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"The Bear Song" is a single by American comedy metal band Green Jellÿ. It is based on "The Bear Went Over the Mountain", an old popular camp traditional song, sung to the tune of "Sipping Cider through a Straw" from 1919.[1][2][3]

"The Bear Song"
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Single by Green Jellÿ
from the album 333
Released1994
Recorded1993
GenreComedy rock, heavy metal, punk rock
LabelZoo Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Michael Bloomquist, Joe Canizzaro, Bill Manspeaker
Producer(s)Green Jellÿ
Green Jellÿ singles chronology
"Three Little Pigs"
(1993)
"The Bear Song"
(1994)
"Slave Boy"
(1994)

Track listingEdit

  1. "Bear Dance (Jens Gad Psycho Radio Remix)" 3:13
  2. "Bear Dance (Jens Gad Radio Remix)" 3:13
  3. "Bear Dance (Jens Gad Video Remix)" 3:13
  4. "The Bear Trance Dance (Extended Psycho Remix)" 6:41
  5. "The Bear Song (Album Version)" 2:42

In popular cultureEdit

  • In the later part of 1994 "The Bear Song" was featured in the movie Dumb and Dumber during the Dante's Inferno dinner scene.
  • In 2010 "The Bear Song" was featured in a Royal Dutch Shell television commercial.
  • In 2014, Washington Nationals pitcher Aaron Barrett, nicknamed "The Bear", began using "The Bear Song" as his entrance music.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-30. Retrieved 2012-03-27. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.kididdles.com/lyrics/b004.html
  3. ^ http://www.scoutorama.com/song/song_display.cfm?song_id=62