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Toot Toot!
TootToot!Album
The original Toot Toot! album design.

Released

February 10, 1998 (Australia)
December 20, 2000 (America)
June 24, 2003 (UK)

Recorded

December 1997

Genre

Children's music

Label

ABC (Australia)
Lyrick Studios (America)
Koch Records (UK)

Producer

The Wiggles

Length

42:49

Previous album

The Wiggles Movie Soundtrack (1997)

Next album

It's a Wiggly, Wiggly World (2000)

"Toot Toot" is the 9th Wiggles album, which was released in 1998. It won the 1998 ARIA Music Awards for Best Children's Album. The accompanying video was released on October 17, 1998.

Tracklist

  1. Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car - 2:22 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  2. Look Both Ways - 1:42 J.Field/M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  3. Dorothy the Dinosaur (Tell me Who is That Knocking) - 1:24 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  4. Food Poem - 0:12 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  5. Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food) - 2:08 J.Field (Wiggly Tunes)
  6. John Bradlelum - 1:14 Trad, Arr The Wiggles (Wiggly Tunes)
  7. Captain Feathersword's Raincoat Story - 0:56 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  8. Go Captain Feathersword, Ahoy! - 2:13 J.Field/M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  9. Bathtime - 2:09 R.Cavoukian (Homeland)
  10. Wah Hoo Hey, I'm Combing My Hair Today - 2:00 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  11. Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes - 2:23 Trad, Arr The Wiggles (Wiggly Tunes)
  12. Silver Bells That Ring in the Night - 2:12 Madden / Wenrich (Alberts)
  13. Zardo Zap - 2:41 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  14. Henry the Octopus - 1:26 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field (EMI)
  15. Move Your Arms Like Henry - 1:49 P.Field (Wiggly Tunes)
  16. Do the Wiggle Groove - 2:18 J.Field/M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  17. Balla Balla Intro - 0:15
  18. Balla Balla Bambina - 2:10 A Rinaldi (Wiggly Tunes)
  19. I Climb Ten Stairs - 1:31 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  20. We're Dancing with Wags the Dog - 1:22 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  21. Wags the Dog He Likes to Tango - 1:04 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  22. Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep On His Pirate Ship - 1:55 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  23. Rocket - 1:50 M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  24. Officer Beaples' Dance - 1:41 D.Lindsay/M.Cook/J.Fatt/A.Field/G.Page (Wiggly Tunes)
  25. Let's Have a Ceili - 2:41 D.Lindsay (Wiggly Tunes)

Release Dates

Australia - February 10, 1998

United States - 2000

United Kingdom - June 24, 2003

Personnel

Staff

Australian Version

  • Musical Arrangements: The Wiggles and Dominic Lindsay
  • Producer: The Wiggles
  • Music: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Raffi Cavoukian, John Field, Paul Field, Dominic Lindsay, Edward Madden, Alfonso Rinaldi and Percy Wenrich
  • Lyrics: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page, Raffi Cavoukian, Paul Field, Edward Madden, Alfonso Rinaldi and Percy Wenrich
  • Arrangement: Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Greg Page
  • Recorded at Festival and Electric Avenue Studios
  • Mixed at Studios 301
  • Engineered by Chris Brooks
  • Mastered by Don Bartley
  • Assisted by Matt Lovell, Phil Punch and Brad Cook
  • CD Package Designed by Glulietta Pellascio, Designxbent

US Version

Staff:

  • The Wiggles are. Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Greg Page
  • Musical Arrangements: The Wiggles and Dominic Lindsay
  • Recorded and Mixed by: Chris Brooks
  • Assisted by: Matt Lovell, Phil Punch and Brad Cooke
  • Recorded at: Festival and Electric Avenue Studios, Sydney Australia
  • Mixed at: Studio 301
  • Mastered by: Don Bartley
  • Package Design: Mark Murphy and Leonor Egea
  • Music by: John Field, Paul Field, Dominic Lindsay, Alfonso Rinaldi, Traditional, Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Greg Page
  • Lyrics by: John Field, Paul Field, Alfonso Rinaldi, Traditional, Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Greg Page
  • Arranged by: The Wiggles
  • Songs published by: Wiggly Tunes

Trivia

Songwriting

  • Anthony's brother John wrote Look Both Ways, Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food), Go Captain Feathersword, Ahoy! & Do the Wiggle Groove.
  • Dominic Lindsay wrote Officer Beaples' Dance & Let's Have a Ceili.
  • Alfonso Rinaldi a closest friend of The Wiggles wrote Balla Balla Bambina.
  • Anthony's brother Paul wrote Move Your Arms Like Henry.
  • The song Henry the Octopus was re-recorded and rewritten for this album.
  • All songs were written or arranged by different combinations of the four Wiggles but "Look Both Ways", "Food, Food, Food (Oh How I Love My Food", "Go Captain Feathersword, Ahoy!" and "Wiggle Groove" were co-written by John Field, Move Your Arms Like Henry was written by Paul Field, and Balla Balla Bambina was written by Alfonso Rinaldi, Officer Beaples' Dance was co-written by Dominic Lindsay, and Let's Have a Ceili was written by Dominic Lindsay.
  • This is the first album where Dominic Lindsay wrote songs.
  • For the speaking recordings section, The Wiggles wrote the Food Poem, Captain Feathersword's Raincoat Story, and Balla Balla Intro.

Musicians

Backing Vocals

Song Credits

  • The US version of Windows Media Player lists Greg's name as Gregory Page.
  • In AllMusic, John Field's name is not listed in Look Both Ways, Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food), Go Captain Feathersword, Ahoy! and Do the Wiggle Groove, Alfonso Rinaldi's name is not listed in Balla Balla Bambina, and Dominic Lindsay is not listed in Officer Beaples' Dance and Let's Have a Ceili.

Others

  • Despite Bathtime and Silver Bells that Ring in the Night not being included in the US CD or cassette, they are available still available on the iTunes and Amazon MP3 versions in the US.
  • One of the photos are from The Wiggles (TV Series 1). In it, it shows The Wiggles in the Big Red Car. The original cover shows an animated version of Dorothy at her garden.
  • The song Quack Quack is now changed to Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on his Pirate Ship, due to The Wiggles not being satisfied.
  • In the US album release, John Field is credited as Jeff Field. Alfonso Rinaldi and Dominic Lindsay are also credited as A. Rinaldi and D. Lindsay.
  • Wiggly Tunes published all the songs except for Henry the Octopus which was published by EMI Music and Silver Bells was published by Alberts.
  • Like Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas, this album was also re-released in 1999 with new album artwork.
  • Because Zardo Zap runs 2:41, an introduction was added before the song.
  • All of the songs were recorded in 1997.
  • The 1998 versions of Henry the Octopus and Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on his Pirate Ship appear on the The 1998 edition of the Wiggle Time video.

Cover Art

Album Booklet

1998 AU Release

1999 AU Release

US 2000 Release

US 2003 Release

Sampler Version

TootToot!SamplerCDCover

Cover

In the US, a 3 song sampler CD of Toot Toot! was sold with some copies of Wiggly Play Time. The sampler was in a cardboard slipcase, and it featured the cover art similar to the US VHS and DVD, rather than the US album art.

Tracklist

Media Player