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"The Monkey Dance" is a song performed by The Wiggles since their video in 1994, Yummy Yummy. The song encourages kids to dance like a monkey, elephant, and tiger.

Song Credits

Yummy Yummy (1994)

Yummy Yummy (1998)

LIVE Hot Potatoes!

Hot Potatoes! The Best Of The Wiggles

  • Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, John Field
    (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Music Produced By: Anthony Field

ReWiggled: A Tribute To The Wiggles

  • (Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, John Field - Wiggly Tunes Pty. Ltd.)
  • Recorded at The Shed Studios, Melbourne
  • Produced by John Castle and Megan Washington
  • Mixed by John Castle
  • Megan Washington appears courtesy of Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd

Celebration!

Furry Tales

  • Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, John Field, Greg Page
    (Wiggly Tunes Pty Ltd)
  • Music Produced by
    Anthony Field
  • Music Recorded at
    Hot Potato Studios, Sydney
  • Recorded by
    Ben Hardie, Alex Keller
  • Mixed by
    Alex Keller
  • Mastered by
    Don Bartley
  • Vocals:
    Simon Pryce
  • Backing Vocals:
    Lachlan Gillespie,
    Emma Watkins
  • Musicians:
    Murray Cook,
    Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field,
    Dominic Lindsay

The Wiggles Meet the Orchestra!

Listen

1994 Recording

10 The Monkey Dance

1998 Re-recording

The-Monkey-Dance-1998

Song Lyrics

Yummy Yummy (album)

1. Do the monkey, do the monkey.

Monkey, monkey.

That's alright.

2. Do the elephant, do the elephant.

Do the elephant.

That's alright.

Chorus
Jump to the front and back.

Jump to the front and back.

Jump to the front and back.

That's alright.

3. Do the tiger, do the tiger.

Do the tiger.

That's alright.

Yummy Yummy (US album)

We're gonna do the monkey

Do the monkey

Monkey, monkey

That's alright

Do the elephant

Do the elephant

Do the elephant

That's alright


CHORUS
Jump to the front and back

Jump to the front and back

Jump to the front and back

That's alright.

Now do the tiger, (Rawwwr!)

Do the tiger, (Rawwwr!)

Tiger, tiger, (Rawwwr!)

That's alright.

CHORUS

We're gonna do the monkey.

Do the monkey.

Do the elephant.

The tiger, tiger.

Furry Tales (album)

Do the monkey. (Ooh-ooh-ah-ah, ooh-ooh-ah-ah!)

Do the monkey. (Ooh-ooh-ah-ah, ooh-ooh-ah-ah!)

Do the monkey. (Ooh-ooh-ah-ah!)

That's alright.

Do the elephant. (Brrrrrr!)

Do the elephant. (Brrrrrr!)

Do the elephant. (Brrrrrr!)

Jump to the front and back. (Go, monkey)

Jump to the front and back. (Go, monkey)

Jump to the front and back. (Go, monkey)

That's alright.

Do the tiger, (Rawwwr!)

Do the tiger, (Rawwwr!)

Tiger, tiger, (Rawwwr!)

that's alright.

Jump to the front and back. (Go, monkey)

Jump to the front and back. (Go, monkey)

Jump to the front and back. (Go, monkey)

That's alright.

Do the monkey. (Ooh-ooh-ah-ah, ooh-ooh-ah-ah!)

Do the monkey. (Ooh-ooh-ah-ah, ooh-ooh-ah-ah!)

Do the elephant. (Brrrrrr!)

The tiger, tiger. (Rawwwr!)

Trivia

  • This song was adapted from a Cockroaches song called Do The Monkey.
  • Do The Monkey was second animal song to be performed.
  • This song is included in the Just Dance Kids video game by Ubisoft, which was released on November 9, 2010.
  • This is one of a few songs where Greg plays the guitar.
  • On the Sing Along Songbook,Wiggly Jukebox,Play-Along Xylophone and Wiggling Idol! books, John Field's name was removed from the song credits.
  • The Sam Moran version of the song is played on the game Dance to the Wiggly Radio.
  • This is one of Greg's favorite songs.
  • In the 1994 and 1998 versions, Jeff does monkey and tiger sounds and Greg does an elephant sound. In the 2013 version, Emma does monkey and elephant sounds and Lachy does a tiger sound.

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