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Re: Hokey Cokey

Posted by Steve E on June 24, 2005

In Reply to: Hokey Cokey posted by Lewis on June 24, 2005

: : : I'm looking for a phrase or saying or song or cockney phrase which has the following words in it - here we go lindy loo, here we go lindy ly

: : : can any one assist please.

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: : Copyright Unknown
: : (We believe "Loop de Loop" is the original version, but many sing it as "Looby Loo" instead)

: : 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

: : Hear it at http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/looby.htm

: That sounds like a mix of "here we go loop-di-loop" and "the Hokey Cokey" - I am not an expert on those songs/dances, but when I organised a WWII era revue, the Hokey-Cokey was mentioned as being a war-time favourite by somebody who could remember back.

: Willy Russell makes reference to "Loop-di-loop" in "Shirley Valentine" - the main character mentions that when she was younger she was "loop-di-friggin'-loop"

: L

In the US it was referred to as the "Hokey Pokey"