99 Bottles of Pop on the Wall

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Information About 99 Bottles of Pop on the Wall

This is also sung as 99 bottles of beer, which is an anonymous folk song that dates back to the mid-20th century. It is a traditional song sung in the US as well as Canada.

Most variations of this song can be tracked back to an old English song called Ten Green Bottles. Other variants of the original include 'Ten German Bombers'.

This song is popular on long car rides, or bus trips to school events. It takes approximately 20-30 minutes to sing all the verses. It can also be repeated as many times as you want. It teaches kids to count backwards.

Dozens of mathematical variants have been collected by Donald Byrd. The variant that goes 'the square root of (number) of bottles?' was featured in an episode of Malcom in the Middle.

This song has also been used in computer programming. It's used as a practice exercise for studying programming, and a demonstration of the differences between programming languages.

A variant that goes '99 cartons of milk on the wall, take one down open the spout, drinkity drink till the milk runs out' was heard in an episode of iCarly.

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

A beer version

99 bottles of beer on the wall
99 bottles of beer
you take one down
pass it around
98 bottle of beer on the wall.

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Lindsay Davis, United States

28 April 2012 at 6:55pm

littel babby please do not say anything bad

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Madison, Mexico

26 September 2011 at 9:00pm

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Rachel, Albania

29 May 2011 at 3:11pm

snunngle song bunn rocks

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Zoe, Australia

22 October 2010 at 7:58am

it just will keep going on and on and on on on on all day! :)

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Zoe, Geelong

24 September 2010 at 11:39pm

i can't get music

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Ashley Penn, Somewhere In South Florida

10 April 2010 at 2:52pm

When I was 9, I rewrote the ending to annoy my mommy on a REALLY long road trip. 0 Bottles of Beer on the wall 0 Bottles of Beer! I went to the store And bought you some more 99 Bottles of Beer on the wall! I got to ride in the back of the truck for the rest of the trip. :D

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Donald Anderson, Perth, Australia

6 November 2009 at 1:19am

I Love This Song. I like the melody.

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Henrys Mattheys, Perth, Australia

5 November 2009 at 1:28am

i have sung this song in my bus trips so many times. i love it!

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Donald Anderson, Perth, Australia

4 November 2009 at 6:39am

i love this song

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Engjell Imeri, Kosovo,mitrovice

30 November 2008 at 10:36am

It rocks. I love watching and listening to the songs

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This song has been printed from the BusSongs.com website.