It approximately appears in the track listing before "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley AKA Track 5 which is professionally referred to as Track 4. Type song title, artist or lyrics. sales+streaming figures based on certification alone, Ooh Eeh Ooh Aah Aah Ting Tang Walla Walla Bing Bang, The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late), "Monster Mash Rock 'n Roll Halloween Party", "HOW DAVID SEVILLE AND THE WITCH DOCTOR RESCUED LIBERTY RECORDS" (, Offiziellecharts.de – Cartoons – Witch Doctor", Dutchcharts.nl – Cartoons – Witch Doctor", "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100", Swedishcharts.com – Cartoons – Witch Doctor", "British single certifications – Cartoons – Witch Doctor", The Chipmunks and The Chipettes: Born to Rock, Greatest Hits: Still Squeaky After All These Years, We're the Chipmunks (Music from the TV Show), Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Witch_Doctor_(song)&oldid=986758718, Music published by Bourne Co. Music Publishers, Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs number-one singles, Pages using infobox song with unknown parameters, Articles with unsourced statements from March 2019, Certification Table Entry usages for United Kingdom, Pages using certification Table Entry with streaming figures, Pages using certification Table Entry with streaming footnote, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz release group identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz work identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 November 2020, at 21:00. The song tells the story of a man in love with a woman who initially does not return his affections. The wise Witch Doctor replies, "oo ee oo aa aa, ting, tang, walla walla bing bang" (a phrase which is repeated three times as the chorus of the song). The 2006 album, "Halloween Fun For Kids". In a second version from the 1960 Chipmunks album Sing Again with the Chipmunks (which was later re-released in a musical segment of an episode of The Alvin Show), when he says to the Chipmunks (when they request to sing the song) "I don't know, fellas, I made that record once!
1 single and stayed in the position for three weeks. Longing for her companionship, the man goes to see a witch doctor for advice. . Last update on: August 3, 2020. "Witch Doctor" is a 1958 American novelty song written and performed by Ross Bagdasarian, under his stage name David Seville. It's part of the compilation album, "Monster Mash Rock 'n Roll Halloween Party" which was released in 2000. 4 song for 1958.. Top lyrics Community Contribute Business. For one, only one sped-up "chipmunk-style" voice is featured rather than three such voices singing in harmony. Another version of the song was by the Danish band Cartoons, on their 1998 debut album Toonage. A re-recorded version of this song also appears twice on separate albums starting off with 1. In 2007, a DeeTown cover (featuring Chris Classic) was recorded for the live-action/CGI Alvin and the Chipmunks movie. The first cover version was recorded in 1958 by the British musician Don Lang and made the UK Top 10. OMG BEST SONG EVER!! It became a number one hit and rescued Liberty Records from near-bankruptcy.. ", to which Alvin responds "Yeah, but not with us! The song was used for the opening of the 1990 TV special Rockin' Through the Decades in the style of various artists. 117 in a 10-week chart stay. Marvin Suggs and his Muppetophone performed the song on an episode of The Muppet Show. Download and print in PDF or MIDI free sheet music for super mario world - athletic theme by Misc Computer Games arranged by PIEridot for Trombone (Solo) In 2012, they released a duet cover with The Chipettes entitled "Witch Doctor 2.0" available for digital download on the iTunes Store (although iTunes only credits The Chipmunks). The first song to truly be by the "group" was "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late). Sha Na Na released an audio version of this famous novelty Halloween song in 1997. The single also peaked at No. Jon Bauerman or Bowzer for short sings each verse at a time while the backup singers singing as Alvin & The Chipmunks follow along with him. The song has gained further popularity due to multiple covers performed by Alvin and the Chipmunks. The song tells the story of a man in love with a woman who initially does not return his affections. i dont own the song ~~~~~LYRICS~~~~~ Hey Witchdoctor, give us the magic words. Sign in Sign up. A Spanish and an Italian version both appear on the album Toontastic, while an Italian version also appears on the album More Toonage. The voice of the "Witch Doctor" was in fact Bagdasarian's own voice sped-up to double speed, a technique later exploited by Bagdasarian to create Alvin and the Chipmunks (and which he had also used on at least one other pre-Chipmunk song, "The Bird on My Head"). It appears on their album, "Greatest Hits". Their version charted well in Europe, reaching the top forty in many countries, as well as peaking at No.
The single was considered a major surprise hit on the chart, where it became Seville's first No. 1 on the Billboard R&B chart and on the Cash Box chart as well.
2 on the UK Singles Chart. !\r i dont own the song\r\r~~~~~~~~~~~~LYRICS~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\rHey Witchdoctor, give us the magic words.\r-All right, you go: uh ih uh ah ah, ting tang wallawallabingbang\r\rAll right!\r[Chorus]\rooh eeh ooh ahah, ting tang wallawallabingbang\rooh eeh ooh ahah, tingtang wallawallabingbang\rooh eeh ooh ahah, ting tang wallawallabingbang\rooh eeh ooh ahah, tingtang wallawallabingbang\r\rdou dou doudou dou dou dou\r[Chorus]\r\rdou dou dou dou\rI told the witchdoctor, I was in love with you\rdou dou dou dou\rI told the witchdoctor, I was in love with you\rdou dou dou dou\rAnd than the witchdoctor, he told me what to do\r\rhe told me:\r[Chorus]\r\rdou dou dou dou\rI told the witchdoctor, you didn't love me true\rdou dou dou dou\rI told the witchdoctor, you didn't love me nice\rdou dou dou dou\rAnd than the witchdoctor, he gave me this advice\r\r[Chorus]\r\rYou can keep your love from me just like you were a miser,\rAnd I'll admit it wasn't very smart, (eyeyeyey)\rBut I went out to find my-self a guy that's so much wiser,\rAnd he told me the way to win your heart:\r\rdou dou doudou dou dou dou\rooh eeh ooh ahah,... (dou dou dou dou dou dou dou)\rooh eeh ooh ahah,... (dou dou dou dou dou dou dou)\rooh eeh ooh ahah,... (dou dou dou dou dou dou dou)\rooh eeh ooh ahah,... (dou dou dou dou dou dou dou)\rooh eeh ooh ahah, tingtang wallawallabingbang\r\rCome on and:\r[Chorus WITCH DOCTOR!!!!! The wise Witch Doctor replies, "oo ee oo aa aa, ting, tang, walla walla bing bang" (a phrase which is repeated three times as the chorus of the song). , A sequel of sorts, "Witch Doctor Bump", by funk band the Chubukos, including Chipmunk-style novelty voices, appeared in the Record World charts in late 1973, rising as high as No. Billboard ranked it as the No. In 1983, they would perform this song on the Alvin and the Chipmunks episode "The Chipmunk Story" and the soundtrack Songs From Our TV Shows. The Cartoons' cover was also featured in the Dancemania compilation series and Dance Dance Revolution game series, starting with DDRMAX Dance Dance Revolution 6thMix. WITCH DOCTOR!!!!! ", The song peaked at No. Furthermore, Bagdasarian (as Seville) insisted that it was not technically a Chipmunks song. The single sold over one million copies in the United States. Longing for her companionship, the man goes to see a witch doctor for advice. The first was for their 1960 album Sing Again with The Chipmunks, which would later be adapted into a musical segment on The Alvin Show. The 2004 album, "Halloween Party - 16 Scary Songs" and 2. Background and composition. OMG BEST SONG EVER! Come on!" In the middle of the song, the man tells the woman he loves about his asking the Witch Doctor for advice. Because of this, it is often referred to as the first song by the Chipmunks; this is not precisely true. A version performed by Devo was in The Rugrats Movie as part of an animated sequence. 1 on the Billboard Top 100, the predecessor to the Billboard Hot 100. No translations available + … LyricsOoh Eeh Ooh Ah Aah Best of Hits. In 1996, a dance mix cover was recorded for the album Club Chipmunk: The Dance Mixes.