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Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo

20 Nov 02 - 01:10 PM (#830859)
Subject: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

anyone have the words for this childrens song?


20 Nov 02 - 01:18 PM (#830865)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: catspaw49

Not surprisingly, yes.........although why is a mystery.......

Here we go loop de loop
Here we go loop de lie
Here we go loop de loop
All on a Saturday night

You put your right hand in
You take your right hand out
You give your hand a shake, shake, shake
And turn yourself about

Here we go loop de loop
Here we go loop de lie
Here we go loop de loop
All on a Saturday night

You put your left foot in
You take your left foot out
You give your foot a shake, shake, shake
And turn yourself about

Here we go loop de loop
Here we go loop de lie
Here we go loop de loop
All on a Saturday night

You put your right hip in
You take your right hip out
You give your right hip a shake, shake, shake
And turn yourself about

Here we go loop de loop
Here we go loop de lie
Here we go loop de loop
All on a Saturday night

You put your whole self in
You take your whole self out
You give yourself a shake, shake, shake
And turn yourself about


Spaw


20 Nov 02 - 01:21 PM (#830871)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: nutty

Showing your age Mr Happy ........ did you never manage to watch Andy Pandy? Spaw obviously did ....lol


20 Nov 02 - 01:25 PM (#830874)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

thankyou spaw- i'll be preforming it tonight- cheers!

ps i cheched the dt first but itwasn't in.


20 Nov 02 - 01:28 PM (#830877)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: MMario

hmmm- never heard it with the verses from the Hoky-poky; but guess it could be done that way.


20 Nov 02 - 01:29 PM (#830879)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Jeanie

And here we go again, all on a *Wednesday* night, with the melody and a cute little mouse as well:
http://kididdles.com/mouseum/l027.html

Have fun !

- jeanie


20 Nov 02 - 01:40 PM (#830889)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

y'all mean there's more words? different vesions? please post them.

thanks again,

mr h


20 Nov 02 - 02:42 PM (#830941)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Jeanie

OK then, Mr.Happy, to get slightly more erudite and learned about this: the second half of the melody for each verse on the Kididdles version that I posted above seems to use a tune similar to "The Farmer's In His Den", which is not usual in Great Britain. The version of the song as sung and danced by Looby Loo on "Andy Pandy" simply repeats the first half of the Kididdles melody over again, where Looby Loo sings:

You put your *right arm* in,
Put your right arm out,
Shake it a little, a little
And turn yourself about.

(*etc. with various body parts of your choice)

Andy Pandy can do it quite well, but Teddy always gets into a terrible muddle and is told off by the disembodied lady announcer from Surrey with the frightfully nice speaking voice.

Other Andy Pandy songs worth researching are:

Andy goes riding, carefully, carefully,
Ting-a-ling ting-a-ling ting-a-ling ting. (x2)

Also:
"What's in the box ? What's in the box ?
Andy is trying to undo the locks" (the Escapology episode).

Oh, and then there's:
"Marching, marching, marching up and down,
Marching, marching all around the town."

Bye bye, everyone, bye bye

- jeanie (scarred for life from watching 1950s children's TV !)
P.S. Sarah and Hoppity lyrics can be supplied on request, and Torchy the Battery Boy.


20 Nov 02 - 03:01 PM (#830963)
Subject: looby-loo / hilli ballu
From: Joe Offer

This message from Snuffy gives a tune and a little bit of information:

1546 HILLI BALLU
This is the tune commonly sung to the English version of this nursery rhyme. The verses are not significantly different, but the chorus goes:

Here we go Looby-loo,
Here we go Looby-light,
Here we go Looby-loo,
All on a Saturday night.


X: 129
T:Here We Go Looby-Loo
M:6/8
L:1/8
N:filename [HILIBALU
K:F
z|
FFF A2F|c6|
FFF A2F|G6|
FFF A2F|c6|
cdc BAG|F3-F2||
C|
F2F A2F|c3-c2C|
F2F A2F|G3-G2C|
FFF AAF|cc4c|
(cd)c (BA)G|F3-F2||

Click to play


20 Nov 02 - 07:00 PM (#831129)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: SINSULL

Don't remember the name of the show but there was a ridiculous woman named Miss Nancy with an equally ridiculous magic mirror. The mirror had no glass and she would look through the hole at the camera and wish happy birthday "to David and Mary and oh I see Sarah too!" She also skipped around singing "Here we go loop de loo" leaving some of us wondering just how looped she really was. I was a cynical child.


20 Nov 02 - 07:08 PM (#831135)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Just Amy

Her name was Miss Francis and it was Romper Room. You are not old enough Sinsull


20 Nov 02 - 07:59 PM (#831187)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Snuffy

Jeanie, you missed

Time to go home
Time to go home
La la la la la la
Time to go home

Time to go home
Time to go home
Andy is waving goodbye
Goodbye
Goodbye


WassaiL! V


21 Nov 02 - 08:36 AM (#831521)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Declan

I remeber this stuff too. And Bill & Ben the Flower-Pot Men.

And then there was Muffin' the Mule, but we don't really want to go there !


21 Nov 02 - 05:04 PM (#831965)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: John MacKenzie

I remember a radio comedian named Loopy Lou, who used to finish his act on Workers Playtime with a song along the lines of.

If you want to hear from me again
I'll tell you what to do
Just write your name on a five pound note,
And send to Loopy Lou.
Oh Chilli chilli sauce
Chilli chilli sauce

God I'm so old sometimes.....Giok


21 Nov 02 - 06:59 PM (#832051)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: SINSULL

No, Amy. Wrong on both counts. I am old enough and Miss Francis was the saint who ran Ding Dong School. She died just last year and I shed a tear. She taught me how to be unafraid of scissors, glue, glitter and the ensuing messes I created.

Miss Nancy was just an idiot. Although I am sure there are children who fondly remember Romper Room - it came to me in the middle of the night.


22 Nov 02 - 04:34 PM (#832890)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: denise:^)

Romper Room was made and broadcast locally, when it was on the air--so it was "Miss _______," depending on where you lived. (And you don't have to be so all-fired old to remember it, either--I was born in '61...)

In the Detroit area, it was Miss Sally, and I was always SO disgusted that she could never see ME in her "magic mirror!" I always sang along on the "Do-Bee" song, and figured she owed me...

BTW, listening to the midi at the kididdles site just brought to my attention that "Looby Loo" is the same melody, basically, as "The Farmer in the Dell." Strange I never noticed before...I've known both songs since I was a preschooler.
--denise:^)


22 Nov 02 - 04:54 PM (#832909)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST

Hinkum Booby, Lubin, Looby Loo, Hokey Pokey, - it's had a lot of
titles. See 'Hinkum Booby' in Scarce Songs 2 at
www.erols.com/olsonw for a 19th century Scots version.


25 Jul 07 - 11:17 PM (#2111482)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Do Bee Song
From: GUEST

Would ;like lyrics to Romper Room Do Bee Song


26 Jul 07 - 09:42 AM (#2111741)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

Andy Pandy & Teddy had levitation down to a fine art too!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Pandy


26 Jul 07 - 12:09 PM (#2111857)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mo the caller

Hokey Koky had a different tune from Looby loo. We sang them both and to us they were different songs.
Looby loo had the same tune (and after v1 the same words) as
Jenny go round the sun
Jenny go round the moon
Jenny go round the chimney pot
On a Sunday afternoon.


26 Jul 07 - 12:36 PM (#2111881)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,meself

This might be an acceptable place to publish a little bit of introspection, a piece of writing I did in trying to make sense of the strange twists and turns my life has taken:

You may remember Romper Room, hosted by that hostess par excellence, Miss Flora: my first love. At some spot in every show, Miss Flora would talk about two little bees, Do-bee and Don't-Bee. She had pictures of them both, which she kindly shared with us. Do-Bee had good manners and put his toys away and didn't play in traffic and was generally a royal pain in the ass. Don't-Bee had a bad attitude and a cool way of talking (you could tell) and made the traffic stop for him. He was my kind of bee. But Miss Flora wanted me to emulate Do-Bee, and I was infatuated with her - she was in fact my first love - and so I tried my best to be a smarty-pants just like Do-bee, of whom she spoke so approvingly.
    Well, the years went by, and, though neither of us could put our finger on just what it was, something seemed to come between Miss Flora and me. It's not that those magic words, "Romper, Bomper, Stomper, Boo!", didn't still bring me running to the tv set - they did - but little things would sometimes inexplicably get on my nerves: "Why milk and cookies?" I cried out one day in exasperation. "Always milk and cookies! Why not lemonade and little cut-up sandwiches? Why not birthday-cake and juice?" Nobody understood what was wrong, not even me. Miss Flora said nothing, but just turned away, I suppose to hide the pain that must have been in her face.
    And then, one morning she was gone. Well, I had always known that she wasn't going to be there forever, and I told myself I didn't care. But the truth is, it was then I finally turned my back altogether on Do-Bee, rejecting him too forcefully for it to be just a matter of moving on. And I embraced my inner Don't-Bee with the passion of a returned lover. It soon seemed that Don't-Bee and I were one. I used bad manners, I didn't put my toys away, I even stuck my finger in an electric outlet.
    Occasionally, as I wandered back and forth across the street, and as far as the end of the block, I would think I saw Miss Flora, or imagine I heard her voice, and for a moment I would find myself trying to be just like Do-bee again. Then the illusion would pass, and I would be staring at a tipped-over tricycle, or an abandoned teddy-bear, and I would tell myself that it was Don't-bee that had been right all along ...


26 Jul 07 - 08:26 PM (#2112231)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Sandra in Sydney

good one, meself.

I missed so much cos Dad wouldn't get a TV until the year I turned 14.

sandra


26 Jul 07 - 08:36 PM (#2112237)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,meself

Thank you. <------- Hmmm - I seem to be back in a Do-Bee phase ...


26 Jul 07 - 08:38 PM (#2112240)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,Captain Colin

Oh, how I wish I didn't know this, but it was a hit record for Frankie Vaughn back in the stone age.


26 Jul 07 - 10:56 PM (#2112290)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: alison

The Doo-Bee song

I always do what's right
I never do anything wrong
I'm a romper room doo-bee
A doo-bee all day long


I was on it when I was 4 (Belfast version - with Miss Helen)
I happened to be on the week before Easter so we had little easter chicks - on of whom gave me a peck on the finger.........

I still have a certificate somewhere saying I was there -

slainte

alison


27 Jul 07 - 07:38 AM (#2112495)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,meself

I'm afraid we'll have to see that certificate before we can believe you. Of course, everyone claims to have been on Romper Room ... !


15 Mar 08 - 02:26 PM (#2289183)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST


21 Apr 08 - 10:16 PM (#2322188)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,Mr Mike

Does anyone know who the voice is to Andy pandy and Looby Lou?

We have be racking our brains.


22 Apr 08 - 06:01 AM (#2322357)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Pandy


22 Apr 08 - 06:04 AM (#2322360)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=0UosdoMTmaw


22 Apr 08 - 06:07 AM (#2322363)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

'.........hes she gorn to sleep, Endy Pendy?'


22 Apr 08 - 09:11 AM (#2322485)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: clueless don

Just looked at this thread for the first time. Several things come to mind:

The Do-Bee song I remember from Romper Room (Miss Connie, as I recall) started "Start buzz-buzzing, here's your chance. Everybody's doing, the Do-Bee dance. ..." It is probably available somewhere on the web.

The first time I ever heard "here we go loopy loo" was on what at the time was called "Top 40 radio", back in the sixties. It sounded to my ears like "Here we go loop-de-loop". I didn't find out until later that it was a children's song.

Being from the USA side of the pond, I never encountered Andy Pandy. But I seem to remember Andy Panda, who I believe was a cartoon character produced by the same folks who made Woody Woodpecker (Walter Lantz?)

Don


22 Apr 08 - 09:15 AM (#2322488)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mr Happy

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=R3Omn4Fl0o4


10 Jul 08 - 03:32 PM (#2385964)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,whitevixen

Another one from Workers Playtime

Here we go Looby-loo,
Here we go Looby-light,
What doesn't go in the stew
I put in the shepeherds pie


11 Jul 08 - 03:31 PM (#2386833)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,Meadowmuskrat

I believe Johnny Thunder had a hit with the record some time in the 60's- He pronounced it Loopty Lou. I saw him perform it once at the long defunct Champagne towers in Lodi NJ. I parked cars there and got in free. Glad I didn't have to pay.


12 Jul 08 - 01:29 PM (#2387404)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Dave the Gnome

Who remembers 'loop di love' by Shaggy (I think)?

Amazing words -

I saw you walking down the street
Your hair was hanging down to feet
Your waist was waving like a ship
The way you looked made me sick

Eeeeh - They don't write em like that anymore.

:D


04 Feb 11 - 07:22 AM (#3088476)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST

here we go loopy loo   here we go loopy light here we go loopy loo all on a saturday night    then you put your right hand in put your right hand out you shake it all about etc


08 Mar 16 - 11:11 AM (#3777394)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: MGM·Lion

We used to do

Here we go looby-loo
Here we go looby-light
Here we go looby-loo
Upon a Saturday night --

standing in circle with in & out moves for each line

followed by Hokey-Cokey style puttings in & shakings about

to exact tune linked in 20 Nov 02 post by Joe Offer

at Woodstock School, 2-4 The Drive, Golders Green, London NW11

in 1937 -- {ie BEFORE JIMMY KENNEDY WROTE (or claimed to have done -- see wiki entry!) 'HOKEY COKEY'!}

So how about that then?

≈M≈


02 Apr 16 - 08:42 AM (#3782790)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST

I thought it was a Miss Adrienne (at present I can't rememer her surname, but have a vague mental picture of a youngish woman with dark, possibly curly, hair, but not too long - like a schoolteacher) did the Northern Ireland version of "Romper Room", but may be wrong. I think the introduction went:

Romper, Bomper, Stomper, Boo
Tell Me, Tell Me, Tell Me, Do
Magic Mirror, tell me today
Did my friends have fun at play?

After this she would say something like "I can see Johnny, and I can see Mary, and I can see Tommy, and I can see Betty..." (these names are hypothetical but in those pre-hippy days nobody named their kids Moonchild or Starburst, let alone Kylie, Jason, etc).

Isn't it annoying how one can remember trivia from over 50 years ago, but can't remember important things like where I left my car keys a few minutes ago!


12 Aug 19 - 08:06 AM (#4004233)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,John Prof

I wonder whether anyone else remembers the comedian chef Loopy Lou who appeared on Workers Playtime. He had a two liner:

here we go Loopy Lou, here we go Loopy lie,
What we don't put in the stew we put in the shepherd pie.

Was there more to this? And does anyone remember his closing piece about Chillie Sauce?


12 Aug 19 - 10:06 AM (#4004248)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: GUEST,Starship

GUEST,John Prof: http://www.chelsea-lodge.org.uk/Bernard-Spear.htm


12 Aug 19 - 04:02 PM (#4004306)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: here we go loopy loo
From: Mrrzy

Hokey Pokey and Loopty [note the t] Loo are entirely different songs. Some of you obviously grew up in an alternate reality.