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"Wake Up Jeff!" is a Wiggles song from the video and album of the same name which is about waking up Jeff up. It is Jeff's favourite song.

According to the The Sunday Mail photo, the song was rehearsed live in late 1995.

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Song Lyrics

1996 Version

Chorus

Wake up, Jeff, everybody's wiggling
Wake up, Jeff, we really need you
Wake up, Jeff, you're missing all the fun now
Wake up, Jeff, before the day's through

Greg

What's that sound? I can hear somebody snoring
What's that sound?, it's not Murray or Greg
Anthony's awake, so let's have another guess now
Oh my goodness, it must be Jeff!

Chorus

Wake up, Jeff, everybody’s wiggling
Wake up, Jeff, we really need you
Wake up, Jeff, you’re missing all the fun now
Wake up, Jeff, before the day's through

(Guitar solo for an instrumental break while Jeff's snoring)

Greg

Dorothy the Dinosaur is munching on some roses
Wags the Dog is digging up bones
Henry the Octopus is dancing round in circles
Wake Up, Jeff, we need you for the show!

Chorus

Wake up, Jeff, everybody’s wiggling
Wake up, Jeff, we really need you
Wake up, Jeff, you’re missing all the fun now
Wake up, Jeff, before the day's through

(Jeff yawns from his sleep)

Jeff

Can you keep that noise down? I'm trying to sleep

Sam Version

Chorus

Wake Up Jeff! Everybody's wiggling

Wake Up Jeff! We really need you

Wake Up Jeff! You're missing all the fun now

Wake Up Jeff, before the day's through!

What's that sound? I can hear somebody snoring

What's that sound? It's not Murray or Sam

Anthony's awake so let's have another guess now

Oh my goodness, it must be Jeff!

Chorus

(Guitar solo for an instrumental break while Jeff's snoring)

Dorothy the Dinosaur is munching on some roses

Wags the Dog is digging up bones

Henry the Octopus is dancing round in circles

Wake Up, Jeff, We need you for the show!

Chorus

(Jeff yawns from his sleep)

Jeff

Can you keep that noise down? I'm trying to sleep!

Song Credits

ReWiggled: A Tribute to The Wiggles

© 2011 Bluejuice
Recorded at Freight Train Studios
Recorded by Jean-Paul Fung and assisted by Timothy Bridge
Performed by Bluejuice with additional players Miles Thomas on drums and Jean-Paul Fung on guitars and backing vocals.
Bluejuice appear courtesy of Dew Process Recordings.

Trivia

  • In 1998 concerts from February to September, Captain Feathersword is absent since he was already seen tickling The Wiggles.
  • The instrumental track from Wake up, Danny is played over the opening and closing credits of It's Time to Wake Up Jeff!. It's also used for the Sam Moran version of the song that can be found on Wiggly Waffle
  • The Karaoke Songs 1 shows that John Field's name was in the credits, although he didn't write it.
  • Jimmy Barnes once performed this song during the UNICEF concert.
  • The song is played on the Big Red Car Kiddie Ride.
  • When Jeff says "Can you keep that noise down? I'm trying to sleep!" in the 1996 version, everyone else falls asleep.
  • Most versions of the song play in C, but the version found on The Wiggles' Big Birthday! plays in A. 
  • The song won Most Performed Children's Work at the 1996 APRA awards.
  • This is probably based around the fictional version of Jeff's diagnosis of narcolepsy. 
  • The song was later sung as Wake up, Danny and Wake Up, Lachy!.
  • When Jeff returned for Wiggly World of Dance in 2020 and the song was played once again, Emma and Simon sang this for the first time. Though their names are still mentioned like in "Wake Up Lachy!"
  • Anthony sang the first line of the song when he tried to stall the others in Ms. Fez's party in the Wigglehouse before they gathered round the food table.

Appearances

Video Performances

Episode Performances

Album Appearances

TV Specials

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