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"Johnny Works With One Hammer" is a classic kids song they did on the first Wiggles album from 1991. Three years later, they changed the song to Joannie Works With One Hammer which has a different name that is a girl, also with slightly different music. The last line of the song went from "Then he goes on strike" to "Then she goes to sleep."

Origins

Music

  • Children

Songwriting

Whenever the song goes with a number of hammer, we use our hands, feet, and our head.

Adaptation to Joannie

The Wiggles later did an adaptation of this song about a girl named Joannie.

Production

Songwriting

The Wiggles arranged the music for this song.

Recording

Greg provides the lead vocals and Murray, Anthony, and Phillip provide the backing vocals. Murray plays the bass and acoustic guitars and Anthony plays the Chief Kabasa Player.

Song Credits:

Musicians

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Backing Vocals: Murray Cook, Anthony Field, Phillip Wilcher
  • Bass Guitar: Murray Cook
  • Acoustic Guitar: Murray Cook
  • Chief Kabasa Player: Anthony Field

Listen

19 Johnny Works With One Hammer

Song Lyrics

Greg: Johnny works with one hammer, one hammer, one hammer.

Johnny works with one hammer, then he works with two.

+ Jeff: Johnny works with two hammers, two hammers, two hammers.

Johnny works with two hammers, then he works with three.

+ Phillip: Johnny works with three hammers, three hammers, three hammers.

Johhny works with three hammers, then he works with four.

+ Anthony: Johnny works with four hammers, four hammers, four hammers.

Johnny works with four hammers, then he works with five.

+ Murray: Johnny works with five hammers, five hammers, five hammers.

Johnny works with five hammers, then he goes on strike.

Album Appearance

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