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Anthony "Tony" Henry (born 1963), was the drummer of The Cockroaches. He has drummed on some of The Wiggles albums since 1994. Henry the Octopus is named after him.

He appears in Wake Up Jeff!The Wiggly Big Show, Cold Spaghetti Western (video) and Live Hot Potatoes!.

He currently runs a Stand Up Paddle club in Sydney called Avalon Stand Up Paddle. He married Georgia and had a son named Theodore.

Song Credits

Big Red Car

  • Five Little Joeys - Drums
  • Can You (Point Your Fingers and Do the Twist?) - Drums
  • Brown Girl in the Ring - Drums
  • Big Red Car - Drums
  • Do the Flap - Composition (w/Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, John Field)

Wake Up Jeff!

  • We Like to Say Hello - Drums
  • Henry's Underwater Big Band - Drums
  • Having Fun At The Beach - Drums
  • Bing Bang Bong (That's A Pirate Song) - Drums
  • Wake Up Jeff! - Drums
  • Dorothy (Would You Like To Dance?) - Drums
  • Romp Bomp A Stomp - Drums
  • I Can Do So Many Things - Drums
  • Wave To Wags - Drums


  • Tony wrote some of The Cockroaches' songs such as You Got the Drop.
  • Tony's real name ''Anthony Henry'' was mentioned in the Here Comes the Big Red Car and Rock & Roll Preschool.
  • Tony now works at his paddle shop.
  • In 1998, he played drums for The Wiggles during their performance on Recovery.


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