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"The Four Presents" is a song from the albums Big Red Car and Here Comes the Big Red Car.


Song Credits

Big Red Car

Here Comes the Big Red Car

  • Written by Traditional
  • Arranged by Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Published by: Wiggly Tunes Pty. Ltd
  • Vocals: Greg Page
  • Manzillas: Gerry Brady
  • Guitar: Anthony Field
  • Bass: Murray Cook
  • Keyboard: Jeff Fatt
  • Originally Engineered by: Aaron Ruig, Rob Perez, The Wiggles
  • Originally Recorded at: Tracking Station Studios
  • Originally Mastered by: William Bowden
  • Re-Mastered by: Don Bartley
  • Originally Mastered at: Festival Studios

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11 The Four Presents

Song Lyrics

1995

Greg: I have four sisters beyond the sea

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: And they each sent a present to me

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: The first sent a chicken without 'ere a bone

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: The second sent a cherry without 'ere a stone

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: The third sent a book which no one could read

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: The fourth sent a blanket without 'ere a thread

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: How can there be a chicken without 'ere a bone?

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: How can there be a cherry without 'ere a stone?

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: How can there be a book which no one could read?

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: How can there be a blanket without 'ere a thread?

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: When the chicken's in the eggshell, there is no bone

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: When the cherry's in the bud, there is no stone

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Greg: When the book's in the press, no one it can read

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: When the blanket's on the fleece, there is no thread

Gerry Brady: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

All: Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

2014

Lachy: I have four sisters beyond the sea

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: And they each sent a present to me

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: The first sent a chicken without 'ere a bone

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: The second sent a cherry without 'ere a stone

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: The third sent a book which no one could read

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: The fourth sent a blanket without 'ere a thread

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: How can there be a chicken without 'ere a bone?

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: How can there be a cherry without 'ere a stone?

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: How can there be a book which no one could read?

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: How can there be a blanket without 'ere a thread?

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: When the chicken's in the eggshell, there is no bone

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: When the cherry's in the bud, there is no stone

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Lachy: When the book's in the press, no one it can read

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Anthony: When the blanket's on the fleece, there is no thread

Wiggles: Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Petrum Patrum Paradisi Tempori

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Peri Meri Dixi Dominie

Trivia

  • This was named after a Nursery Rhyme called "I Had Four Brothers Beyond the Sea".
  • The 1995 version plays in D while the 2014 version plays in E.
  • The song is re-worded to "Perry Merry" in Nursery Rhymes 2

Video Appearances

Album Appearances