William Michael Field

Years Active

1979 - Present

"John William Field" (b. 15 May, 1962) is an Australian composer/songwriter who has written a large number of songs for the internationally acclaimed Australian children's performers, The Wiggles. He is the older brother of Anthony Field, the Blue Wiggle.

He has worked with The Wiggles since 1993 around the early days. He is married to Jacqueline Fallon and they had 4 children.

Prior to writing for The Wiggles, John was a member of the Australian rock band, The Cockroaches, alongside his brothers Paul, Anthony and another future Wiggle, Jeff Fatt. In 1992, John was a member of The Honeymen. The pair released two singles 'Felt Like A Kiss' and 'Motorbike Of Love'. John has been in other live bands including The Alligators and The Oomph. His current outfit, The John Field Band is highly sought-after for parties and corporate functions. The John Field Band has released two albums, a self-titled debut, and a follow-up, "Night Will Fall", in December 2007.

Field wrote and produced the musical Evie and the Birdman, which originally starred Sam Moran, who was to replace Greg Page as the Yellow Wiggle upon Page's retirement in 2006. He is currently in the process of creating another musical theatre production, Who Loves Me?

John has also written commercial jingles, including one for Parklea Markets. He has a degree in Education. He is married to Jacqueline Fallon and has four children. He resides in Sydney, Australia.

In May 2008, John was diagnosed as suffering from Dupuytrens Contracture. He is currently seeking treatment.

Original Songs Written for The Cockroaches & The Wiggles

The Wiggles (1991)

  • Spot the Dalmatian

Here Comes a Song (1992)

  • The Dreaming Song

Yummy Yummy (1994)

  • Hot Potato
  • The Monkey Dance
  • D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favourite Dinosaur)

Big Red Car (1995)

  • Wags the Dog
  • Dorothy's Dance Party
  • Hat on my Head

Wake Up Jeff! (1996)

  • Henry's Underwater Big Band
  • Bing Bang Bong (That's A Pirate Song)
  • Wave to Wags

Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas (1996)

  • Have a Very Merry Christmas
  • Go Santa Go
  • Unto Us, This Holy Night

The Wiggles Movie (1997)

  • Boom Boom
  • Mrs. Bingles' Theme
  • Tap Wags
  • Ballerina, Ballerina
  • Ooh It's Captain Feathersword

It's a Wiggly, Wiggly World (2000)

  • Hey, Hey, Hey We're All Pirate Dancing
  • Blow Me Down
  • Let's Go (We're Driving in the Big Red Car)

Hoop-Dee-Doo! It's a Wiggly Party (2001)

  • Wiggly Party
  • Move Like An Emu
  • Fun on the Farm

Sailing Around the World (2005)

  • Sailing Around the World
  • Hula Hula Hula (Nothing Could Be Cooler!)
  • San Francisco Trolley Car

CD Production History

Songwriter

Musician

Song Credits

The Wiggles

  • Get Ready to Wiggle - Composition (w/Anthony Field)
  • Dorothy The Dinosaur - Composition
  • Spot the Dalmatian - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Anthony Field)

Here Comes A Song

  • The Dreaming Song - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Anthony Field)

Yummy Yummy

  • Hot Potato - Composition
  • D.O.R.O.T.H.Y. (My Favourite Dinosaur) - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page)
  • The Monkey Dance - Composition & Lyrics

Big Red Car

  • Wags The Dog - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page)
  • Dorothy's Dance Party - Composition, Arrangement, Lyrics, Sequencing & Guitar
  • Hat on My Head - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Anthony Field)
  • Do The Flap - Composition (w/Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Tony Henry)

Wake Up Jeff!

  • Henry's Underwater Big Band - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics
  • Bing Bang Bong (That's A Pirate Song) - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page)
  • Wave to Wags - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page)

Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas

  • Have a Very Merry Christmas - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics
  • Go Santa Go - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics
  • Unto Us, This Holy Night - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics

The Wiggles Movie

  • Boom Boom - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics
  • Mrs. Bingles' Theme - Composition & Arrangement
  • Tap Wags - Composition & Arrangement
  • Ballerina, Ballerina - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics
  • Ooh It's Captain Feathersword - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics

The Dorothy the Dinosaur and Friends Video

  • Wiggly Get Up Medley - Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page)

The Wiggly Big Show

  • Wiggly Christmas Medley - Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Jose Feliciano)

Sailing Around the World (CD)

  • Sailing Around the World - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • Hula Hula Hula (Nothing Could Be Cooler!) - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • San Francisco Trolley Car - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • Agapame Tin Athena (We Love Athens) - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • Elbow to Elbow - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Steve Blau, Dominic Lindsay)
  • London Town - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • Goldfish - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay, Paul Paddick)
  • Mop Mop - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • Brisbane - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)
  • The Captain's Wavy Walk - Composition, Arrangement & Lyrics (w/Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Dominic Lindsay)

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