Tag Archive for Hula Hoop Songs

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Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas: Ula Ula

by Roberta Cervantes Garcia If you’re not familiar with the fab Argentinian group Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas, you must not live in Latin America. The musical duo consisting of Dante Spinetta and Emmanuel Horvilleur are from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and they have been making music together since 1991. Taking their name from the fictional Russian spy, Illya Kuryakin, in…

A Hula Hoop Girl in Hana Hawaii

If it’s cold or pouring down rain – like it is here at Hooping.org today – it’s even more delightful to be able to vicariously spend some time hooping on the beach on the beautiful island of Maui. Shapeshifter of Shapeshifter Hoop Dance spins her way to the Hamao and Red Sands beaches, as well as hoop dancing her way…

The Chipmunk Song: Christmas Don’t Be Late

Every holiday season in our search for all things hooping on the world wide web to share with our readers, we begin running into The Chipmunk Song, everywhere. We’ve heard it so many times this season alone that when someone asked us about it, we were surprised to realize we didn’t know much at all – and we proceeded to…

Plastic Bertrand: Hula Hoop

Our Friday Flashback this week spins us back to 1981. It’s a clip from an episode of the “Domenica In” show on Italian television with host Pippo Baudo. And who is our special guest this week? It’s none other than Plastic Bertrand, aka new wave prankster Roger Jouret, who is going to sing his single “Hula Hoop”. Prior to that…

Ted Garber: Hula Hoop Girl

Ted Garber has a song called “Hula Hoop Girl” which we’ve been meaning to share with you, and what better way to do so than with a live performance. The video was filmed at a private party in Sterling, Virginia, featuring South American hula hoop girl Leila Natour. From his “Live at Strathmore” album which won the Washington Area Music…

Olavi Virta: Hula Hula Hoop

In this week’s Friday Flashback we transport ourselves to the winter of 1959. The place: Tampere, Finland. Olavi Virta, the singer acclaimed as the king of Finnish tango, recorded the classic song “Hula Hula Hoop”. He recorded almost 600 songs in his lifetime, many of which remain part of Finnish pop culture today. The video is not to be missed.…

Molyric Featuring Chocolate Tai: Hoola Hoop

While there have been many hip-hop/R&B songs in recent years called “Hoola Hoop” that have utilized the hoop as a metaphor for women seductively circling their hips rather than being inside an actual circle, the brand new single by Molyric (with Chocolate Tai) is so freakin’ good it is easily one of the all-time best. If this doesn’t get your…