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"Toot Toot!" is the 9th Wiggles album, first 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

Note: The North American CD and cassette did not include tracks 9 or 12.

  1. Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car 2:22
  2. Look Both Ways 1:42
  3. Dorothy The Dinosaur (Tell Me Who Is That Knocking?) 1:24
  4. Food Poem 0:12
  5. Food Food Food (Oh How I Love My Food) 2:08
  6. John Bradlelum 1:14
  7. Captain Feathersword's Raincoat Story 0:56
  8. Go Captain Feathersword, Ahoy! 2:13
  9. Bathtime 2:09
  10. Wah Hoo Hey, I'm Combing My Hair Today 2:00
  11. Head, Shoulders, Knees And Toes 2:23
  12. Silver Bells That Ring In The Night 2:12
  13. Zardo Zap 2:41
  14. Henry the Octopus 1:26
  15. Move Your Arms Like Henry 1:49
  16. Do the Wiggle Groove 2:18
  17. Balla Balla Intro 0:15
  18. Balla Balla Bambina - 2:10
  19. I Climb Ten Stairs 1:13
  20. We're Dancing With Wags The Dog 1:22
  21. Wags The Dog, He Likes To Tango 1:04
  22. Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on His Pirate Ship (Quack Quack) 1:55
  23. Rocket 1:50
  24. Officer Beaple's Dance 1.41
  25. Let's Have A Ceili 2:04

Release Dates

  • Australia (original): February 10, 1998
  • Australia (re-release): 1999
  • America (original): December 20, 2000
  • America (re-release): June 24, 2003

Personnel

The Wiggles are Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field and Greg Page
Lead Vocals: Greg Page
Backing Vocals: Mark Punch, Paul Paddick, Kevin Bennett, Jeff Fatt, Anthony Field, Murray Cook
Guitars: Murray Cook, Anthony Field, Tony Douglass • Bass: Murray Cook
Drums/Percussion: Tony Henry, Paul Hester • Violin: Maria Schattovits
Cello: Margaret Lindsay • Trumpet: Dominic Lindsay
Musical Arrangements: The Wiggles, 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
CD package design by Glulietta Pellascio, Designxbent

Sampler Version

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.

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Trivia

  • One of the photos is 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 Henry the Octopus was re-recorded and rewritten for this album.
  • For some reason, Jeff Fatt is uncredited for playing the keyboards for this album.
  • The song Quack Quack is now changed to Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on his Pirate Ship.
  • All of the songs were recorded in 1997.
  • The 1998 versions of Henry the Octopus and Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on His Pirate Ship (Quack Quack) appear on the The 1998 edition of the Wiggle Time! video.
  • During the production of the this album, The Wiggles invited Paul Hester to record drum tracks for songs.
  • The Wiggles titled the song "Silver Bell" as "Silver Bells That Ring in the Night".
  • Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on His Pirate Ship (Quack Quack) first appeared in Wiggledance!.
  • Most of the songs (except for "Silver Bells That Ring In The Night" and "Henry the Octopus") are credited under "Wiggly Tunes", something that would become prominent in albums in later years.
  • This is the only album where Paul Hester plays the drums whereas Tony Douglass plays the guitar.
  • This is the last album where Kevin Bennett provides the backing vocals.
  • Mark Punch debuts on this album.
  • Look Both Ways adapts The Cockroaches' song "Dr Richmond".
  • This is the last album to have John Field's name credited before Murray's.
  • This is the only album to have Dominic Lindsay's name credited before Murray's.
  • This is the first album that Dominic Lindsay writes songs.
  • Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt & Anthony Field are uncredited for the vocals, although they are for the backing vocals.
  • On Dorothy The Dinosaur (Tell Me Who Is That Knocking?), All the dialogue such as for Captain Feathersword and Henry the Octopus were split between the left and right channels instead of it being in the center.
  • On Balla Balla Bambina and We're Dancing with Wags the Dog, the backing vocals were in the center instead of being in either the left or right channels.
  • Despite Bathtime and Silver Bells That Ring In The Night not being included in the North American CD or cassette, they are available still available on digital versions.*The North American booklet shows cartoon pictures of The Wiggles and their friends' heads.
  • In the North American back cover, trademark symbols were added to the Wiggly Friends' names in Dorothy The Dinosaur (Tell Me Who Is That Knocking?), Captain Feathersword's Raincoat Story and Henry the Octopus, while on the disc and booklet a trademark symbol was added to We're Dancing With Wags The Dog.
  • The transcript for Captain Feathersword's Raincoat Story was added in the North American version.
  • The info was made, but it had accidentally said 22 songs, while the album said 25 songs.

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