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MichaelFinnegan

Michael Finnegan is a nursery rhyme about an old man named Michael Finnegan. Its first sung by The Wiggles in TV Series 7. Later in time, they sing it on Apples & Bananas. It was also shown as a sneak peek in the bonus features on the Go Santa Go! DVD and a song on Hot Potatoes! The Best of the Wiggles.

The song's melody is also very similar to The Wheels on the Bus.

The name Finnegan is an Irish surname, as Anthony as Michael Finnegan Irish dances.

Song Credits

Go Santa Go! Booklet

Apples & Bananas

The Wiggles Meet the Orchestra!

Dance, Dance!

  • Trad. Arr. Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie, Simon Pryce, Emma Watkins (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Vocals: Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie, Simon Pryce, Emma Watkins
  • Bass Guitar: Alex Keller
  • Banjo: Anthony Field, Alex Keller
  • Piano: Lachlan Gillespie
  • Trumpet: Ray Cassar
  • Percussion: Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie
  • Music Produced by: Anthony Field
  • Music Recorded at Hot Potato Studios, Sydney
  • Music Recorded and Mixed by: Alex Keller
  • Mastered at Don Bartley

Lachy!

  • Trad. Arr. Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Vocals: Lachlan Gillespie
  • Piano: Lachlan Gillespie
  • Music Produced by: Anthony Field
  • Music Recorded at Hot Potato Studios, Sydney
  • Music Recorded by: Jeff McCormack
  • Music Mixed by: Alex Keller
  • Mastered at: Don Bartley

Wiggle Around Australia

  • Trad. Arr. Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie, Simon Pryce, Emma Watkins (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Six-String Banjo: Anthony Field
  • Music Produced by: Anthony Field, Lachlan Gillespie
  • Live Show Recorded by: Alex Keller, Jack Richardson
  • Mastered by: Don Bartley

Song Lyrics

There was an old man named Michael Finnegan
He had whiskers on his chin again
Along came the wind and blew them in again
Poor old Michael Finnegan
Begin again!

Trivia

  • The music video was filmed in Madison, Wisconsin.
  • Since 2016, the song is now titled as "Poor Old Michael Finnegan".
  • The song was uploaded on The Wiggles' YouTube channel on March 4th 2014.

Video

The Wiggles - Michael Finnegan

The Wiggles - Michael Finnegan

TV Series 7 version

Apples & Bananas - Michael Finnegan

Apples & Bananas - Michael Finnegan

Apples and Bananas version

Michael Finnegan

Michael Finnegan

Dance, Dance! version

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