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"Skidamarink" is a very popular children's song with a long history[citation needed]. It was originally the grand finale song of the 1910 Broadway musical, "The Echo."[citation needed] Since the title is gibberish, it has had various spellings over the years.

The song began appearing on many song collections for children's shows in the 1980s. The most popular versions were by the Australian show Bananas in Pyjamas, and the Canadian show The Elephant Show[citation needed].

Several years after the conclusions of The Elephant Show, in the late 1990s, the original performers on that show, Sharon, Lois & Bram, briefly had their own show titled, Skinnamarink TV[citation needed].

"Skidamarink" appears in an advertisement for the Chevrolet Cruze in the United States.[citation needed]

Otto Brandenburg's Danish Christmas song Søren Banjomus, is based on "Skidamarink", with accompanying "danglified" versions of the gibberish.[citation needed]


Skidamarink a-dink, a-dink,

Skidamarink a-doo,

I love you. (2x)

I love you in the morning,

And in the afternoon;

I love you in the evening,

And underneath the moon.

Oh, skidamarink a-dink, a-dink,

Skidamarink a-doo,

I love you.

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