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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Nicole, Lowell Nebraska

5 April 2009 at 10:03pm

OMG i sang this song when i was in preschool! and that was about 15 years ago

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Vicki, Fredericksburg, Virginia

31 March 2009 at 1:49pm

i love this song! i always sing it 2 the kids i take care of

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Betty, Mcallen, Hidalgo

31 March 2009 at 1:22am

this is a wonderful song

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Tanya, Oshawa, Canada

19 March 2009 at 2:48pm

I heard another version, a more politically correct, without harming the bee. If I can only find that version!

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Molly, Owatonna, United States

14 March 2009 at 1:09pm

I've known this song since I was a tot. I'm 15 years old and I loved this song ever since.

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Lulu, United States

7 March 2009 at 2:51am

awsomest song ever

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Belle, England

28 February 2009 at 6:28pm

great song. i learnt these lyrics 3 years ago and i still think there great. BTW im 12 years old.

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Chelou, Philippines

10 February 2009 at 1:32am

nice..

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Sonny, New York

2 February 2009 at 1:39am

It is the best song in the world

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Hafsa, Leicester

17 January 2009 at 6:59pm

very good 4 little children! cudnt stop larrrrfin! LOL

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Chloe, Ohio

15 January 2009 at 2:55am

i love this and im 9

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Bob, Streator Ill.

11 January 2009 at 8:17pm

these songs are great my twin grandaughters live 80 miles away when i talk to them they want me to sing a song. thanks for this chance

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Hamm, Philadelphia, Usa

18 December 2008 at 9:57pm

i <33 it (:

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Kathi, Philadelphia, Usa

18 December 2008 at 9:56pm

awh <3

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Emma, New York New York

15 December 2008 at 11:54pm

I love that song, I didn't know the lyrics until last year :o lol :)

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Rose, Verona Italy

24 November 2008 at 7:42pm

I love the bumblebee song. It's great.

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Boblera, Main Street, Usa

22 November 2008 at 10:44pm

hehehe

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Kuthrah, Atlanta Usa

22 November 2008 at 10:43pm

Best song ever!

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