Baby Bumble Bee

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Information About Baby Bumble Bee

The origins of "Baby Bumble Bee" came from a song played on the fiddle in the 19th century by the composer Colonel Sanford C. Faulkner. It is sung to the same tune as "The Arkansas Traveler".

There are many versions to this song since a lot of parents might find the original content harsh for some children. For example changing to lyrics from, "Mommy won't be proud of me",
 instead, "Mommy will be surprised at me!".

For further information about the song "Baby Bumble Bee", check out Wikipedia.com.

The melody was originally written to be played on the fiddle by American composer Colonel Sanford C. "Sandy" Faulkner and dates from the 19th century.

Alternative Lyrics & Related Songs

This version features other creatures

Oh, I'm bringing home a baby bumble bee
Won't my mommy be so proud of me
'Cause I'm bringing home a baby bumble bee --
Buzzy, buzzy, buzzy --
(spoken): OOOOH, it bit me!

Oh, I'm bringing home a baby rattlesnake
Won't my mommy shiver and shake
'Cause I'm bringing home a baby rattlesnake --
Rattle, rattle, rattle --
(spoken): OOOOH, it bit me!

Oh, I'm bringing home a baby turtle
Won't my mommy really pop her girdle
'Cause I'm bringing home a baby turtle
Snappy, snappy, snappy --
(spoken): OOOOH, it bit me!

Oh, I'm bringing home a baby dinosaur
Won't my mommy fall right through the floor
'Cause I'm bringing home a baby dinosaur --
Gobble, gobble, gobble --
(spoken): OOOOH, it ate me!

If you need to blame the bumblebee this is the song you sing

I'm bringin home a baby bumble bee, won't my mommy be so proud of me
I'm bringin home a baby bumblebee,
OUCH! It stung me!
same way) Squishin up my baby bumblebee, etc. OH NO, what have I done!
Lickin up my baby bumblebee, etc. UUGH, I don't feel so good. .
I'm BARFin up my baby bumblebee, etc. UH OH, what a mess!
I'm moppin up my baby bumblebee, etc. THERE! Shiny clean.
I'm gonna tell my mommy 'bout my bee, etc. OH NO! The mop!
I'm gettin a spankin from mommy, and she isn't very proud of me, I'm gettin a spankin from mommy, STUPID BABY BUMBLEBEE!

When you are catching a bumblebee

I'm chasin' down my baby bumble bee
Won't my mommy be so proud of me
I'm chasin' down my baby bumble bee
HA! I caught him.

I'm takin' home my baby bumble bee
Won't my mommy be so proud of me
I'm takin' home my baby bumble bee
OUCH! He stung me.

1 version that has 3 verses

I'm bringing home a baby bumble bee.
Won't my mommy be so proud of me?
I'm bringing home a baby bumble bee. .
OUCH! It stung me!

I'm smashing up a baby bumble bee.
Won't my mommy be so proud of me?
I'm smashing up a baby bumble bee.
Ewww! There's bee on me!

I'm wiping off a baby bumble bee.
Won't my mommy be so proud of me?
I'm wiping off a baby bumble bee. .
No. .more. .bee on me!

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98 Comments

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Laura, United States

12 October 2013 at 9:34pm

Hamm?

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Laura, United States

12 October 2013 at 9:33pm

This was one of my 4th grade camp songs and now i cant get it out of my head, but the good thing is that it is a great song

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sadie, connecticut

6 October 2013 at 8:20pm

I love this song

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anchinga, Antigua and Barbuda

6 October 2013 at 8:18pm

Love it

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sadie, Antarctica

6 October 2013 at 8:17pm

I love this song... even though there are no bumblebees here

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sydney, United States

5 October 2013 at 10:50pm

This is so anoying

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Shitface, Angola

14 April 2013 at 5:02pm

Holla I'm 14 years of age and this is my ringtone. I listen to this song when I get constipated, it really helps the flow (if ya know what I mean)

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Jessie, Australia

9 December 2012 at 6:55am

baby bumble bee is the best song i'v ever heard i wish it was in my dreams for ever

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Tams, Australia

23 November 2012 at 2:45am

such a funny song. my little brother taught it to me about 6 years ago. just showed it to my friend in class. she thought it was funny too. :)

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Mary, China

19 November 2012 at 5:46am

i love it

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Haley, United States

1 May 2012 at 1:42am

i got stung by a bumble bee.

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Marly, United States

19 March 2012 at 10:35pm

love thhe szong

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Cierra, United States

29 January 2012 at 5:33pm

i waz tut this song when i was in preschool! <3

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Claire Wilson, United States

23 January 2012 at 2:59pm

this is googd for my baby girl roxy it helps tham learn about what to touch and what to not touch

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Rachel, United States

22 December 2011 at 1:30am

The lyrics are actually a bit disturbing....

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Elizabeth, United States

9 December 2011 at 9:50pm

i was giving my two year old a bath the other night and she started making squishing actions with her hands and saying squishing baby bumble bee. she learned the song at daycare and loves it. brings me back to when i was in preschool and did this song

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Amber, United States

16 November 2011 at 5:22am

I use to sing this song with my friends on the bus when i was in elementry. =) seems so long ago.

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Rayna, United States

14 November 2011 at 12:20am

I Love It I'm 9 and 3 quarters. Love it!

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Person, United States

25 October 2011 at 6:00am

I love this song it is stuck in my head and me and my friends would always sing it in the summer and laugh all day long!

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Millie, United Kingdom

20 October 2011 at 7:39pm

We sung that at school.When I was 4or 5 very good.

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