Is the hokey pokey really what its all about
What If the Hokey Pokey Really Is What Its All About? Quotes by Rebecca Burke
Alright, you got me. Or am I? Let us visit the shady origins of the Hokey Pokey, shall we? You think this is joke? I think you think this is a joke.
This could be the Hokey Cokey. I got given a card for my birthday. The card was from my parents. An amusing enough joke, but what if it is? A song would never make a claim without being possibly researched. Today, so will have to do my own research.
You do the Hokey Pokey, And you turn it all around, That's what it's all about No other song seems to symbolize a good time for people and bring smiles to their faces to quite the same extent as "The Hokey Pokey., Post The hokey-cokey.
The hokey cokey United Kingdom , Ireland and the Caribbean or hokey pokey United States , Canada , Australia and Israel  is a participation dance with a distinctive accompanying tune and lyric structure. It is well known in English-speaking countries. It originates in a British folk dance, with variants attested as early as The song and accompanying dance peaked in popularity as a music hall song and novelty dance in the mids in the UK. The song became a chart hit twice in the s.
Even the modern history of it is somewhat convoluted. Proposed origin theories span oceans, and even centuries. That said, the convoluted nature of the history of something has never stopped us from trying to trace the origin before, so here goes. So what do we actually know about the song? The song went a little something like this:. It then continued with other body parts being put in and out and shaken all about.