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Original Hampster Dance circa 1997 (hamsters dancing online)... and peek at the new

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Uploaded on May 19, 2010

Copyrighted content in this video is © 1997 - 2009 Abatis International, LLC. All Rights Reserved. So, please get their permission before using. They can be found at http://hampsterdance.com

Originally it was created by Canadian art student Deidre LaCarte for geocities, but grew into a huge internet meme. The site was named after her hamster, Hampton.

This experience provided to you by:
http://lee.org/reading/general/Hampst...

The original song is "Whistle Stop" by Roger Miller which was adapted by Disney in "Robin Hood" 1973 (the cartoon):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpaFWJ... (removed)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8UF-2...
... here is one with the cartoon: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-mByT...
-- The voice for the rooster, Alan-a-Dale, was done by Roger Miller also.

I liked the original, but it can get annoying to some...

check out the new site (celebrating a birthday also):
http://hampsterdance.com/

Here is the new song provided by Hampsterfans:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xX-_mS...

In January 1999, it was featured in an Earthlink Commercial (after the song had already changed slightly): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARybJ7...

Now go and enjoy.

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