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Brian Hyland

Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini

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“Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” is a novelty song telling the story of a shy girl wearing a revealing polka dot bikini at the beach, who in the first verse is too afraid to leave the locker where she has changed into her bikini; in the second, she has made it to the beach but sits on the sand wrapped in a blanket; and in the closing verse, she has finally gone into the ocean, but is too afraid to come out, and stays immersed in the water – despite the fact that she’s “turning blue”, to quote the song’s lyrics – to hide herself from view. It was written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss and first released in June 1960 by Brian Hyland with orchestra conducted by John Dixon as “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini.“ Hyland’s version... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Yellow, polka dot bikini ... Ba-da-dop ... Bop, bop, bop, bop, badop, bop, bop-bop-bop

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Popular in Polka (See Charts): Ievan Polkka, Sauerkraut-Polka, Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, Frida Oum Papa, Beer Barrel Polka, Beer Barrel Polka, and I Like To Polka.


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