|Written by||Chip Taylor|
|Source||single by The Troggs|
|Publisher||EMI Blackwood Music Inc.|
"Wild Thing" is a hit song written by New York-born songwriter Chip Taylor and originally recorded by the Wild Ones in 1965. The song is probably best known for its 1966 cover by the English band The Troggs, leading many to assume they are the original artist; however, the Troggs' version is only one of several covers.
Kermit, Floyd, and Animal later performed the song on the 1994 album Kermit Unpigged. Kermit is hoping to play a nice, quiet, unplugged version on his ukulele -- "Wild thing, dee-dum, ding, dum"—but Animal insists on plugging in. After the exuberant performance, Floyd takes a worn out Animal away for "num-nums and a nap."
- Rock Music with the Muppets (1985)