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Song Details
Rank this week: 26 (↑17)
Duration: 2:14 
Release Date: 1970  (Tim P. Ryan) 
Lyrics By: Albert Hammond & Mike Hazlewood (Tim P. Ryan) 
Music By: Albert Hammond & Mike Hazlewood (Tim P. Ryan) 
Produced By: John Burgess, arr: Jim Sullivan (Tim P. Ryan) 
Released By: Capitol 2819 (45), 483 (LP) "Gimme Dat Ding!" (peterpuck9) 
Published By: Dick James Music (AH3RD) 
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Facts:
  • An instrumental version of this song was a favorite background music for Benny Hill Show sketches. (Stavro Arrgolus)
  • Also available on Bubblegum Classics, Vol. 5: The Voice of Tony Burrows (Tim P. Ryan)
  • Roger Greenaway sang the falsetto voice, Tony Burrows did other voices (Tim P. Ryan)
  • Reached #9 on the Billboard charts in June 1970. (sav-man)
  • Song Lyrics:
    That's right, That's right, I'm sad and blue
    'Cause I can't do the Boogaloo
    I'm lost, I'm lost, can't do my thing
    That's why I sing, Gimme, Gimme Dat Ding Ah..

    Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Dat
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Dat Ding (Oh Sing it one more time Momma)

    Oh,Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Dat
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Dat Ding (Ah, you ain't doin' that late at night)

    Ah, what good's a metronome without a boatbell ringing?
    How fast can anybody ever tell he swings?
    How can you tell the rhythm written on a bar?
    How can you ever hope to know just where you are?
    Gimme Dat, (Gimme Dat) Ah Gimme Dat (Gimme Dat),
    Ah Gimme Dat, (Gimme Dat) Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme,

    Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Dat
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Dat Ding

    Oh, Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Dat
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Dat Ding

    Ah, what good's a metronome without a boatbell ringing?
    How fast can anybody ever tell he swings?
    How can you tell the rhythm written on the bar?
    How can you ever hope to know just where you are?
    Gimme Dat, Ah Gimme Dat,
    Ah Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme,

    Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Dat
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Dat Ding
    (Bill L)
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    Current Rating 10.0 (5 votes)
    Messages about the song: "Gimme Dat Ding"
     
     
    dicehiggins   Offline  -  Member  -  04-21-09 04:08 PM  -  13 years ago
    fiogf49gjkf0d
    Love this song...first heard it in the movie Drowning Mona
      Online  -   -  06-29-07 12:20 AM  -  14 years ago
    fiogf49gjkf0d
    Oh,Gimme Dat, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme Dat
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme Dat Ding, Gimme Dat, Gimme, Gimme Dat,
    Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Dat Ding
    peppertree5706   Offline  -  Participant  -  07-26-06 01:32 PM  -  15 years ago
    fiogf49gjkf0d
    >Tony Burrows did other voices

    Did that guy have enough chart action in the summer of 1970?

    White Planes
    Edison Lighthouse
    Wadsworth Mansion
    Brotherhood Of Man

    I think he may have had connections to The Archies and Partridge Family too.

    1970 was a good year for him.
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