Polly Wolly Doodle

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"Polly Wolly Doodle" is a song sung by Dan Emmett's Virginia Minstrels, who premiered at New York's Bowery Amphitheatre in February 1843, and which is sometimes credited to Emmett (1815–1904).wikipedia
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The melody of this song as it is usually sung formed the basis for Boney M.'s hit Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday in 1979, and also for Alexandra Burke's song Start Without You.
Many critics have noted the song's resemblance to a nursery rhyme, that is Polly Wolly Doodle, but the mood reminds of Boney M's Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday.

Dan Emmett

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"Polly Wolly Doodle" is a song sung by Dan Emmett's Virginia Minstrels, who premiered at New York's Bowery Amphitheatre in February 1843, and which is sometimes credited to Emmett (1815–1904).

The Littlest Rebel

Finally, Virgie happily sings "Polly Wolly Doodle" to her father, Colonel Morrison and a group of soldiers.

You Can't Take It with You (film)

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Grandpa responds by inviting him to play "Polly Wolly Doodle" on the harmonica that he gave him.

S.O.B. (film)

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The climax of Night Wind is the first scene of S.O.B., an elaborate song and dance sequence set to "Polly Wolly Doodle", in which Sally wanders through a room full of giant toys (several of which come to life), singing the song while dressed as a tomboy.

Kidsongs

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Bowery Amphitheatre

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"Polly Wolly Doodle" is a song sung by Dan Emmett's Virginia Minstrels, who premiered at New York's Bowery Amphitheatre in February 1843, and which is sometimes credited to Emmett (1815–1904).

Yale Glee Club

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It was known to have been performed by the Yale Glee Club in 1878 and was first published in a Harvard student songbook in 1880.

Harvard University

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It was known to have been performed by the Yale Glee Club in 1878 and was first published in a Harvard student songbook in 1880.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

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"Polly Wolly Doodle" appears in the existing manuscript for Laura Ingalls Wilder's These Happy Golden Years exactly as it is used in the published version.

These Happy Golden Years

"Polly Wolly Doodle" appears in the existing manuscript for Laura Ingalls Wilder's These Happy Golden Years exactly as it is used in the published version.

Boney M.

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The melody of this song as it is usually sung formed the basis for Boney M.'s hit Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday in 1979, and also for Alexandra Burke's song Start Without You.

Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday

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The melody of this song as it is usually sung formed the basis for Boney M.'s hit Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday in 1979, and also for Alexandra Burke's song Start Without You.
"Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday" is a 1979 single by Euro disco band Boney M. as an adaptation of nursery rhyme Polly Wolly Doodle.

Alexandra Burke

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The melody of this song as it is usually sung formed the basis for Boney M.'s hit Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday in 1979, and also for Alexandra Burke's song Start Without You.

Children's music

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The tune is also found in children's music, including the Sunday school song "O-B-E-D-I-E-N-C-E," the German group die Lollipops'

Sunday school

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The tune is also found in children's music, including the Sunday school song "O-B-E-D-I-E-N-C-E," the German group die Lollipops'

Die Lollipops

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The tune is also found in children's music, including the Sunday school song "O-B-E-D-I-E-N-C-E," the German group die Lollipops'

Barney & Friends

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"Radio Lollipop," and the Barney & Friends songs "Alphabet Soup" (though only using the first verse's tune) and "If I Had One Wish" (which uses both verses).

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