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"Get Ready To Wiggle" is a theme song that was originally written for The Cockroaches by John Field, but that version was never released to the public. In 1991, this song was officially recorded and rewritten for The Wiggles for their debut album. Its re-recording first appeared in Wiggle Time!, in 1998.

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01 Get Ready to Wiggle

Song Lyrics

Wiggle Time! (album)

Get ready to wiggle, we've been ready for so long
Get ready to wiggle, when you wiggle, you can't go wrong
Get ready to wiggle, wiggling will make you big and strong
Get ready to wiggle, c'mon, wiggle to this song, wiggle to this song

CHORUS

We're ready to wiggle, wiggle your fingers high in the sky
We're ready to wiggle, wiggle your ears and wiggle your eyes
We're ready to wiggle, wiggle your hair and wiggle your nose
We're ready to wiggle, c'mon wiggle all ten toes, wiggle all ten toes

We can wiggle and wiggle, wiggle at home without a care
Wiggle and wiggle, wiggle on your own or with teddy bear
Wiggle and wiggle, wiggle at breakfast, lunch or tea
Wiggle and wiggle, wiggle along with me, wiggle along with me

Taking Off!

"Okay, everybody, get ready to wiggle! It's wiggle time! Let's see you dancing, wiggle!"

Get ready to wiggle! (Shooby-dooby-doo)
We've been ready for so long!
Get ready to wiggle! (Shooby-dooby-doo)
When you wiggle, you can't go wrong!
Get ready to wiggle! (Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle will make you big and strong!
Get ready to wiggle! (Shooby-dooby-doo)
"C'mon!"
Wiggle to this song!
Wiggle to this song!

Let's all sing!
Ba-da-ba-ba
Ba-da-ba-da
Ba-da-ba-ba
Ba-da-ba-da
Ba-da-ba-ba
Ba-da-ba-da
"Gee, c'mon!"

We're ready to wiggle! (Whoo!) (Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle your fingers high in the sky!
We're ready to wiggle! (Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle your ears and wiggle your eyes!
We're ready to wiggle! (Yeah!) (Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle your hair and wiggle your nose!
We're ready to wiggle! (Shooby-dooby-doo)
"Wiggle your toes!"
Wiggle all ten toes
"Gee, cmon!"
Wiggle all ten toes!

"Big jumps, everybody, c'mon."
Ba-da-ba-ba-bada
"Big jump, c'mon!"
Ba-da-ba-ba-bada
"Gee, c'mon!"
Ba-da-ba-ba-bada
"Big jump now!"

We can wiggle! (Whoo!)
And wiggle! (Whoo!)
Wiggle at home without a care!
(Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle! (Whoo!)
And wiggle! (Whoo!)
Wiggle on your own or with teddy bear!
(Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle! (Whoo!)
And wiggle! (Whoo!)
Wiggle at breakfast, lunch or tea!
(Shooby-dooby-doo)
Wiggle! (Whoo!)
And wiggle! (Whoo!)
Wiggle along with me!
"That's right!"
Wiggle along with me!
"Yeah!"

Ba-da-ba-ba
Ba-da-ba-ba
"Everybody, keep wiggling now!"
Ba-da-ba-ba, ba-da-bada
"Gee, c'mon!"
Ba-da-ba-ba, ba-da-bada
"Wiggle! Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle!"
(Whoo!)
"Wiggle!"
"Yeah!"

Lyric Variations

Taiwanese

"Let's get ready to Wiggle!" (2006 only)
Get ready to Wiggle,好久沒有扭扭扭
Get ready to Wiggle,扭扭扭心裡好快樂
Get ready to Wiggle,扭扭讓你長高長大
Get ready to Wiggle,跟著大家扭扭扭,大家扭扭扭

Ba-dum-bum-bum, ba-da-ba-da
Ba-dum-bum-bum, ba-da-ba-da
Ba-dum-bum-bum, ba-da-ba-da

We're ready to Wiggle,動動手指像那㗅蝶
We're ready to Wiggle,拉拉耳朵也轉轉眼珠
We're ready to Wiggle,捲捲頭髮也皺皺鼻子
We're ready to Wiggle,讓你腳趾動起來,腳趾動起來

Ba-dum-ba-ba-ba-dum
Ba-dum-ba-ba-ba-dum
Ba-dum-ba-ba-ba-dum
Ba-dum-ba-ba-ba-dum

We can Wiggle and Wiggle,隨時隨地都扭扭跳
Wiggle and Wiggle,小熊也來扭扭跳一跳
Wiggle and Wiggle,早也扭扭晚也扭扭
Wiggle and Wiggle,和我一起扭扭,就是這樣! 和我一起扭扭

Ba-dum-bum-bum, ba-da-ba-da
Ba-dum-bum-bum, ba-da-ba-da
Ba-dum-bum-bum, ba-da-ba-da
"Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle!" (2006 only)

Song Credits

Written by: J Field/M Cook/J Fatt/G Page
Published by EMI Music/Control

The Wiggles (album)

Phillip Wilcher Piano
Murray Cook Bass guitar and vocals
Gregory Page Lead vocals
Jeff Fatt Emax, sequencing
Anthony Field Vocals
Produced by Anthony Field
Engineered by Steve Pomfrett
Recorded in February 1991 at Tracking Station Recording Studios, Sydney.

Let's Wiggle

Vocals: Greg Page
Backing Vocals: Greg Truman
Guitars: Murray Cook
Drums: Tony Henry
Trumpet: Dominic Lindsay
Recorded and mixed in Sydney Australia by Chris Brooks
Produced by The Wiggles
Mastered by Don Bartley, Studios 301, Sydney Australia

Wiggle Time! (2000 album)

M Cook, J Fatt, A Field, G Page, J Field (EMI/Wiggly Tunes)
Produced by The Wiggles
Musicians: The Wiggles
Recorded and mixed by Chris Brooks.
Additional musicians: Dominic Lindsay and Tony Henry

Play Piano with... The Wiggles

Music Arrangements by The Wiggles and Dominic Lindsay
Transcriptions by Tony Celiberti (Scarlet Music)
CD Backing track by Sean Peter (Autopilot Productions)

ReWiggled: A Tribute To The Wiggles

© 2011 Liberation Music
Recorded at Birdland Studios. Adalita appears courtesy of Liberation Music

Taking Off!

Vocals: Simon Pryce, Lachlan Gillespie, Emma Watkins, Anthony Field
Guitar: Murray Cook
Keyboard: Jeff Fatt
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

Trivia

  • The 1991 version of the instrumental track is played over the opening and closing credits of the Wiggle Time! 1993 video.
  • This song made a cameo appearance in the 1994 version of Yummy Yummy.
  • Anthony speaks in the 1991 and 2013 versions.
  • Some episodes from The Wiggles (TV Series 2), have a few different shots/angles for this song.
  • The 1991 version is played in A Day with the Wiggles and The Wiggly Circus PC game. It also plays on The Wiggles' 20th anniversary game: The Wiggles Trivia Quiz.
  • Since Wiggle Time! (1993), they added Anthony Field's name into the song credits but he wasn't credited originally for writing this song, that means he didn't write it.
  • The Sam Moran version is played on the game Matching Instruments.
  • This, Rock-a-Bye Your Bear, and Dorothy the Dinosaur are Greg's favourite songs on the very first album.
  • Jeff Fatt is uncredited for playing the piano in the 1998 version.
  • One version of the instrumental track is partially heard in the opening of Wiggledance!.
  • Dorothy sings this song in the Wiggle and Learn TV Series episode: Murray Had a Turtle.
  • The song's video first appeared in ABC For Kids Video Hits.
  • The only way to find the 1998 concert version is on the PVD version of the episode Wiggle Opera.
  • Since 1999, Wiggly Tunes had the publishing rights in the US and the following year, they got the publishing rights for Australia & New Zealand.
  • Anthony Field later got royalties for the song credits.

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