Santa's Rockin'! Concert (partially found footage of The Wiggles performance; 2004)

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The tour's poster

Status: Partially Found

Santa's Rockin'! is the twentieth album by Australian children's group The Wiggles that was released on October 5, 2004 in North America and two days later in Australia. The album's accompanying video was released a month earlier in North America before reaching the Australian market on November 10, 2004. It would be the group's third Christmas album after Yule Be Wiggling four years earlier and would feature some famous guest singers like Barry Williams from the Brady Bunch, Ross Wilson (as the character King Mando previously seen in Space Dancing) and John Fogerty of iconic roots rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival. In December 2004, the Santa's Rockin'! Live In Concert tour would commence to promote the album and video.

A setlist from the programme on a different tour date

The tour only spanned 11 shows from December 1 at the Perth Burswood Dome to December 20 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre[1]. The reason why the short number of shows is probably down to halfway through the tour, Anthony Field broke his wrist while trying to catch a falling prop and his place being filled by backup dancer Brett Clarke for one show. The tour would also be notably for debuting a new Big Red Car model that would later be seen in the 2006 video "Here Comes The Big Red Car", the last tour to include ramps at the front of the stage for the Big Red Car and dancers, the second tour to have Ross Wilson do guest vocals on two songs (Eagle Rock and This Little Baby Is Born Again), the first time Nicky Nacky Nocky Noo was performed since 1995 and the debut of the song Mop Mop that would be seen in Sailing Around The World.

One of the Sydney concerts (either December 18th, 19th or 20th) would be recorded but never got a home media release. The only time songs from the concert were used, was in the group's fifth television series The Wiggles Show that started airing in June 2006. It was assumed that songs seen in the series were the only songs performed at the concert, but audience photos of songs that were performed on the tour debunked that and a programme from one of the tour dates also shows songs that didn't appear in the series. It was also discovered that the Latin American television series also called The Wiggles Show used audience footage from the Sydney concert for their concert segments. It's unknown if the group still have the footage of the Sydney concert.

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Toot Toot, Chugga Chugga, Big Red Car
Rock-A-Bye Your Bear
The Monkey Dance
Can You (Point Your Fingers And Do The Twist?)
Lights, Camera, Action, Wiggles!
Move Your Arms Like Henry
We're Dancing With Wags The Dog
Captain Feathersword Fell Asleep on His Pirate Ship (Quack Quack)
Nicky Nacky Nocky Noo
Mop Mop
Hoop Dee Doo
Where's Jeff?
Play Your Guitar With Murray
Hot Potato
Great Big Man In Red
The Wiggle Owl Medley (1/2)
The Wiggle Owl Medley (2/2)


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