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Postby Y`s Guy » Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:26 pm

Sorry guys but when this song comes on the radio the work stops and everybody dances!!

Hit it...

Hey! Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
It's Dominick the donkey.
Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
The Italian Christmas donkey.
(la la la-la la-la la la la la)
(la la la-la la-la la-ee-oh-da)

Santa's got a little friend,
His name is Dominick.
The cutest little donkey,
You never see him kick.
When Santa visits his paisons,
With Dominick he'll be.
Because the reindeer cannot,
Climb the hills of Italy.

Hey! Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
It's Dominick the donkey.
Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
The Italian Christmas donkey.
(la la la-la la-la la la la la)
(la la la-la la-la la-ee-oh-da)

Jingle bells around his feet,
And presents on the sled.
Hey! Look at the mayor's derby,
On top of Dominick's head.
A pair of shoes for Louie,
And a dress for Josephine.
The labels on the inside says,
They're made in Brooklyn.

Hey! Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
It's Dominick the donkey.
Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
The Italian Christmas donkey.
(la la la-la la-la la la la la)
(la la la-la la-la la-ee-oh-da)

Children sing, and clap their hands,
And Dominick starts to dance.
They talk Italian to him,
And he even understands.

Cumpare sing,
Cumpare su,
And dance 'sta tarantel.
When jusamagora comes to town,
And brings du ciuccianello.

Hey! Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
It's Dominick the donkey.
Chingedy ching,
(hee-haw, hee-haw)
The Italian Christmas donkey.
(la la la-la la-la la la la la)
(la la la-la la-la la-ee-oh-da)

Hey! Domini


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Postby Snakes Gould » Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:05 am

:-?
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Postby bigh0rt » Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:42 pm

^ You've never heard of this song?
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Postby Snakes Gould » Sun Dec 17, 2006 3:42 pm

i guess im out of the loop ;-7
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Postby Madison » Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:23 pm

Snakes Gould wrote:i guess im out of the loop ;-7


You're not the only one. :-o
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Postby The Artful Dodger » Sun Dec 17, 2006 8:33 pm

Madison wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:i guess im out of the loop ;-7


You're not the only one. :-o


Same here. Anyway, from Wikipedia:

Wikipedia wrote:"Dominick The Donkey" is a well known Christmas Song written by Ray Allen and Loe Monte and sung by Lou Monte in 1962. For decades the song was only occasionally heard. The only radio stations playing the song were ones featuring Oldies. It was percieved to be too novel for the softer music stations and too old or corney for CHR/Top 40 stations. But beginning in the early 1990's, more contemporary artists began to record Christmas music. As a result, younger skewing radio stations began to feature more Christmas Music on their stations, even going wall to wall on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. While there were more Top 40 core artists doing Christmas music by 1992, the stations still needed to play older artists to suppliment the newer Christmas music. A few stations found this song and began mixing it into their Christmas rotations. The song got very positive feedback and as a result, this song began to gain airplay in many formats. Many people assume it was a recent recording and do not realize this song has been around for over 40 years.

In late 2006, the song's chorus was played extensively on The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 due to the names of the show's newsreader (Dominic Byrne) and "The Italian Christmas Donkey" being the same.


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

From the sounds of things, I still prefer Feliz Navidad over this.
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Postby bigh0rt » Sun Dec 17, 2006 9:50 pm

Guess it's not nearly as popular as I had previously assumed. :-?
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Postby JTWood » Sun Dec 17, 2006 10:05 pm

I've never heard it either, you freak.

:-D

I'm kidding, bud.
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Postby Snakes Gould » Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:17 pm

i assume its not the same ray allen that im familar with ? :-? :-D
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Postby Callahan » Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:53 pm

In case anyone is dying to hear this thing....

http://www.santasearch.org/music.asp?PID=2&AudioID=1370

I remember hearing this for the first time on Z100 in New York when I was like 12. I thought it was a spoof the morning crew recorded.
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