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The title of this song can also be rendered "Me Ole Bamboo". As might be expected this is a none too serious number. Like the rest of the songs from the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang it was written by the Sherman Brothers. The bamboo concerned is a prop used for a well choreographed routine in which Dick Van Dyke in the lead role of Caractacus Potts heads a male chorus dancing with long canes in a fair ground scene. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England)
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