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"Quack Quack" (A.K.A. Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on his Pirate Ship) is a song about when Captain Feathersword fell asleep on his pirate ship, but woke up to find himself living on a farm with the ducks and roosters. This song did not get a full music video until Wiggle Time (re-recording). However a special version was made for The Wiggles Movie.

Origins

This song tells a story about when Captain Feathersword who was sleeping on his pirate ship ended up on a farm with roosters and ducks.

Production

The piano and trumpet tracks were first recorded in December 1996. A month later, bass and drums were added.

Song Credits

1996 Version

1997 & 1998 Version

  • Music, Lyrics & Arrangement: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Publisher: Wiggly Tunes

Live Hot Potatoes! Version

  • Music & Lyrics: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Arrangement: Dominic Lindsay
  • Publisher: Wiggly Tunes

Musicians

Wiggledance! Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Additional Vocals - Anthony Field, Paul Paddick
  • Piano/Programmed Cowbell - Jeff Fatt
  • Trumpet - Dominic Lindsay

The Wiggles Movie Soundtrack Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Backing Vocals - Kevin Bennett
  • Additional Vocals - Murray Cook, Anthony Field
  • Bass Guitar - Murray Cook
  • Drums - Tony Henry
  • Piano - Jeff Fatt
  • Snoring - Jeff Fatt
  • Trumpet - Dominic Lindsay

The Wiggles Movie Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Backing Vocals - Kevin Bennett
  • Additional Vocals - Murray Cook, Anthony Field
  • Bass Guitar - Murray Cook
  • Drums - Tony Henry
  • Piano - Jeff Fatt
  • Snoring - Jeff Fatt
  • Trumpet - Dominic Lindsay
  • Big Red Car Sound Effect - Greg Page
  • Laughing Sound Effect - Anthony Field
  • Rainbow Sound Effect - Jeff Fatt
  • Animal Sound Effect - Sound Ideas

Wiggle Time! Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Backing Vocals - Mark Punch
  • Additional Vocals - Anthony Field, Paul Paddick
  • Acoustic Guitar - Murray Cook, Anthony Field
  • Bass Guitar - Murray Cook
  • Drums - Tony Henry
  • Piano - Jeff Fatt
  • Trumpet - Dominic Lindsay

TV Series 2 Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Additional Vocals - Murray Cook, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Bass - Anthony Field
  • Guitar - Murray Cook
  • Organ - Jeff Fatt
  • Laughing - Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field

The Wiggly Big Show Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Backing Vocals - Mark Punch
  • Additional Vocals - Anthony Field, Paul Paddick
  • Acoustic Guitar - Murray Cook, Anthony Field
  • Bass - Murray Cook
  • Drums - Tony Henry
  • Piano - Jeff Fatt
  • Trumpet - Dominic Lindsay

Taiwanese Version

Live Hot Potatoes! Version

Wiggledancing Live in Concert Version

  • Lead Vocals - Sam Moran
  • Backing Vocals - Mark Punch
  • Additional Vocals - Paul Paddick
  • Acoustic Guitar - Murray Cook, Anthony Field
  • Bass - Murray Cook
  • Drums - Tony Henry
  • Piano - Jeff Fatt
  • Trumpet - Dominic Lindsay

Dorothy the Dinosaur's Travelling Show Version

25th Anniversary Reunion Show Version

  • Lead Vocals - Greg Page
  • Additional Vocals - Anthony Field, Paul Paddick
  • Bass - Alex Keller
  • Guitar - Murray Cook, Anthony Field
  • Drums - Jae Nelson
  • Keyboards - Jeff Fatt, Lachlan Gillespie

Song Lyrics

Greg: (singing) Captain Feathersword fell asleep on his pirate ship

Then he woke up on a farm

Captain Feathersword: Oh, my goodness me!

Greg: With roosters and ducks singing this song.

Captain Feathersword: Here we go.

Wiggles and Captain Feathersword: Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack a-doodley doo.

Captain Feathersword: (hooting)

Greg: So now every day when he talks, this is what he says.

Captain Feathersword: Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo.

Greg: He also does the farmyard dance

(with Anthony) You can do it, too.

Captain Feathersword: Here we go now.

Wiggles and Captain Feathersword: Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack a-doodly doo.

Captain Feathersword: (hooting)

Greg: Well, is he a rooster?

Anthony: Or a pirate?

Captain Feathersword Well, I just don't know.

Ahoy there, ahoy there

Ahoy cock-a-doodley there. Oh!

Greg: He also does the farmyard dance

(with Anthony) You can do it, too.

Captain Feathersword: Wow!

Wiggles and Captain Feathersword: Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack a-doodly doo.

Captain Feathersword: Here we go now, me hearties!

(The Wiggles dance around Captain Feathersword in a circle.)

Wiggles and Captain Feathersword: Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack a-doodly doo.

Captain Feathersword: Oh yeah!

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack

Cock-a-doodle-doo

Quack, quack, quack a-doodly doo.

Wiggledance: Live in Concert 1996 Transcript

Captain Feathersword: (after getting his hat and sword back) I feel Quite Quackers after that. Quack, quack, quack.

Anthony: Captain, did you just say "Quack, quack, quack"?

Captain Feathersword: Oh, yes I did say, "Quack, quack, quack."

Anthony: We can say that, too. Let's all try it together! (with crowd of people) "Quack, quack, quack."

Captain Feathersword: Oh, and uh... Cock-a-doodle-doo.

Anthony: We can do that one, too. You ready? (with crowd of people) Cock-a-doodle-doo.

Captain Feathersword: Wow, that's great!

Greg: (arriving while holding duck and rooster hats) Oh-ho! Anthony, I've got some hats here for us to wear. Look at that. There's a rooster hat for you, my friend. (giving rooster hat to Anthony)

Anthony: Oh, looks good. (putting rooster hat on his head)

Greg: Jeff, I've got a duck hat for you (giving duck hat to Jeff and Jeff puts it on his head) and I've got a duck hat myself so I'll just put that on. (starts putting duck hat on his head)

Anthony: (pointing to Murray arriving while wearing a rooster hat) Hey, look at Murray! He looks great!

Murray: Cock - a - Doodle Doo!!

Greg: It's Murray the rooster!

Murray: Cock-a-doodle-doo!

Greg: Well, now we can all quack, quack, quack, and cock-a-doodle-doo together.

(Jeff plays the intro on piano keyboard.)

Captain Feathersword: Oh yes, indeed. We can do the whole thing. Here we go!

(The Wiggles and Captain Feathersword Sing)

Recording

Quack Quack was the only song that was not re-recorded when Wiggle Time is made. And then, instead of Wiggle Time, it was rehearsed or re-recorded on December 1996 shown on Wiggledance! Live In Concert. Later, after Wiggledance! Live In Concert, it was re-recorded in 1998 for the Wiggle Time (re-recording) video and album and then the Toot Toot! album.

Video Performances

Episode Performances

Album Appearances

Trivia

  • The Piano & Trumpet Track from the 1996 Concert Version is Reused in the Wiggles Movie Version, Plus with the Lead Vocals performed by the former Yellow Wiggle Greg Page.

Gallery

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Video

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Quack Quack

The 1996 original live version from "Wiggledance Live In Concert".

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