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Marie's Wedding (originally called Mairi's Wedding) is a song from Hoop-Dee-Doo: It's a Wiggly Party. it was originally written in Gaelic by John Bannerman.

Song Credits

2001 Version

2007 Version

  • Music: Traditional (AKA John Bannerman)
  • Lyrics and Arrangement: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Musical Arrangement: The Wiggles, Dominic Lindsay
  • Producer: Anthony Field
  • Engineer and Mixer: Alex Keller
  • Recording Location: Hot Potato Studios
  • Publisher: Wiggly Tunes
  • Copyright: Universal Music Group

Musicians

2001 Version

2007 Version

Song Lyrics

Chorus:
Step we gaily, on we go
Heel for heel and toe for toe
Arm in arm and off we go
All for Marie's wedding

Over hillways up and down
Myrtle green and bracken brown
Past the shielings through the town
All for sake of Marie

(Chorus)

Red her cheeks as rowans are
Bright her eyes as any star
Fairest of them all by far
Is our darling Marie

(Chorus)

Oh plenty herring, plenty meal
Plenty peat to fill her krill
Plenty bonny bairns as well
That's the toast for Marie

Trivia

Other

  • The Wiggles wrote their own lyrics for this song.

Instruments

  • Murray plays the guitar, Anthony Brane plays the percussion, Maria Schattovits plays the violin, Margaret Lindsay plays the cello, Angela Morrison plays the viola, and Natlie Morrison plays the double bass.

Backing Vocals

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