Ooby Dooby

Roy Orbison

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Roy Orbison

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname 'The Big O', was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas and began singing in a rockabilly/country and western band in high school until he was signed by Sun Records in Memphis. His greatest success came with Monument Records between 1960 and 1964, when 22 of his songs placed on the Billboard Top Forty, including "Only the Lonely", "Crying", and "Oh, Pretty Woman". His career stagnated through the 1970s, but several covers of his songs and the use of "In Dreams" in David Lynch's Blue Velvet revived his career in the 1980s. In 1988, he joined the supergroup Traveling… more »


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Hey baby, jump over here and you do the ooby dooby 
I want to be near 

Ooby dooby, ooby dooby 
Ooby dooby dooby dooby 
Dooby dooby do wah do wah do wah 

Well ya wriggle to the left, you wriggle to the right 
Do the ooby dooby with all of your might 

Yell ya wriggle and ya shake, like a bit rattle snake 
Ya do the ooby dooby 'till ya think her heart'll break 

Well you won't be a struttin' 'cause now ya know 
How to do the ooby dooby now baby let's go

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Written by: Wade L. Moore, Dick Penner

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